Sunday, March 29, 2009

Summer Bandstand Selection

2009 Santa Fe Bandstand News
Selection Process for Performers Runs from March 15 - May 1

The City of Santa Fe has started to receive inquiries about the popular Santa Fe Bandstand free summer concert series. The City of Santa Fe and Outside In Productions are pleased to announce that beginning Monday, July 6 there will be free live music on the Community Stage at the Santa Fe Plaza. This free summer concert series happens every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. This seven-week long free music festival will run through Aug. 20 featuring some of the finest, Blues, Latin, Country, Rock, Reggae, R&B, Jazz, Bluegrass, Folk, Americana, Alternative, Native, and World Beat Music that New Mexico has to offer as well as national touring acts.

How can local musicians apply to perform on the Plaza?
Performers are encouraged to apply now to perform on the bandstand. The main consideration in the performer selection process is bands or individual artists who have the ability to really connect with the diverse cross-section of the people of Santa Fe and the audience of locals and tourists. The application deadline for bandstand performers is May 1.

Applicants should email mp3s, EPKs and web site links as well as high resolution photos and a one-line description of the musical genre. Also let us know where and when you are playing so we could have an opportunity to see you perform live.

Email to

You may also send CDs, DVDs or a good, clean demo to:
Outside In
Santa Fe Bandstand
PO Box 5714
Santa Fe, NM 87502

If accepted Outside In Productions will contact you by May 15, 2009.

Santa Fe Arts Commission: (505) 955-6707
Outside In: (505) 986-6054

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