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Call for Performers!

The Commission on the Arts and Humanities programming staff is looking to showcase local talent at three exciting public events. Performing artists and acts of all disciplines and genres are encouraged to apply. Selected artists will be offered a fee for their services. Performance times vary per event. This call is open to artists residing within a 50 mile radius of Washington, DC.

SummerSet DC
Tuesdays and Thursdays
June 29, 2017 through July 20, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The National Mall
A lunchtime music series presented by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities in partnership with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, the Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and the National Park Service.

202 Arts & Music Festival
Saturday, September 9, 2017
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Southwest Waterfront
An arts and music festival with more than ten hours of continuous programming showcasing Washington, DC's arts and culture.

32nd Annual Mayor's Arts Awards
Thursday, September 14, 2017
7:00 PM
The Historic Lincoln Theatre
The Mayor's Arts Awards are honors conferred by the District of Columbia on individuals, organizations and patrons in the arts and humanities.

Applications will be reviewed by a panel as part of the selection process for each event. Applicants may be requested to give a live audition at the discretion of CAH. Selection preference will be given to District of Columbia resident artists/acts.

For more information on these events, please contact Special Events Manager, Ebony Brown ([email protected]) or Special Events Associate, JaKenna Martin (jakenna.ma[email protected]).

To submit an online application for any of these calls please visit the following link: https://dcarts.slideroom.com/#/login/program/36099/vJ18hUE082

The deadline to apply is 4:00 PM, May 19, 2017.