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Labor Day Weekend at the Lincoln Theatre


Labor Day Weekend at the Lincoln Theatre is a series of three musical concerts to be held at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC on September 1 - 3, 2017. Each individual concert will focus on different musical genres, e.g. blues, jazz, funk, go-go, folk, rock and others. The family-friendly concerts will be presented free to the public.

Musical artists/groups working in the aforementioned genres are invited to apply to perform in the concert series. Artists must reside in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area (50 mile radius of Washington, DC); selection preference will be given to those artists residing in Washington, DC. All applications will be reviewed by a panel to make selections for each concert. Selected artists will receive an honorarium, up to $1,000 for solo artists and up to $7,500 for groups. Selected artists will present approximately 45 minutes of live musical performance.

The deadline to apply is Friday, June 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm. Artists may be contacted to arrange a live audition prior to final selection. Artists will be notified of their selection status no later than August 1, 2017. Artists will need to be available for performance on either September 1, 2 or 3. Selected artists will need to be available for load-in/technical rehearsals (schedule will be provided following selection).

The online application for both individual artists and groups may be accessed here: http://dcarts.slideroom.com

For more information, contact Jeffrey Scott, CAH Chief of External Affairs, at [email protected] or 202-724-5613.