Local bands/musicians needed for Thursdays On First & 3rd and Down by the Riverside.

Posted on January 3,2017

 

RELEASE DATE: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Local bands/musicians needed for Thursdays On First & 3rd and Down by the Riverside.    

ROCHESTER, MN, - Riverside Concerts is seeking local bands/musicians to play the Thursdays On First and 3rd Music Festival and the opening slots at the Down by the Riverside Free Summer Concert Series. All musical genres will be considered. Original material is encouraged. 
 
Thursdays On First & 3rd Requirements:
1). must have enough material to fill a 60 minute set
2). must provide own backline (on-stage instruments and amplification)

Down by the Riverside Requirements:
1). must have enough material to fill a 45 minute set
2). must provide own backline (on-stage instruments and amplification)
3). must be based in Southeast MN, or at least have one member with a direct tie (, e.g., "attended an area high school," "grew up on a farm in rural Doge County," etc.) to the 11 county region around SE MN (Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha and Winona).
 
To apply, please submit a press kit, or a link to an electronic press kit, that includes photos, bios, a song-list, and at least (3) three audio/video recordings. 

Please also indicate the series you would like to apply for (Thursdays On First, Down by the Riverside, or both) and the name of the city the band is based in. Be sure to include a contact person’s name, phone, and e-mail.
 
Submissions should be postmarked no later than March 1, 2017.

Direct all submissions to:
 
Local Band Submissions
c/o Riverside Concerts
201 4th St. SE, Suite 170
Rochester MN 55904
info@riversideconcerts.com
 
By submitting a press kit, you are granting Riverside Concerts the right to share samples of your band's music with headliners who request approval of opening act rights. For more information, call (507) 328-2201 or e-mail info@riversideconcerts.com.
 
Visit us online at www.riversideconcerts.com.
 
About Riverside Concerts:
Riverside Concerts produces the Down by the Riverside free summer concert series; the Riverside Concerts Presents indoor, ticketed concert series; the musical acts at the Thursdays on First & 3rd summer market and music festival; the World Music Series which explores musical landscapes from around the globe; the Artist-In-the Schools & Library Outreach residency program which brings world-renowned artists to local elementary schools and libraries; and our community music program that celebrates the local musician through the volunteer ensembles the Rochester Concert Band & Choir, under the direction of Chuck Blattner.
 
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
 
Public Contact:

Riverside Concerts  - General Information
Government Center - City Hall
201 4th St. SE, Suite 170
Rochester, MN 55904
info@riversideconcerts.com
507-328-2200
WEB: http://www.riversideconcerts.com

Media Contact:

Chris Alcott
Assistant General Manager – Riverside Concerts
chris@riversideconcerts.com
507-328-2208

 


Tags: Thursdays on first & 3rd

Address

311 Broadway Ave South, Suite A2
Rochester, MN 55904

Phone

507.216.9882

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