Champaign Park District Summer Series 2011

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The Champaign Park District Summer Concert Series, held from from June 5th through to August 17th, 2011, is a music series held in Champaign, IL. It is looking for solo artists and bands to perform live at one of the concert dates during the summer of 2011. There is 1 slot reserved in each show for a Sonicbids artist. Compensation for artists is negotiable.There is 1 slot reserved in each show for a Sonicbids artist.

Dates of the summer music series:

  • June 5th, 2011

  • June 15th, 2011

  • June 26th, 2011

  • July 6th, 2011

  • July 27th, 2011

  • August 17th, 2011

Compensation for artists is negotiable. 5,000 concert cards are made listing all the performers for the summer.  These cards are distributed throughout all the concerts and the community.  If booked in time, performers are also listed in the Park District Funformation Guide that goes out to every residence in Champaign. All performances are held from 6:30pm to 8:00pm, and draw crowds of 50-500 people. Artists will be booked as applications are received, but all submitting artists will be notified by April 7th, 2011.

Past performers of the Champaign Park District Summer Concert Series include Decatur Park Singer, Jim Markum Swing Band, Point of Fire, The Impalas, Run for Cover, Candy Foster, Mary Clark, The Shanties and Boneyard Jazz Quintet.

The Champaign Park District's arts programs include numerous cultural events that serve an average of 48,000 community members per year. Concert offerings include the Bach's Lunch Concert Series, Summer Concerts, and Gospel/Fest. The Division also provides juried exhibition opportunities to local artists through the Springer Cultural Center Art Exhibition Series, Town and Country Amateur Art Show, and the Taste of Champaign-Urbana Arts and Crafts Festival which draws on an average 50,000 participants on it's own.

To submit to or for more information on other Champaign Park District events, click on the listing: