Sunset Concerts 2012 - Carbondale, Illinois

Posted by:  Southern Illinois University Carbondale  | 

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Summary

Southern Illinois University Carbondale presents the Sunset Concerts Series, an annual outdoor Summer event, reeling in close to 2,000 attendees for each show. Performances take place on Thursday nights during June and July, and feature a different genre on each night.



Artists from blues, reggae, college rock, pop, bluegrass, oldies, and related genres are encouraged to apply. The crowd is electric and appreciative, all eager to hear some talented musicians. Not to mention, the event is in its 34th Summer and is still going strong. Participants are welcome to bring their own alcohol to this popular celebration



Benefits for Selected Artists:



  • Artists will be compensated $1,500 to $1,800.

  • Artists will receive lodging, if coming from out of town.

  • Exposure while performing live in front of 2000 people.


Currently, seven Thursday evenings, beginning June 14, 2012 through to July 26, 2012 are being booked. This is the perfect opportunity for an artist to receive great exposure and to also have an awesome time.

Terms And Conditions

Each concert has a set time limit. We want 2 - 50 minute set plus a 10 minute encore. The concert begin at 7:05 pm and contain a 15 minute break in the middle. The entire show needs to conclude between 9:00 and 9:15 pm because of local curfews and the fact that alcohol is permitted at the shows.