Call For Performers: Performance opportunities for musicians, dancers, spoken word artists.
From: The South Silver Spring Neighborhood Association
For: 2008 Exhibition at the South Silver Spring Block Party
When: Sunday, June 8, 2008 -- 11-5 pm
What: The Second Annual South Silver Spring Block Party is an event organized by the South Silver Spring Neighborhood Association with assistance from
The Block Party will consist of arts, retail and food vendors including an interactive children's art area, emergency vehicles, food and clothing drive, stage w/approximately 10 performing arts acts and retail business vendors. Over 5,000 flyers will be distributed to the nearby condo and apartment communities in addition to notices in local newspapers and community listservs, notice boards and blogs. Each selected artist will also be featured on the event's website.
Last Year: During the First Annual South Silver Spring Block Party, nearly 2000 people from the community attended. There were 10 performers, 40 retail and food vendors, a children's area, emergency vehicles on display, a historical tour and a tree planting ceremony with several top
How: There are 10 performance times available. If you are interested visit http://blockparty.southsilverspring.org and check out their "online audition." Be prepared to provide the following information: •Please submit 3 samples of your work •Include: Genre and group size •Include: Your Name, address and phone number
Submission Deadline: April 15th, 5pm
Jurors will make decisions based on quality of work, but preference will be given to artists located within the Silver Spring Arts and Entertainment District. Each artist will be given approximately 20 minutes and will not need to bring their own equipment as everything will be supplied for you. There will not be payment for the performance, but you will be able to sell your products.