2014 Audition Info
Auditions are held in the spring of each year, and are open to musicians, singer/song-writers, jugglers, magicians, performers, dance troupes, artists, and other street arts performers. Performers are judged before a panel of local artists, committee members and merchants. Performers are paid, a priority for organizers who all feel that artists should always be compensated for their work.
Monday, March 24, 2014
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
PERFORMANCE DATES: Thursday evenings from June 5 to August 14, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performances take place outdoors in downtown Chelsea, Michigan.
First United Methodist Church
128 Park Street
Chelsea, MI 48118
There are approximately 100 paying spots available on the schedule. Auditions are open to musicians, singer/songwriters, jugglers, magicians, dance troupes, artists, and other street performers
Interested parties should fill out the online application and reserve a time slot. Those auditioning will then have 3-5 minutes to perform at one of four stages before a panel of judges made up of local musicians, committee members, merchants and maybe a few celebrities.
Performers should bring any necessary equipment with which they would normally perform. There are 30-40 audition slots available on a first come basis. Those that cannot make the audition or are not able to secure a time slot should still fill out the application online and send in a CD, demo, or email a link to an audio demo. There is no charge to audition.
Selected performers will be contacted to schedule performance dates during the Sounds and Sights season based on availability.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 17, 2014.
Or, if you prefer to apply by mail:
Download 2014 Audition Application Form (PDF)
Mail application to:
Chelsea Area Festivals & Events
222 S. Main Street, Suite B
Chelsea, MI 48118
For information, please email our Festival Coordinator at email@example.com.