Summer of the Arts festivals feature a variety of opportunities for musical performers and entertainers. Please review the information on each festival below and submit your electronic media kit via the appropriate email. The planning committees regularly check this email and will contact you if they are interested in booking or need additional information.
No phone calls please!
Booking for the 2014 festival season is now underway. Booking for the 2014 Iowa City Jazz Festival is complete.
Please send electronic inquiries per the guidelines below for consideration for the 2014 season!
The Friday Night Concert Series books Johnson County, Iowa, bands only. At least one member of the band must reside in Johnson County, or, the band must be considered to be a "Johnson County" band. This consideration is at the sole discretion of the Friday Night Concert Series booking committee.
Submit your press kit for consideration to FNCSmusic@summerofthearts.org
Our main stage typically features local openers and well-known national or international headliners.
Children’s performers from all genres of entertainment are featured on our Family Stage for our Global Village and Children’s Day activities. Strolling performers are sometimes hired.
Submit your press kit for consideration to IAFmusic@summerofthearts.org
As one of the nation’s top 10 jazz festivals, The Iowa City Jazz Festival features well-known national and international acts on the main stage. Three side stages feature performers in the following areas: Youth, College and Local.
Submit your press kit for consideration to ICJFmusic@summerofthearts.org
The Iowa Soul Festival is the newest festival produced by Summer of the Arts and presented by Diversity Focus.
Submit your press kit for consideration to SITCmusic@summerofthearts.org
The Saturday Night Concert Series, presented by Iowa City Downtown District & Integrated DNA Technologies, features a wide variety of regional performers.
Submit your press kit for consideration to DSNMusic@summerofthearts.org.