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 these emails and will contact you if they are interested in booking or need additional information.
No phone calls please!
Please send electronic inquiries per the guidelines below for consideration for the 2016 season!
Please note that all performances for 2015 have been booked.
The Friday Night Concert Series, presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City, books primarily Johnson County, Iowa, bands. Consideration will be given to any bands with ties within Eastern Iowa. 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
The Iowa Arts Festival, presented by Veridian Credit Union, typically features local openers and well-known national or international headliners on the main stage.
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, presented by UICCU, 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, presented by Diversity Focus, features soul, blues, Hip Hop and funk music on the main stage as well as dancers.
Submit your press kit for consideration to ISFmusic@summerofthearts.org