Karen Vanlent provides back-up vocals as Jaydin Keith of Red Deer performs on the Ross Street Patio during the summer months of 2017. File photo

Open call for musicians to play Ross Street Patio summer concert

Preference will be given to Red Deer and Red Deer County residents

The City of Red Deer is holding an open call for musicians to take the stage on the Ross Street Patio this summer.

Submissions will be assessed based on quality and originality of performance as well as audience interaction and engagement.

“The Ross Street Patio Parties support both established and emerging artists through the summer concert series, and we look forward to all the talent that will be on display once again this year,” Caryn Ouwehand, special events programmer.

This call is open to all, although preference will be given to Red Deer and Red Deer County residents. All genres are encouraged to submit. There is no submission fee.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 4 p.m. For more information or to download an application form, visit www.reddeer.ca/PatioParties.

Musicians are invited to apply for a performance opportunity at one of three Friday summer concerts scheduled for June 15, July 13 and August 10 from 6 -10 p.m.

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