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Entertainment - The Main Stage

Deadline: Jan 31, 2022 11:59 pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Apr 23, 2022 10:00 am - Apr 24, 2022 4:00 pm
Tallahassee, Florida

About the event

The 22nd Annual Chain of Parks Art Festival is North Florida’s premiere outdoor fine art festival. Located in downtown Tallahassee along Park Avenue, the festival provides an opportunity for art lovers and artists to connect over the weekend. Expect to have a first-class, fun-filled outdoor cultural experience. View amazing, original, and one-of-a-kind works of art from 150 fine artists in a delightful Southern outdoor setting. Live entertainment will be available, along with local food trucks, chalk artists, and libations served by Il Lusso at the festival bar. The Evening Groove is BACK! Featuring Tallahassee Nights Live! group. Get ready to dance in the streets and celebrate having the Chain of Parks Festival back in full swing. The festival has expanded this year to offer new and exciting programs to bring the community unique fine art experiences such as FSU’s Opening Nights Special Presenting Artist event with artist Lana Shuttleworth and an Artist Workshop at LeMoyne Arts, all leading up to the festival weekend with Artists in the Park April 23-24, 2022!
Chain of Parks Art Festival
Chain of Parks Art Festival
Chain of Parks Art Festival
Chain of Parks Art Festival

About the application

Our Main Stage is located in the Center Court on Calhoun and features a variety of local bands and aspiring singer/songwriters along with crowd-pleasing local performing arts groups. Pop-up performances can be seen throughout the festival, mainly in the children's area called "The Village" to keep everyone entertained all weekend. The festival welcomes performers to apply to perform on a volunteer basis. In return, performers receive exposure to thousands of visitors at the festival, a listing in the festival program performance schedule and online schedule with a photo and link to webpage, a space by the stage to promote future performances and to sell CD’s, inclusion in pre-event marketing campaigns, and to say thank you, a drink ticket for each performer. Tallahassee Nights Live! will be our Evening Groove performer this year. Feel free to stay and enjoy the performance at 5:30pm on Saturday! Important Dates Setup Times, Schedule & Information Provided: Late March/Early April 2022 Event Set-Up: Friday, April 22, 2022 Event Dates: April 23 & 24, 2022 Event Times: Saturday from 10am – 5pm, with an Evening Groove from 5:30-7:30pm, Sunday, from 10am – 4pm Please note that past selected performance groups will generally get priority placement for 2022 for the sake of our historical partnership. Upon acceptance to participate, the Festival’s Entertainment Chair will work with each group to schedule an appropriate performance time. The Festival, through the City of Tallahassee, provides the sound system, soundboard operator, and plug-ins for a maximum of 12 inputs. The stage is approximately 32’ wide and 14’ deep. Upon acceptance to participate, you will be asked to complete a Stage Plot Form showing placement of plug-ins and equipment. By applying, you are agreeing to perform free of charge for the Chain of Parks Art Festival. In consideration of performing, the following benefits are provided by the Festival: 1.) Mention in Festival Magazine, with photo. Online feature with bio & photo. 2.) Inclusion in Pre-Event marketing campaigns. 3.) One tented 8’ table and two chairs adjacent to the stage for autographs, photos and sales of band merchandise during and after your group’s performance. 4.) Digital festival postcard available for pre-show promotion.

Terms & Conditions

2022 GENERAL RELEASE OF CLAIMS & HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. does NOT provide liability insurance for the protection of persons, vendors, entertainers, merchants, organizations, spectators or others who participate in any LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event. In consideration of participating in the Chain of Parks Art Festival, I do hereby release and forever discharge LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC., its members, officers, employees, agents, servants, volunteers and sponsors from any and all actions, negligence, causes of actions, claims and demands, for any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by me or my organization in connection with or relating to any LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event. This release extends to, applies to, covers and includes all known, unknown, disclosed, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, losses and liabilities, and the consequences thereof, notwithstanding the provisions of any state, federal, local or territorial law or statute to the contrary. Such provisions are hereby expressly waived. It is further understood and agreed that my/my organization’s participation in any LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event is not to be construed as an admission of liability or the assumption of any responsibility by LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC., its members, officers, employees, agents, servants, volunteers and/or sponsors for any act or omission by me or any member(s) of my organization. I hereby agree on behalf of my organization, its heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns to indemnify LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. and its members, officers, employees, agents, servants, volunteers and sponsors, jointly and severally, and to hold them harmless from and against any and all actions, negligence, claims, demands and liabilities, loss damages and expense of whatever kind or nature, including attorney fees, which may from any organizations participation in the LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event. Furthermore, I agree that the venue for any claim or matter relating to this agreement shall be Leon County, Florida. LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC., The City of Tallahassee and The Tallahassee Police Department reserve the right to remove any misrepresented or inappropriate material or persons from any LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event, including but not limited to, The Village. Non-compliance with Chain of Parks Art Festival’s directive, rules and/or regulations will result in the forfeiture of my/my organization’s booth and immediate closure by the Tallahassee Police Department and LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC.

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Entertainment - The Main Stage
Entertainment - The Main Stage
2022 Chain of Parks Art Festival
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