January 28, 2017

OPEN CALL FOR PERFORMERS [Musicians, Dancers, Poets + More]

Rhode Island Avenue Main Street is excited to announce Porch Fest 2017, taking place Saturday April 15 from 2-6pm. We are seeking musicians + singers of all genres, dancers, poets + spoken word artists, etc. to perform at this lively, well-attended annual event.

PORCH FEST | Saturday, April 15 | 2-6pm
This is an exciting event that brings together neighbors, business owners, and artists in a casual and fun afternoon of creative expression.

This is a RAIN or SHINE event that includes performances on porches (business and residential) that are suitable for the entire family. We are looking for performances that can take place in small spaces (a porch or sidewalk!) This could include musicians, bands, dancers, poets and more.

Submission Details

  • Please fill out the Performer Registration Form no later than March 1, 2017
  • Artists must supply all required equipment
  • There will be no changing or waiting rooms. Artists must arrive show-ready
  • Please note, this is an unpaid performance opportunity
  • Artists will be contacted and confirmed on a rolling basis
  • We will make every effort to accommodate all submissions

For more information please visit or email events[at]riamainstreet[dot]org

Thank you for your interest!