Edom Area Chamber of Commerce ~ Perform Edom Guidelines & Application

Thank you for your interest in performing in Edom where “Art Comes to Life”. The Chamber has several Perform Edom Opportunities, on one to three stages, during:

    April 21 & 22, 2018 - April in Edom (Apps due by Feb 28)

    Oct 21 & 22, 2018 Edom Festival of the Arts (2nd weekend in Oct) Apps due by Aug 15

    Nov: Fri, Sat & Sun after Thanksgiving for Edom's Holiday Open House

    Dates TBA 279 Artisan Trails' Art Jam (Opportunities Pending)

    We welcome Performance Applications as we integrate artistic performance into Chambers’ events. We provide a venue for new local performers, plus draw experienced performers. The Events have great popularity, due to singer/song writers, dancers, etc. We hope every group looks forward to coming back to make our events successful.

    No compensation is provided, but Volunteer Performers are provided a venue for performance, sales & media coverage. Your performance is tax deductible as a donation to the Chamber of Commerce. A Tax Receipt is available as part of application. Indicate amount at #20. Signatures required prior to or day of performance (bring App Form with you).

1. Performances need to fit the event

  • April in Edom is an “Ole Fashion Street Fair” set on the street & in front or back of stores, bank & restaurants. AiE Patrons include more “whole families” coming from a 100+ mile radius. Local Performers are given preference.
  • The October's event is a juried fine Art Festival set in a serene wooded field. The Festival’s patron following come from major Cities, near-by states & all around East Texas. It is usual to draw Performers from these areas to this event. Scheduling Policies vary. Contact us prior to application.
  • Edom’s Holiday Open House, following Thanksgiving, finds Artisans & Businesses fully stocked & welcoming shoppers with performers playing on 1-2 stages.
  • 279 Artisan Trail brings art & demonstrations from Blue Moon Gardens, throughout Edom & Ben Wheeler. A range of styles is sought. Dates TBA.

2. Styles

We request tasteful, family appropriate music, dance, mime, etc. Music styles are varied & include folk, country, light rock & roll, jazz, blues, eclectic, etc. Original music is preferred.

  • Loud distorted guitar will not be allowed.
  • Electrical instruments are okay, but volumes must be kept to a minimum.
  • Karaoke & recorded vocal accompaniment are not allowed.

3. Application Process

  • A. Complete, sign & return the Performance Application to the Committee via web app.
  • B. Provide exact Internet Link(s) or MP3 of 2+ songs performances for approval.
  • C. Submit a 100 character caption on Application. (Offer exact copy for use on web, Facebook & media.
  • D. Attach photo(s), Poster or Flyer via web link or email of Artists/Group.
  • E. Offer references of two recent venues you have played (in the last 6 months).
  • F. Estimate “following” you will invite to the Event. IE. Will 25-50 people attend your show?
  • G. Promote the Event & time you are playing via web (facebook, youtube, Reverbnation,…), via Flyers,Etc. in your town, college, school, church, etc
  • H. Indicate if you can provide 1 Hour OR ½ Hour worth of performance & dates/times available.
  • I. Agreement to all Disclaimers & Releases indicated on the Application by you/Group.

4. Selection Process

The Perform Edom Committee evaluates your application & performance

Complete & Return Performance Application & Materials via web Application.

For Info: PerformEdom@VisitEdom.com T/F 844-6EdomTX (888-633-6689) # Ext 4

Application indicates agreement with above Policies.