We are now accepting applications for the 2021 season. 

Summer of the Arts festivals feature a variety of opportunities for musical performers and entertainers. You can see past performers and artists here. Please review the information on each festival below and fill out the application form HERE.


Iowa Arts Festival:

The Main Stage typically features local openers and well-known national or international headliners.
The Family Stage features children’s performers from all genres of entertainment. Strolling performers are sometimes hired.


Iowa City Jazz Festival:

The Main Stage features well-known national and international acts.
The Side Stage features youth, college, and local performers.


Soul & Blues Festival:

The Main Stage typically features local openers and regional or national headliners. The focus is on bands featuring African or African American performers and includes styles like R&B, Funk, and Soul.

Friday Night Concert Series:

This weekly event primarily books bands from Eastern Iowa. Consideration will be given to any bands with ties to Eastern Iowa.

To apply for our festivals, click HERE.