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Request for Entertainment Proposals

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Release Date: Dec. 11, 2014

The City of Sammamish is accepting electronic press kits from bands, children’s performers and cultural entertainment for our 2015 summer events. A list of event dates and times is provided below. The majority of the entertainment offered will be performed from on a city-provided 24’x 6’ mobile stage that is set up outside in our parks.

To be considered, press kits must be received by end of the day on Friday, January 30, 2015. Electronic press kits emailed to Lynne Handlos at lhandlos@sammamish.us are preferred. Hard-copy press kits are accepted though at City of Sammamish, c/o Lynne Handlos, 801 228th Ave SE, Sammamish WA 98075. Due to the number of submissions received each year, we may only be able to contact those selected. Press kits its must include the following:

  • Bio, including type of music you play or type of entertainment you offer
  • Website
  • Photos
  • Desired pay
  • Performance audios and videos

  • o Minimum of at least one video, preferably in an outdoor setting

Bands
We look for bands that play family-friendly music of any genre. Sound equipment and professional engineer provided. Both cover bands and those who play original music will be considered for the following:

Event Name Date Performance Time
Fourth on the Plateau July 4 6:00-8:00p
Fourth on the Plateau July 4 8:00-10:00p
Concerts in the Park July 9 6:30-8:00p
Concerts in the Park July 16 6:30-8:00p
Concerts in the Park July 23 6:30-8:00p
Concerts in the Park July 30 6:30-8:00p
Concerts in the Park August 6 6:30-8:00p
Concerts in the Park August 13 6:30-8:00p
Concerts in the Park August 27 6:30-8:00p

Children’s Performer
We look for a variety of children’s performers and those able to provide their own sound are preferred. Past performers have been musicians, jugglers, comedians, animals, magicians and impersonators.

Event Name Date Performance Time
KidsFirst! July 14 1 hour mid-day
KidsFirst! July 28 1 hour mid-day
KidsFirst! August 11 1 hour mid-day
KidsFirst! August 25 1 hour mid-day

Cultural Entertainment
As part of our Sammamish Day’s Celebration, we include entertainment from multiple different cultures, including bands, singers, dancers and performers. Sound equipment and professional engineer provided. The event is Saturday, August 22 from 10:00a-2:00p. Performances are booked for 15-30 minutes and include a mix of paid and non-paid entertainment.

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