The East Lansing Art Festival offers an eclectic mix of original and traditional live music. Preference is given to local performers with a focus on a wide range of diverse musical styles including Folk, Original Rock, Jazz, Blues, Celtic and more. The East Lansing Art Festival is a non-profit arts and cultural event that presents these live performances free of charge to the public thanks to generous sponsorships from area businesses and a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. For more information on how you can contribute to this program contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our get involved page.
There is limited availability to participate as a performer at the East Lansing Art Festival. Submissions are evaluated based on type of performance, content, quality, diversity, and potential audience appeal. Priority is given to local performers at this non-profit event. Performers are chosen between the months of September and January by the East Lansing Art Festival Board of Directors and Festival Stage Host.
Interested performers please complete the information below. Submissions are accepted between the months of August and November.
Due to the large number of inquiries only those performers chosen to perform at the festival will be contacted by the end of January.
The Artist Demonstration Area promotes art inquiry and supplements community art education by providing festival visitors with an opportunity to ask questions and chat with artists at work. The Artist Demonstration Area presents artists working with glass, metal, collage, prints, paint, assemblage, ceramics, fiber and computers. The Artist Demonstration Area also showcases poetry and theater, in an effort to broaden the festival’s artistic scope and range of experience.