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The Moscow Farmers Market is accepting performance applications for the 2021 season. Note: this application is for the scheduled performances in Friendship Square. If you are interested in performance vending (busking), please find more information and application forms on this page: https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/212/Live-Music .
The Moscow Farmers Market has been a treasured and vibrant part of the community since its inception in 1977. This summer Saturday event celebrates local farmers, artisans, and performers by providing them with an opportunity to interact directly with the community and its visitors. Music and other performing arts are a key attraction for our patrons. The Moscow Farmers Market is a family friendly event. After submitting this form, we may contact you about additional performance opportunities at community events.
Due to anticipated social distancing requirements we plan to give priority to smaller ensembles for the 2021 market season.
We promote performances on social media, in our monthly newsletter, and wherever else we can. Please describe your act for these promotional opportunities. (max 260 characters)
Please select dates you would be available to perform.
The one-hour performance from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. is non-paid, however tip jars and CD sales are allowed. The two-hour performance from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is a paid performance, and the pay schedule is as follows: $50 for a soloist, $100 for a duet, $150 for a larger ensemble. Paid performers will need to submit a signed contract and W9 form prior to their performance. The market does not reimburse travel expenses.
Our sound system consists of two loudspeakers, two monitor speakers, several vocal and instrumental microphones, and a mixer with 18 available channels. If any additional equipment is needed, the performer is responsible for providing it. You are welcome to use your own sound system if preferred. We also have two 10’ x 10’ tents which you can stand under in case of inclement weather. Performances continue rain or shine, but may be cancelled for health or safety reasons at the discretion of market staff.
Please keep the following in mind when planning your musical performance: • Be on time • No swearing • No aggressive, lewd, or inciting behavior • No alcohol • Market staff limits performance volume for patron comfort and to comply with the Noise Ordinance found in title 10, chapter 11 of the City Code • We reserve the right to cancel any performance at any time.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by by February 26, 2021. Applications received after this date will be considered for open slots if performance dates become available.
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