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City seeks New Year’s Eve entertainers

Monday, September 17, 2018 by Katy McElroy

Austin’s New Year’s Eve celebration is a free, family-friendly event held at Vic Mathias Shores in downtown Austin. The city has opened up the call for local musicians, performers, and artists to propose their performance, workshop or art installation for the audience of approximately 20,000 people. The alcohol-free program goes from 5 p.m. until the fireworks show shortly after 10 p.m. The city is looking to choose a variety of entertainment including, but not limited to:

Musical individuals and groups.
Performing artists such as actors, jugglers, storytellers, dancers, fire dancers, hula-hoopers, aerial performance, illustrators, spray can artists or other visual artists who produce work on the spot, elaborate costumes and other festive performances.
Temporary interactive art installations, especially those which feature light or sound.

Proposals must be submitted to by Sept. 28, 2018, and must include contact information, a written one-page narrative, and a detailed budget. Visit for more information.

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