FODfest Artist Request Form
Thank you for your interest in FODfest. We strive to accommodate all artist requests to perform. Please read this introduction and our terms of agreement in their entirety.
FODfest is a unique performance format that is part jam session, part song-swap, part concert. Whenever possible, all musicians are invited to be on stage throughout the entire concert in what we affectionately call the FODpod. As such, there may be a large number of people on stage at once.
All artists have the opportunity to lead a song. This can be an original, cover, traditional, instrumental, a cappella, rap, or spoken word. It can be performed with or without the accompaniment of the FODpod, but in the community-collaborative spirit of FODfest we encourage artists to lead songs that are easy to follow and invite others to join in. There is typically time for each artist to lead 1-3 songs.
Because of the large numbers of musicians involved, FODfest is often acoustic-based which helps keep the volume level contained and the musicality optimal. This is not to say that there aren't ever any electric instruments or drums, but we often scale the production back. Someone from Music In Common will be in touch with you to answer your tech questions or should we have any of our own.
Please fill out the form below. If there is a required field you cannot answer simply type N/A.
TERMS OF AGREEMENT
FODfest is a nonpolitical event. Please do not use your time on stage for political rants of any nature.
Music in Common, Inc. reserves the right to film, record, and photograph FODfest and these recordings, images, and videos may be made available to and shared with a global audience. By submitting this form, you (and your parent / legal guardian if you are under 18 years of age) are consenting to being filmed, recorded, and photographed by Music in Common and are hereby granting Music in Common, Inc. the right to include your name and likeness in future promotional and commercially released materials including, but not limited to, LPs, CDs, DVDs, digital downloads and streams, documentary films, and audio and video clip postings on social media and elsewhere on the internet. FODfest artists are engaged as volunteers or work for hire and not entitled to any royalties from any recordings that may result from the event. Music in Common, Inc. owns the exclusive rights to these audio and video recordings and photographs and all related commercially available products, and may use or sell them for promotional and commercial purposes. Any and all profits resulting from such commercial ventures will be donated to Music in Common, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization.