September 3-5, 2021
Tvshka Homma, OK
Seeking Choctaw Performing Artists
Choctaw performing artists are invited to apply to perform on the main Amphitheater Stage during the 2021 Labor Day Festival.
Please send demo CD/video (or website link) and a current band or artist photo with current contact information and CNO membership documents for review. Calls will be made to top prospects. Must be 18 years or older and a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to be considered. Open to groups, solo artists, and other performance-based mediums.
Submission Deadline is June 25, 2021
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Choctaw Artist Committee
P.O. Box 1210
Durant, OK 74702
Do all artists in the band have to be tribal members or does at least having one member qualify for the group?
At least one member of the band/group must be a Choctaw tribal member.
How many acts are being selected?
Two groups total
When will the selection be announced and where will this be announced?
The artist(s) will be announced on the CNO website and the CNO Facebook page on July 5th
How are the artists being evaluated/graded?
The artist(s) will be evaluated on the Quality of Submission, Diction (were the lyrics easily understood), Intonation (did the artist remain in tune throughout the song), Style (did the artist have a unique sound or quality that stood out), Vocal Quality / Range (did the artist display range while performing).
Will my score sheet be available to review following my submission?
No, the scoresheets are kept confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside the Choctaw Artist Committee.
What nights will the artists perform?
Saturday, September 4, 2021 (Exact time of performance TBA)
Will sound check be provided?
Yes, details will be sent to the selected group(s) prior to the show.
Will music production (monitors, monitor boards, front of house board, and main PA) be provided?
Will musical instruments be provided?
No, artist(s) must bring all desired instruments or bring a cd to play their music.
Will the band members be paid?
Yes. Payment will be discussed with the artists who are selected to perform.