Sounds of Summer Concerts

Call For Bands

The Holden Arboretum is happy to announce its 10th annual summer concert series planned for the summer of 2019. This outdoor concert series will start Tuesday, June 11 and continue every Tuesday through July 30. All concerts  start at 7pm and last until 8:30pm. These concerts are designed to promote awareness of the Holden Arboretum while providing local bands with an opportunity to showcase their musical talent in a beautiful outdoor setting. Bands are responsible for their own sound and public address equipment. The Arboretum will provide electrical services. In the event of rain, these concerts will be held in the Corning Visitor Center.

Participating bands are paid $400 will be paid upon completion of your performance. All musical genres are welcome.

Key Dates:

  • March 15, 2019 application postmark date
  • April 5, 2019 selected bands notified
  • May 1, 2019 promotion of series begins
  • June 11, 2019 first concert in series
  • July 30, 2019 last concert in series

To apply, download and complete the application and send it with samples of the band’s music to Alison Calkins,  9500 Sperry Road, Kirtland, Ohio 44094 or email the application and samples to

Sounds of Summer Call for Bands Application