Music By The River Returns – Call For Musicians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2016

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – The Arts Council of New Westminster (ACNW) is excited to announce the return of Music By The River.  In 2015, the ACNW coordinated busking style performances by selected musicians down on the riverfront boardwalk of New Westminster next to River Market. 2016 sees a return of this program starting April 1.

The ACNW is currently seeking submissions of solo and duo performers. All genres of music will be considered. Participants of Music By The River are required to be ACNW members and will be paid a $25 honorarium for a 2-hour performance which will take place on weekends at River Market.

For further details on the program, or for enquiries to participate, please contact: music@artscouncilnewwest.org or visit http://artscouncilnewwest.org/music-by-the-river/

ABOUT MUSIC BY THE RIVER:

With The Arts Council of New Westminster’s commitment to promoting the arts within the community, Music By The River captures the art of live performance for community pleasure while offering local musicians the opportunity to display their talent. Music By The River is presented in partnership with the City of New Westminster, River Market, Music Box New West, and the Music Department at New Westminster Secondary School.

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ABOUT THE ARTS COUNCIL OF NEW WESTMINSTER:

Founded in 1967, The Arts Council of New Westminster is an umbrella organization built by individuals and member groups who share an interest in visual, performing and literary arts. The Arts Council’s role in the community is to advocate for the arts at all levels of government and to foster support for anyone engaging in artistic and cultural endeavors.

For more information about the Arts Council, visit http://artscouncilnewwest.org

CONTACT:

Susan Bernal, Program Coordinator
Music by the River
The Arts Council of New Westminster
http://artscouncilnewwest.org/music-by-the-river/
music@artscouncilnewwest.org
604-525-3244