Call for Performers




The Town is looking for interested bands and musical performers to play at various events and festivals throughout the summer including Music in the Park, Canada Day, Brooklin Harvest Festival and other community events. Please see dates and times below.

Music in the Park

Wednesday Evenings

Whitby Rotary Centennial Park
800 Brock Street South, Whitby
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
July 4 – August 22

Thursday Evenings

Brooklin Grass Park
41 Baldwin Street, Brooklin
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
July 5 – August 22

Canada Day

Victoria Fields/Whitby Marina
Watson Street West, Whitby
Sunday, July 1, various times.

Brooklin Harvest Festival

Grass Park, 41 Baldwin Street, Brooklin
Saturday, September 15 
10 a.m. – 4 p.m

Submission Requirements

Interested groups must submit an Expression of Interest Application Form - online applications are preferred. Those interested in being considered must submit the following by March 20, 2018 at 4 p.m:

  1. Complete Expression of Interest Form
  2. Link to website, or link to live performance
  3. Include Promotional Photo, three to four sentence biography and Sample Song List

Upon receipt, your ‘Expression of Interest’ will be acknowledged by email. Further contact will only be with those performers selected for one of the above events. Successful bands will be required to complete the Performance Agreement Form and event information package.

Details and Guidelines

An honourarium of $350 will be provided for each weekly performance for Music in the Park and negotiated for major town events (Canada Day and Harvest Festival). Costs for travel/transportation, accommodation, meals and any other expenses are the responsibility of the performer(s). The performer(s) are responsible for providing their own sound equipment. Power is available at each site location. The Town will handle all marketing and promotions of the events.

Selection Criteria

The performers will be evaluated by a jury panel based on the criteria listed below:

  • Talent and diversity of performers
  • Suitability for all ages
  • Past community concert experience
  • Fan base in Whitby and Durham Region

Contact Information

Questions can be emailed to Special Events.