June 1 - October 26, 2017

Downtown Jefferson City
100 W High St
Jefferson City, MO

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Jefferson City Missouri boasts some the most outstanding entertainment opportunities in the state of Missouri this summer: Thursday Night Live, the Salute to America Festival and the Capital Eclipse FestivalWe offer multiple stages for entertainment of all varieties and are currently seeking bands, variety acts and performers who are looking for a perfect venue to ‘be seen’! 

Thursday Night Live is an outdoor concert series in Downtown Jefferson City featuring up to three bands each show and attracting between 2,500 to 5,000 guests per night. We have 5 dates in June, one in September and in in October.

The Salute to America festival draws up to 70,000 guests over two days and encompasses 18 blocks including historic downtown and the magnificent Capitol complex. The event features six stages for entertainment of all varieties and is currently seeking bands, variety acts and performers who are looking for a perfect venue to ‘be seen’! Salute to America is a not-for-profit event that does not charge admission for any entertainment. Guest demographics include local and regional attendees, as well as people from many parts of the country. 

The Capital Eclipse Festival is a once-in-a-lifetime free event during the weekend of the total solar eclipse in August in Downtown Jefferson City and North Jefferson City. We'll have musical performances Saturday and Monday. Crowds are estimated to be between 10,000 and 50,000 people.

Please fill out the application below to be considered for our events.

Please note: This is a Juried application process. The more information you provide, the better your chances of being selected. 
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Registration     Quantity

Musical Entertainment     
Entertainer, non-musical    

Event Details

Musicians, Bands, Variety Acts, Dance Groups, Magicians, Exhibitions/Demonstrations, Theater Groups, Orators, Reenactors etc.
Applications for Thursday Night Live, Salute to America and Capital Eclipse Festival
Thursday Night Live 2017
June 01, 08, 15, 22, & 29
September 14
October 26

Salute to America 2017
July 3 and 4, 2016

Capital Eclipse
August 19 & 21
Thursday Night Live
  • Thursday Night Live Stage: All music genres
Salute to America
  • Budweiser Beer Garden: Country, Rock, Blues
  • Madison Variety Stage: Variety acts, Dance, Magic, Theater, Brass Bands, demonstrations
  • Heritage Stage: Dixieland, Folk, Americana, Bluegrass, Storytelling, Reenactors
  • Extreme Stage: Alternative, Grunge, High Energy Rock, Metal, Urban
  • Youth Stage: Childrens Music, Youth Bands, Storytelling, Puppet Shows, Theater
  • Street Performers: Magicians, Jugglers, Clowns, Cosplay, Characters etc.
Capital Eclipse
  • Madison Street Stage: Rock, Country
  • North Jefferson City: Rock, Country, Blues, Singer/Songwriter, Adult Contemporary, Hippie; Magicians, Jugglers, Clowns, Cosplay, Characters, Buskers etc

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