RFP- Production of Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival

About the Request for Proposal

The City of Rochester is seeking a producer for its long-running event, Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival (also previously called Rochester Music Festival and Rochester Summer Fest).   

Event Timetable

It is anticipated that the contract will be awarded in January 2023 based on the following schedule*:   
Item Date
RFP Issued October 6, 2022
Questions/Requests for Clarification Due      October 14 ,2022 by noon
Response to questions/requests for clarification  October 21, 2022
Proposals Due      November 7, 2022 by 4 p.m.
Consultant Selection and Award Notification November 14, 2022
City Council Authorization      December 20, 2022
Contract Execution January 2023

*The dates shown may be subject to change within the City of Rochester's sole discretion and upon written notification as set forth in the RFP.  

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Questions may be emailed to Kara Osipovitch per the timeline above. Responses will be posted here according to the timeline above.