virtual booking submissions
Thank you so much for your interest in booking at ātac: downtown arts + music. We feature a variety of musical and performance acts, including (but not limited to) folk, jazz, rock, soul, blues, theater, comedy, film screenings, and storytelling.
While we remain closed for in-person live performances, we are seeking performances for our Virtual Venue (online) programming. If you’re interested in having a virtual performance with us, please first read our guidelines below and then fill out our submission form. Although we can’t respond to every request, we appreciate your interest and will be in touch if we feel that your show would be a good fit for our venue.
Virtual Performance Tiers & Guidelines
Tier One: Pre-Recorded Video
With this option, artists will send atac a completed video at least two weeks before their scheduled performance. Said video will be streamed on atac’s channels (Youtube, Facebook Live and Twitch) during the scheduled date & time. Videos should be sent to us complete (as one video file) with NO editing required.
Either .MP4 or .MOV formats
Mixed in stereo
A minimum resolution of 720p
If you’re uploading your file using Google Drive (or any service that requires granting access in order to download your file), then be sure to grant access to the following email addresses before sending:
Note: Due to the limitations of streaming, we will not be able to accept videos with resolutions larger than 1080p nor videos mixed in surround sound (5.1).
Tier Two: Live Stream from Remote Location
With this option, artists will live stream from a remote location of their choosing. Selecting this option assumes that the artist is fully capable of streaming on their own accord as well as has access to the equipment and technology to do so. The artist’s live stream will be broadcasted on atac’s channels (Youtube, Facebook Live and Twitch) during the scheduled date & time. atac will capture the artist’s live stream in one of following ways:
A private Zoom meeting will be created by atac and emailed to the artist (do not share this link).
The artist will stream to this Zoom meeting during the scheduled date & time while atac screen captures the performance and broadcasts to its channels.
A live stream Youtbe link will be created by the artist. Whether this link is private or public is at the discretion of the artist.
The artist will stream to this link during the scheduled date & time while atac screen captures the performance and broadcasts to its channels.
Located in downtown Framingham's historic Firehouse, ātac: downtown arts + music is a unique venue for your next event. Our 135 tiered seating performance hall is perfect for fundraisers, lectures, award ceremonies, conferences, parties, showers, and more. The beautifully curated three-room gallery upstairs can add scope and elegance to your event or be rented out on its own.
We are a five minute walk from the Framingham Commuter Rail Station and a short drive from the Mass Pike, Rt. 9 and Rt. 495. We have ample parking at our building as well as additional parking within easy walking distance. Our building is ADA accessible.
Video recording can be provided for an additional fee.
performance hall (capacity: 135)
Located on the main floor of the Firehouse, this space features a stage (8x20), a full sound system, video projection, spotlighting, tiered seating, and a large screen. The walls of the hall house our Stage Gallery, which is showcases 2D work from MetroWest artists.
gallery160 (capacity: 50)
Located on the 2nd floor of the Firehouse, the three rooms of Gallery160 feature work from talented MetroWest artists. This space is well lit with by both natural and overhead lighting, has access to sinks, two gender-neutral restrooms, and our Green Room. Chairs and tables can be provided.
Please let us know more about your event with the form below. We look forward to working with you!