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Local Artists

LinkFM is a great venue to showcase the talents of the artists in the Fargo-Moorhead area. It's a moveable gallery and concert hall, as well as a great way to get around the downtowns. All local artists with visual art pieces or music are welcome to submit them to LinkFM to be included.

Local Music *
Every Friday is Local Music Friday on LinkFM! The music playing on the indoor and outdoor speakers comes from artists living in the Fargo-Moorhead area, as well as nationally touring artists with local or regional ties.

Are you a local musician? Submit your songs to LinkFM for consideration to be played on Local Music Fridays! Songs must be less than 5 minutes long, in MP3 format, and appropriate for the general public. Submissions will be reviewed for content, and can be emailed, mailed or hand-delivered. Artist information will be listed on the LinkFM website and displayed on board the LinkFM vehicle.

Visual Art *
The ceiling of the LinkFM vehicle offers a unique opportunity for local artists to showcase their work. There are four panels available, of varying sizes. Signage onboard the vehicle will present artist information, as well as information about the featured artwork.

Are you a local artist? Submit a mockup or low-scale version of your artwork for consideration to be showcased on LinkFM! You can choose to scale a piece to fit the space available, or create something new. Submissions will be reviewed for content appropriate to the general public. Artwork chosen will be installed on the ceiling of the vehicle using the same vinyl material used on the exterior advertising wraps. Artist information will be listed on the LinkFM website and displayed on board the LinkFM vehicle.

* Artwork Submission Disclaimer

1. Advertisements shall not:
1.1. contain inaccurate or deceptive claims or statements;
1.2. present products prohibited from sale to minors in such a way as to appeal particularly to persons under legal age;
1.3. present demeaning or derogatory portrayals of individuals or groups;
1.4. take a stand on controversial societal issues;
1.5. exploit violence or sexuality;
1.6. promote tobacco products;
1.7. interfere with the operation of equipment of the provision of programs and services; or
1.8. violate or conflict with any existing MATBUS policies or any new policies which may be adopted.

2. Advertising of the following types will not be permitted:
2.1. Alcohol or alcoholic beverages.
2.2. Depiction of specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas, as defined in Section 20-1202 of the Fargo Land Development Code, which is described in the following paragraphs:
2.3. Specified Anatomical Areas - less than completely and opaquely covered human genitals, pubic region, buttocks, female breast below a point immediately above the top of the areola; and human male genitals in a discernibly turgid state, even if completely and opaquely covered.
2.4. Specified Sexual Activities - human genitals in a state of sexual stimulations or arousal; acts of human masturbation, sexual intercourse, or sodomy; and fondling of human genitals, pubic region, buttock or female breast.
2.5. Discrimination against any individual or group of people on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or disability.
2.6. Political, religious, moral or social issues.
2.7. Hygiene or health products of a very personal nature.
2.8. Any message which is derogatory to MATBUS.
2.9. MATBUS is authorized to prohibit advertising it feels is in violation of the above-mentioned rules and guidelines.

Total attachment size cannot exceed 17MB. Only PDF documents and images are allowed.