Longview City Council eyes change to get big-name musicians
Longview — Longview staff members have asked the City Council for help opening the door for bigger-name musical acts at special events.
The council on Thursday will consider amending a city code that might allow staff members to side-step an often lengthy contract and bidding process with performers, allowing acts to be secured quickly.
While the move could lead to hiring a well-known musical act for next year’s Fourth of July celebration, it also would create the opportunity for greater cooperation for citywide events.
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