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JU Jazz Festival Itinerary

April 1st, 2023

The JU Jazz Fest is a relatively laidback affair. More than anything it's an opportunity for us to spend time with each other, chill, enjoy other bands, socialize, and put on a good performance. But there is an emphasis on putting on a good performance. You will find that it will be very important for everyone to be present to help put on a thrilling performance. Also-- College professors are watching! 😉

9:00am- Call Time

9:30am- Bus Leaves

Approx 10:30am- Arrival at Jacksonville University/ Watch Bands/ Socialize

Approx 1:00pm- Go to on Campus Chic Fil A 🐔(Bring $$$)

2:00pm- Get Close to Warm Up Area

2:30pm- Official Warm Up Time

3:00pm- Performance Time

3:30pm- Clinic

4:00pm- Depart Jacksonville University

Approx 5:00pm- Arrive at BCHS

Provided Info:

Unload/Check-in/ in front of Swisher Theater: unload in front of Swisher Theater.

Parking: Busses and cars must park in general parking Lot A directly across from Terry Concert Hall.

Setup/Storage: Instrument setup and storage will be located in Studio North stage, accessed on the east side of the Linda Berry Stine Building (formerly Phillips Fine Arts building). Please see map.

Warm ups:  You will be escorted to warm up area which will be in the Linda Berry Stine Building (formerly Phillips Fine Arts building) band room, or P1 (downstairs). All needed equipment will be provided for warmups.

Scores: 3 photocopies of the scores for the judges are required.

Performance: Student escorts will bring you over to Terry Concert Hall for your performance. 

Performance set: You can perform as many or as few pieces desired as long as in stays under 30 minutes. This includes getting on stage, setup, and getting back off the stage. 

Clinic: Following your performance, you and your band will be escorted back to L.B. Stine building for a clinic in P19 (downstairs, down the hall from P1). 

Judges’ Comments: Please download the Competition Suite App. This will be used to receive your judges comments. Setup your account with the email you’ve provided for correspondence with us. If you have an account under a different email, please contact Chris Creswell directly.

Equipment: A full complement of equipment will be provided on the Terry Concert Hall stage:

Piano (with mic) 

1 Bass amp

1 Guitar amp

1 drumkit (set to the side) 

4 - 5 mics for the band 

1 announcer mic 

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