Spirefest 2011


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This is a presentation covering some of the detail of Spirefest 2011 - an indoor rock event in aid of Cancer Research UK. This event is to be held in Chesterfield on the 9th of April 2011

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Spirefest 2011

  1. 1. April 9th 2011 - Chesterfield<br />INDOOR ROCK FESTIVAL<br />
  2. 2. Cancer Research UK <br />authorised event<br />
  3. 3. The Venue<br />Capacity<br />Standing downstairs – 715<br />Seated downstairs – approx 300<br />Seated upstairs – approx 300<br />At the moment only downstairs booked – daytime mixed seating/standing – evening seated<br />Winding Wheel - Chesterfield<br />
  4. 4. Event Floorplan<br /> Afternoon<br />Seating and Standing<br />Evening<br />Seating – 10 per table<br />
  5. 5. The Event<br />GUITAR SHOW – Numerous stands with music related items to try and to buy<br />BATTLE OF THE BANDS – The Great Escape Artists, MutzNutz and IndigoChildbattle it out to win during the afternoon – the winning band gains the evening support slot<br />CHARITY AUCTION – This will be held in the evening and will be for music related items, some of which will be signed <br />DEDICATION WALL – This will be where for a small fee you can post your thoughts and comments to your loved ones that are unwell or are no longer with us<br />SPIREFEST RAFFLE – The tickets for this will be sold up to and on the day of the event and will be drawn on the evening<br />EVENING SHOW – The headline act of the day is Chantel McGregor and her band playing what is sure to be an awesome set of rock and blues music supported by the winning band from the afternoon<br />
  6. 6. Ticket prices<br />On sale from Monday 10th January 2011<br />
  7. 7. Tickets<br />
  8. 8. Timeline<br /><ul><li> Doors open to public at 12.30pm until 5pm, re-open 7pm until 11.15pm
  9. 9. Guitar Show – 12.30pm until 5pm
  10. 10. Charity auction in the evening</li></li></ul><li>Guitar Show<br />Spirefest Guitar Show<br /><ul><li> Guitars
  11. 11. Amplifiers
  12. 12. Effects pedals
  13. 13. Strings
  14. 14. Accessories
  15. 15. Other music/guitar related equipment</li></ul>Just come along to drool, try or buy and listen to some great music whilst you are there.<br />All profits from the day will go in full to Cancer Research UK<br />
  16. 16. Main Sponsors<br />Sponsorship Packages Available<br />STAGE<br />BANNER<br />
  17. 17. Charity Auction<br />This is for music and “Spirefest” related items<br /><ul><li> “Spirefest” signed tee-shirts
  18. 18. Signed cymbal donated by MutzNutz
  19. 19. Drumsticks signed by Roger Taylor of Queen
  20. 20. Signed DVD by Martin Turners Wishbone Ash
  21. 21. Two tickets for Martin Turners Wishbone Ash gig of </li></ul> winners choice<br /><ul><li>FURTHER MUSIC RELATED ITEMS NEEDED</li></li></ul><li>Battle of the bands<br />How will it work<br /><ul><li> Playing order for bands will be pre selected – short straw technique
  22. 22. Bands will each have a 45 minute slot with a setlist of their own choice
  23. 23. Voting will be in the form of a clearly identified band bucket to collect cash
  24. 24. Bands are able to vote for themselves if they want to “splash the cash”
  25. 25. A member of the Spirefest team will walk around with the bucket </li></ul> to collect as much cash as they can during the performance.<br /><ul><li> As the bands performance finishes the collection bucket will be returned to </li></ul> the event organisers table.<br /><ul><li> The winning band will be the one that has collected the most money by the </li></ul> time the third band has finished their set.<br />The winning band will be the opening/support band for the evening<br />
  26. 26. INDIGOCHILD are an energetic young rock band from Stamford, Lincolnshire that perform a range of covers and also much of their 0wn written material. In fact they have just finished recording their debut album which will hopefully be available and on sale at Spirefest<br />
  27. 27. THE GREAT ESCAPE ARTISTS from Sheffield are a high energy rock band with many influences from the classic, prog rock and pop arena. They play mostly their own material and are a highly rated and respected band from the area.<br />"Powerful, melodic rock, with excellent guitar playing and delightful vocals!“<br />Classic Rock Society<br />"Supertight boisterous 70s rifferama!"<br />Musician<br />
  28. 28. MUTZNUTZ are a five piece rock covers band that originate and play many of their gigs in the Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire area. They have many years of experience between them and ensure that the audience enjoys their performances as much as they do.<br />
  29. 29. Chantel McGregor <br />Band<br />Realising at an early age that if you picked up a guitar you got <br />attention, especially from her dad whose guitar it usually was, <br />it was inevitable that she would get one of her own. So at the <br />ripe old age of three, she got her first guitar, a half size acoustic. <br />At seven she started lessons but soon noticed that not only did <br />the electric guitars have a smaller neck, making them ideal for <br />little hands, but they could also make a lot more noise. After <br />more lessons and a lot more noise, and at the grand old age of <br />eight she became the youngest person in the country to pass a Rockschool grade. <br />Now qualified at Grade Eight, the wrong “A” Levels required for a music degree course meant enrolling at the world renowned Leeds College of Music for a Btec in Popular Music where she became the first student in the college’s history to achieve a 100% pass mark, 18 distinctions. Progressing onto the degree course she became the holder of the prize for outstanding musicianship for 2006/7 on the way to achieving a First Class Honours degree in Popular Music in July 2009 and at the same time the award for guitar. This has lead to the formation of the rock & blues trio, the Chantel McGregor Band and the rest is history having performed at numerous festivals and even on Radio 2 recorded at Maida Vale.<br />
  30. 30. Marketing<br />EVENT GUIDE<br /><ul><li> Timetable
  31. 31. Biography of bands
  32. 32. Charity auction info
  33. 33. Sponsors page
  34. 34. Autograph section</li></li></ul><li>Marketing<br />BANNER STAND<br /><ul><li> To be used to promote event
  35. 35. 1 off to be made
  36. 36. Can be borrowed as reqd
  37. 37. Will be in Winding Wheel</li></ul> foyer when not used elsewhere<br />
  38. 38. Marketing<br />Flyer<br /><ul><li> A6 size
  39. 39. 5000 to be printed
  40. 40. Street teams to circulate
  41. 41. Can be used to get autographs on the day</li></li></ul><li>Marketing<br />POSTERS<br /><ul><li> A3 size
  42. 42. For promotion
  43. 43. Also for sale at Spirefest
  44. 44. 250 off to be printed</li></li></ul><li>Marketing<br />Tee Shirts<br /><ul><li> S-M-L-XL-XXL
  45. 45. 30 off each size
  46. 46. Available in black or black or even black !</li></li></ul><li>What we need<br /><ul><li> Street teams to help promote and sell tickets
  47. 47. Everyone to help promote – please tell your </li></ul> friends and family about the event<br /><ul><li> Music related auction prizes
  48. 48. Non- music related raffle prizes
  49. 49. A suitable compere for the day
  50. 50. Sponsors – Gold, Silver, Bronze or other
  51. 51. Any donations – non sponsorship based</li></li></ul><li>Thankyou<br />