Vino, a DJ at WRFG (89.3) and booker for Thursday night Jazz nights at the Three Bears Cafe in Marietta Square, has offered Atlanta classical and new music composers/performers a 30 minute slot at the upcoming "Summer Splash/Marietta Music Series" event at Fair Oaks Park just outside of Marietta Square, an event which he hopes will become an annual event known as the Marietta Music Festival.
The "Summer Splash" will take place on Saturday, May 31 from 5pm-9pm. The demographic being targeted is families and parents. The event will also include vendors and a movie afterwards at 9pm to go along with the music. Already on the bill are slots for acoustic, gospel, jazz, spoken word and hip-hop artists. The setup will be a typical outdoor mixing setup centering on a roughly 20 ft. stage. Each composer interested in participating (given the length of the slot, probably only 3-4 will be featured, depending on the length of the pieces) will be responsible for providing their own performers.
Anyone interested in participating should contact Brian Skutle at his email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details and with their ideas. If other materials such as projection screens and projectors would be necessary, please let me know so I can let Vino know (because their showing a movie afterwards, a blow-up movie screen will be available for any pre-recorded visuals you may have for your piece). If there's not enough interest, or the timeframe is too short for people to work something up, I've already let Vino know that we may have to pass on this unique opportunity. If anyone is interested, please contact me in the next week to discuss so I can let Vino know as soon as possible.
Thank you for your time, and more to come.