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On behalf of the experience festival team we would like to welcome you to our first annual one of a kind festival we are kicking off this year. You can think of this event kind of like the Grammy's. A group of artists from varying styles coming together to share, support, and celebrate each other and their music.

Who:

Any 7th-12th grade student

Styles:

  • Bands - any style of band with drums. Rock, pop, metal, punk.

  • Singer songwriter - solo or small group that performs originals or covers (no drums, but cajon, djembe, and shaker are ok)

  • Rap/hip-hop/Electronic/R&B

  • Vocal A Capella - any size of pop A Capella or jazz group. Choreography or no choreography is great.

  • Solo artist - think the voice! Solo acts that sing covers with background track or live accompanyment.

Where?

McNary High School
595 Chemawa Rd. N
Keizer, OR 97303

Cost:

  • Solo acts - $15 - which covers afternoon mentor sessions and admission to the evening concert.

  • Acapella groups - $100

  • Evening concert ticket (non-participant): $8 students - $10 adults

Format:

 Xperience schedule for the day

11:45 – 12:30pm           Registration/Check in 

12:30 - 12:40 Welcome in the auditorium

12:55 – 1:45                Student performance session 1

1:50 - 2:45 Interactive workshops

2:45 - 3:30 Break - Vendor passport, Open Mic, Food

3:30 - 4:00 Guest artists/colleges Q&A in auditorium

4:00 - 4:45                 Student performance session 2/wheelhouse workshop

4:45 - 5:00 Meet in the auditorium/announce featured students and promo the evening show.

5:00-7:00 Dinner served on campus (or you can go off sight) and open mic.

7:00 - 9:00 CONCERT! Turn up the lights and sound as our guest artists will 

perform along with selected students in the auditorium.


What do I bring:

Instruments and amps. We will provide quality drum sets and cymbals. Professional sound and lighting will be provided.