2017 Barn Dance Volunteers Needed

Thank you for volunteering for the 2017 Michael Hearne’s Big Barn Dance Music Festival, held this year at Kit Carson Park in Taos. We could not do it without YOU, and we want you to have a positive experience! We need people to help in the following areas:

MERCHANDISE SALES: Volunteers handle product selection and transactions for Merchandise Sales

TICKET SALES/Will Call: Volunteers assist ticket agents by scanning patrons’ tickets at gate, and handling Will-Call by passing out packets & wristbands, and applying wristbands to patrons after ticket verification

SECURITY: Volunteers check wristbands, and make sure that NO alcohol or alcohol containers leave or enter the premises

HOSPITALITY BACKSTAGE: Volunteers will keep backstage area neat and assist with food. (may include grilling) Also will double check wristbands.

HOSPITALITY VIP: Volunteers will keep backstage area neat and assist with food. Also will double check wristbands.

FLOATER: Floaters are responsible for checking all positions to see if anyone needs to be relieved for restroom breaks, etc. Maximum time to relieve someone is 10 minutes

ASSISTANT TO ARTIST CHECK IN

All shifts are about 4.5 hours with small overlap. Please arrive 15 minutes before your shift starts to check in. Shifts are scheduled as follows:

  • Thursday, September 7th and Friday, September 8th – DOORS AT NOON
    • Early – 11:00am-3:30pm
    • Middle shifts – 3:15-7:45pm
    • Late shifts from 7:30 to 11:00pm
  • Saturday, September 9th – DOORS AT 11:00AM
    • Early – 10:00am-2:30pm
    • Middle shifts – 2:15-6:45pm
    • Late shifts – 6:30 to 11:00pm

Times are approximate

If you work one shift, you will receive a free pass for that day for yourself. If you work two shifts on the same day, then you will receive a free pass for that day for yourself plus a Michael Hearne merchandise item (T-shirt or CD). If you have already purchased your tickets, you will receive a Michael Hearne merchandise item (T-shirt or cd) for each shift worked.

If you would like to volunteer, please send an email to bigbarndance@hotmail.com. Please include the following:

Name
Email address
Phone number
Position preference
Availability (Days and Times willing to volunteer)

Thank you for volunteering!!!

Michael & Sarah Hearne