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By Michael Migl
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About this project

Are You Crazy?

My friends and family tried to assure me that producing a music festival of any kind is a dangerous feat. Sticking to the theory, "if you build it, they will I come", we insisted on creating a music festival focused on Jazz, Blues and Funk with a splash of fun.  From my stubbornness, a wonderful experience for the public was created, but there were major financial hurdles that had to be jumped in the process.  Which brings to the purpose of creating my kickstarter. My goal is to build capital to share my dream with the world of an amazing Jazz Festival in my own backyard. Not just a community event, but a national event bringing top talent each year.

Why Jazz?

All throughout my life I've been around Jazz music whether it was at home, school, or at work.  The soulful rhythm has been a part of my life since my father set the needle down on his Louis Armstrong record when I was a child. In creating the festival we wanted to create an environment that was enjoyable for both young and old alike.  Jazz was the best choice, as well as the other music genres that complement the artistic melody. As the festival expands in the years to come we hope to showcase legends of Jazz, Blues and Funk for all to appreciate.  

How will the money be used?

  • Retain popular music artists for performances
  • Build our festival to create a one of a kind experience
  • Attract tourists to increase the economy in the area
  • Educate the youth on Jazz and music as a whole
Recap of 2015
In our first year we welcomed under 3,000 people to our festival that lasted from 12pm to 10pm. Over 10 bands from New Orleans, Austin, and the Houston area performed on two stages. Outside of music there were games, food and art exhibitors on site for all to enjoy. 

Below are a couple of pictures from the festival!!

 
We create a first class experience all the way through.  Check out our 2015 Graphics.
 Our Line-Up Art

Jazz Fest or Bust

We have an abundance of confidence that our festival will become a sought after event for years to come. The process in getting there will be difficult, but with help from people like you we can make this dream become a reality. Thank you for taking the time to read our story and we hope you will join us on our journey!

"Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads" - Erica Jong

Risks and challenges

With any business venture there are high and low risks. In 2015, we took strategic steps to make sure our appetite wasn't bigger than our stomach. In the future, our team will continue to work within our budget to produce our event.

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    Hold yourself to higher standards and join us in VIP, at the Pre-Mixer and our annual media party. Our annual media party is our preview of our line-up and any additions we've made to the festival. Of course you get a gift pacakge, which will be mailed to you prior to the festival.

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    Escape each year for a private dinner prepared by your personal chef during the festival for you and 5 friends. This unique experience will also give you access to our annual Pre-Mixer and media party. You will also receive our gift package with autographed merchandise from our entertainers each year.

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