1ST ANNUAL EVENT

Last Blast
Music Fest

Festival Information

Introducing the LAST BLAST MUSIC FEST! Xenia's 2nd Annual Marching Band festival! Held at the newly renovated Doug Adams Stadium and sponsored by the Doug Adams Trust.

Whether you're a devoted fan of marching band music or a curious newcomer, the Last Blast Music Fest promises an unforgettable experience. So mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and prepare to be enthralled by an immersive experience that will leave your toes tapping and your fingers drumming.

Featuring talented high school bands from all over the Miami Valley as well as a special performace by a local college marching band!

The camaraderie and spirit of our participating bands create an atmosphere of shared passion and dedication, making this festival one to remember!


FEATURING WILBERFORCE UNIVERISTY MARCHING BAND

Everything You Need to Know To Enjoy the Festival

OCTOBER 19, 2024

Doug Adams Stadium

506 Dayton Xenia Avenue

Xenia, Ohio

4:00-10:00pm

 

Parking is Free - First Come First Serve

Handicap Parking is Available With Permit in the Bus Lot in front of the stadium. Follow Signs and Show Attendent Your Placquard.

Band and Bus Parking will be in the lot at Cox Elementary School. No others will be allowed to enter.

Guests and Attendees may park in the new stadium parking area, in the lot across from the stadum, and behind the CVS. Parking attendents will assist you!

This event is proudly hosted by the Xenia Band Boosters. Providing support and organization for the Xenia Marching Bands fundraising efforts.

The Xenia Band Boosters is made up of parents, grandparents, and any local community member with an interest in supporting the band!

This event requires many sponsors, volunteers, and community marketing!

Please contact the Band Boosters if you'd like to support this event!

xeniabandboosters@gmail.com 

 

The Last Blast Music Fest begins with a parade of bands from across the Miami Valley!

Throughout the show local bands will be performing their halftime shows in 20 minute incriments. The evening will close with a surprise perfomance from a local college Marching Band as well as an exciting and dance filled drumoff.

Each of the schools will be presented with an award!!

You'll have the opportunity to vote for your favorite band to award them with the Hospitality Award! You'll vote with your dollars at the entry gate!

You may also purchase Shout Out (messages given over the speaker by our master of ceremonies) messages for your student or for an entire band!

They'll be concession from a local catering company, photo booths, and even some fun shopping!

You may wish to purchase the festival t-shirt, program, or any of the other merch available that evening!

Festival Tickets

Includes One (1) Admission Ticket

Students $5

Seniors $8

Adults $10

Non-refundable.

Non-transferable.

Sponsorship Information

The Last Blast Music Fest is an exhilarating celebration of music, talent, and the dedication of our local students. It brings together budding musicians, seasoned performers, and enthusiastic audiences for an unforgettable day filled with captivating melodies and breathtaking performances. This event is not only a source of inspiration and entertainment but also an opportunity to foster a vibrant arts community in our area.

By becoming a sponsor, you will not only support the Last Blast Music Fest but also directly contribute to the success and growth of our local schools' music programs.

There are a wide variety of sponsorship options available.

Ads in the Program

Cover Sponsors

Field Sponsors

Entire Festival Sponsor (1)

We're so excited to have you as a sponsor for the Last Blast Music Fest!

Here are the options available for you!

WHOLE PAGE AD - $125.

You will be given a full page space. You will be responsible to provide a graphic for a 5x8 space.

HALF PAGE AD -$85

You will be given a space that is half of the page. You will be responsible for providng a graphic for a 5x4 space.

QUARTER PAGE AD - $45

You will be given a space that is a quarter of the page. You will be responsible for providing a graphic for a 2.5.x2 space.

SENIOR SPACES AD -$25

You will be given a space that is an 8th of the page. You will be responsible for providing a graphic for a 2.5x1 space.

SHOUT OUT AD- $10

You will be given a space that holds 25 or less words. You will be responsible for providing those words.

 

DRUMROLL SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS

PROGRAM COVER SPONSOR - $300

Your logo will be prominent on the cover the program. You will also receive a drumroll please shout out for your business during the event. You will be asked to provide a high quality digital logo and a small description of your business. This includes 2 tickets to the event with VIP Seating.  

FIELD SIGN SPONSOR -$500

A large scale logo will be placed on a large sign attached to the fences that will be seen behind the performances. Your business name will be seen in video, media, and photographs of the event. You will also receive a drumroll please shout out for your business during the event. You will be asked to provide a high quality digital logo and a small description of your business. This includes 5 tickets to the event with VIP Seating

EVENT SPONSOR - $5,000

We are looking for one amazing local business or family to support the arts and help the Band Boosters to fund and amazing Marching Band Festival. Your sponsorship allows you and your business to lead the Parade of Bands, have the Sponsored By headline in all promotions and marketing, receive prime placement in the program, and to have your name or logo on the Festival shirts. You may also choose to set up a booth during the event. You will receive 10 tickets to the event with VIP Seating. This is only open to one business or family. Please contact us at xeniabandboosters@gmail.com if interested.

 

 

The Xenia Marching Band has invited 12 Marching Bands from all over the Miami Valley to perform at the Last Blast Music Fest!

This is our very first year hosting a festival and we're so excited for your potential to reach new buyer and support your community!

Here's some stats for you:

5,000-8,000 attendees expected.

Performance by a guest college marching band.

Brand New Stadium

Motorcycle Raffle

News and Event Coverage

Local Marketing via Social Media, Flyers, and School Communications

Concessions

It's a busy night full of potential clients, local community members, and lots of support for the arts in Xenia! We can't wait to see you there!

 

 

 

Why do I have to specify who sold the ad?

When you list who sold you the ad the student receives credit. As part of their marching band registration each student has been tasked with connecting with the local businesses in the area for support of the festival and to teach them how to connect with their community!

What is the submission deadline for ads?

September 14, 2023

What are the supported file formats?

Pdf, Png, and JPeg.

What size if the program?

The program is 8.5x11 folded in half. Full page ad is approximately 5.5x8.5. Half-page ad is 5.5x4.25. Quarter Page ad is 2.75x4.25. These are approximate sizes subject to margins.

Can I pay cash?

Yes, you may give cash to your student to turn into the Boosters. Please give them your business name and email address to send you the form for submitting your ad copy and content.

What payment methods are available?

Our online payment system takes all major credit cards as well as shop pay and PayPal. Once you've completed your purchase you will receive an email receipt for your tax records.

I do not have graphics. Can you help?

The forms you'll receive after purchase will include space for you to give information about your business and upload your logo etc. We are happy to design a simple ad for you!

We'd like to propose a collaboration or other support options?

Reach out the band boosters via email at xeniabandboosters@gmail.com

We'd love to work with you!

SELECT YOUR AD

Once you've selected your ad size you'll complete payment right here on our website. You'll then receive a link to complete a form and submit your ad graphics or text. You must complete the form in order for your ad to be included in the program. This is a crucial step! You'll receive one reminder email and will be informed of submission deadlines. If you have any questions at any point please email us at xeniabandboosters@gmail.com

Program Ads

Whole Page -$125

Half Page- $85

Quarter Page-$45

Senior Spaces- $25

Shout Outs- $10

 

Drumroll Sponsors

Program Cover Sponsor

$300

Field Sponsor

$500

 

 


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