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First show on the main stage!

The volunteers worked hard today so that the music could start right on time. One team worked with John to finish all the last minute set up tasks. Another team worked with Riek to set up the two soundchecks in … Continue reading

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Opening day!

Today the stage will be live and our audience will get to hear great music on both stages! The team has been working hard to get things ready and will be doing the last minute things today before the first … Continue reading

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Stairs

Today’s crew was busy. I saw a lot of changes between my morning visit and my afternoon visit. Well done! Activec was busy building the new stairs for the main stage. Andrew took a photo of the old stairs, in … Continue reading

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The second truss is up!

The team stayed longer yesterday to make sure that they finished putting up the truss on the OLG stage in Confederation park. It looks great!

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Getting the truss up

The team has been busy this week! The stage cover for the main stage was built. The follow spot tower is up, ready for the four follow spots for Chicago. Today the main focus was building the truss structures for … Continue reading

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Cookies

Many thanks to the wonderful people who helped make cookies for the stage volunteers today! In one day, working really well together, we made 1508 cookies! That should fuel us well! Thanks to Bill, Fiona, Doreen, Bess and Elizabeth for … Continue reading

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Stage volunteer Meet & Greet

Thanks to all the volunteers who came out last night to Dovercourt for our meet and greet. It was lovely to catch up with the returning volunteers and to welcome the new ones! John gave an orientation talk and included … Continue reading

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The 2019 festival is coming!

Yesterday, the festival announced the lineup for this year’s festival. There are some changes to the stage locations and area layout that will affect the stage team–but they have not been finalized yet. Stay tuned as we figure out how … Continue reading

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Cookies

As returning volunteers know, the stage crew runs on cookies, ice cream and cold drinks. If anyone is looking for cookie recipes, there is a tab at the top of the page. Enjoy! An interesting tidbit this year–some of our … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap!

Festival 2018 is done and our team worked very hard to make it a success! From set up through to tear down, we worked hard and made it happen. There is still a bit of work to do in the … Continue reading

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