Author Archives: gardencatt

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

Well done!!!

Once again the volunteers on the stage crew surpassed all expectations and surprised the visiting bands with their expertise, professionalism and caring! Tonight it was the Tartan Stage crew but we have been hearing this at both stages. So proud … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Laundry

As I sit here listening to my washing machine clean the stage towels, I’m reminded of all the hard work that each member of the volunteer stage crew does to make the Ottawa Jazz Festival a success. Today’s headliner was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Stage crew Progress June 18, 2018

On this day, after a rain delay of 30+ minutes and waiting for the local contractor to deliver the remaining parts to build the Tartan truss system and finalize the Main stage truss, things went fairly well. First came the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Stage crew June 17, 2018

Happy Father’s day to all fathers that worked today All went fairly well today. Thanks to the 11 hardworking volunteers (happy father’s day) today, the stage crew accomplished a lot. The Follow spot scaffold was completed. Because we cannot use … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Saturday’s progress

The Shifts Schedule is looking good. We still have some issues but as of now, we have 56 members that have committed to at least 5 shifts. Please let John know if you can fill any of the remaining shifts! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Stage crew progress June 15, 2018

All went as planned today. Thanks to the 8 hardworking souls today, the stage crew accomplished a lot. The scaffold was delivered on time and all of the towers required for the festival were build, ready to receive their residents … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

The stage is in

Yesterday the stage was built. Today the team will build towers for speakers and follow spots.

Posted in Uncategorized