Announcing the Hosts for the 2017 AMG Heritage Awards. Music Legends Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.
TICKET PURCHASES MUST BE DONE IN ADVANCE OF THE SHOW AND CONVENTION. YOU MAY CALL DONNA STRONG AT THE GUILD OFFICES AT 513-608-6845 TO OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS. TICKETS ARE $50.00 PER PERSON UNLESS YOU ARE AN EDUCATIONAL GROUP IN WHICH YOU WOULD NEED TO OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS THROUGH YOUR EDUCATIONAL LEADER. MEMBERS WHO ARE ATTENDING THE ENTIRE CONVENTION HAVE TWO TICKETS INCLUDED INTO THEIR CONVENTION FEE PACKAGE. GUILD MEMBERS WHO ARE NOT ATTENDING THE ENTIRE CONVENTION WILL BE SUBJECT TO REGULAR TICKET PRICES.
ARTISTS PARTICIPATING IN CONCERTS MUST HAVE ONE HOUR WORTH OF MUSIC. A COPY OF YOUR SET LIST MUST BE EMAILED TO OUR OFFICES NO LATER THAN OCT 15th. SINCE YOU WILL BE PERFORMING ON LOCATION YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN SOUND SYSTEM AND WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SET UP AND TEAR DOWN. ALL PERFORMANCES ARE TO BE ARTISTIC IN NATURE AND MUST FLOW CONTINUALLY IN ORDER TO MOVE THROUGH THE CONCERT SERIES WITHOUT LAGS OR GAPS. PLEASE EMAIL ALL SET LISTS TO AMG SONG LIST.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT SHOW SCHEDULES, CONVENTION OUTLINES AND REHEARSAL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
First day of convention will begin at promptly 9:00 am on Nov 10th. Artists are required to be in the building at 8:45 am to receive information and activity times.
Artists will break for lunch at 12:00 each day and will return to the facilities at 1:15 to resume Guild activities.
Convention Time Line
All convention events will take place at the Monroe Crossing Mall unless otherwise specified.
Click HERE for directions
Wednesday Nov. 8th, 6:00 PM--Nominees Banquet
Nominees and Sponsors are invited to be our guests for the
Olive Garden Nominees Banquet
Nominees Banquet Sponsored By
CITY OF MONROE
Special Appearance by the legendary Coasters
Thursday, Nov. 9th--Day 1
Public School Mentoring
Sponsored in Part By
AMG Choral Workshop Schedule
9:00am ~ Arrival of all students (Belk)
9:15am-9:40am ~ Workshop Activities
9:40am-10:00am ~ Special Guest Mentoring Session (all schools encouraged to attend)
12:00pm -12:20pm ~
Private Mentoring Schedules
Mall Performance Schedule
All performances in front of Sears
Lunch Supplied By
CHICK FIL A
Dinner Supplied By
Friday, Nov. 10th--Day 2 ARTISTS MUST COME TO THE AG CONVENTION CENTER LOCATED AT 3230 PRESSON ROAD, MONROE, NC. For directions and a map please see the hotel section
Lunch Supplied By
|9:00 AM||Guild Convention Seminars|
|1:00 PM||Orchestra Rehearsal (transitions and bumpers)|
|2:00 PM||Rehearsal with the Coasters|
|3:15 PM||Rehearsal with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis|
|4:30 PM||Rehearsal with The Tymes|
|5:10 PM||Rehearsal with Lloyd Price|
|5:50 PM||Rehearsal with David L. Cook (Rhythm section only)|
|6:30 PM||Rehearsal with Harold Hawkins (Rhythm section only)|
|9:00 AM||Extra Rehearsal Slot (if needed)|
|10:00 AM||Extra Rehearsal Slot (if needed)|
|11:00 AM||Allegro Strings Rehearsal|
|1:00 PM||Extra Rehearsal Slot (if needed)|
|2:00 PM||Extra Rehearsal Slot (if needed)|
|3:00 PM||Schools Staging|
|3:30 PM||Red Carpet|
|5:30 PM||2017 AMG Heritage Awards Show|
|8:30 PM||After Dinner Party|
Saturday, Nov 11th--Day 4
Artists to break down convention tables at mall by 12:00 pm
3:30- Red Carpet
5;30- Main Show
Begins immediately after the show
Custom Desserts Provided By
ALL INFORMATION REGARDING: AIRPORT, HOTEL, TICKETS, VENUE INFORMATION and DIRECTIONS & TRANSPORTATION
People needing transportation to and from the airport may call Walkers Transportation which is an official service provider of the Guild. They have arranged for special rates for Guild members. They also have special rates for limousines for the night of the awards show. They do need to know your request well in advance to ensure they have a fleet large enough to meet the Guild’s needs. Click on the photo above to be taken to their page.
FORMAL WEAR ORDERS WILL END ON NOVEMBER 1st AT NOON. NO OTHER ORDERS WILL BE TAKEN PAST 12:00 PM
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS SPECIAL HAS EXPIRED AND REGULAR RATES NOW APPLY AT SUPPLIERS REGULAR RATE
If you need formal wear, please contact the Guild’s official formal wear supplier, The Formal Touch. They are doing a special deal for ONLY Guild attendees. A custom classic black tuxedo which regularly rents for $125.00 can now be rented for a mere $58.00 if you are attending this event. This does include the entire suit but you will need to act quickly to ensure they have your suit ready for you upon your arrival. You will have to supply them with your measurements in advance and they prefer for you to go to one of your local formal wear stores or men’s suit outlet to be properly measured. If you have any questions they are more than happy to help you. Call them at 704-593-1961 or click on their logo here to be taken to their official website. They are here to make you look your best!
THE GUILD”S OFFICIAL FORMAL WEAR PROVIDERS THIS YEAR
Click on Logo to be taken to their website
Special pricing has been provided for the Artists Music Guild.
Suits include the following:
- Tie and Cummerbund
Everything included plus shoes and tax (Cumberbun and bowtie) $58.57
Everything included plus shoes and tax (Vest and bowtie) $68.37
LADIES FORMAL WEAR
$40.00 for complete gown and accessories.
Call JB Craycraft to make an appointment for fittings at 704-207-6236
100 North Main Street, Monroe, NC 28112
We recommend that you make your reservations ASAP! Last year as many of you know we ran out of rooms and people were scrambling to find a room at the very last minute. The hotels are listed in the order of service. You may choose which hotel that would fit your needs the best.
PLEASE CLICK ON THE BLUE LINKS TO BE TAKEN TO THE RESPECTIVE LOCATIONS
$69.00 per night/Full breakfast/Music jam sessions nightly
$Call for pricing per night/Full breakfast
Please have your AMG Membership number ready when you call!
TICKETING AND VENUE INFORMATION To purchase tickets you may call our offices at 615-469-1595 or our NC offices at 704-282-1164
Please be advised that your tickets will be available for pick up upon your arrival at the convention center ticket office. They will be found under your name and phone number given at time of purchase.
The AG Convention Center is located at 3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC.
Directions can be found HERE
This event is a BLACK TIE formal event. Proper dress is required!
Should you have a problem please call the Artists Music Guild Offices: 615.469.1595
The Artists Music Guild Would Like to Acknowledge the Following Sponsors For Their Financial and Product Contributions