TICKET PURCHASES MUST BE DONE IN ADVANCE OF THE SHOW AND CONVENTION. YOU MAY CALL THE GUILD OFFICES AT 615-469-1595 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.
The Artists Music Guild is proud to announce the newest partnership in our fleet. Welcome the Ms. Senior Universe and Ms. Senior USA Organizations. It is with great pride these lovely ladies will be joining us for this year’s AMG Heritage Awards. We are looking forward to many years of partnership and celebration with them!
ARTISTS PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE ENTIRE EVENT MUST MAKE SURE THEIR CONVENTION FEES ARE PAID IN ADVANCE. THE FEES ARE $450.00 AND INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
- Display table
- Guild Showcases and or Activities
- Network training
- All food at convention (add $50.00 for each addition person above the registered artist)
- Two awards show tickets (each additional ticket above the two must be purchased in advance)
- After Party (food included)
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.
Guild members will load in and set up tables on the afternoon of Nov 9th between the hours of 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. NOT BEFORE!
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. 9th--Nominees Banquet
Registration Desk and Exhibit Move-in
Artists will be advised of location for AMG Heritage Awards Nominee Banquet upon registration
Banquet Dinner Supplied by
Dinner Supplied By
CITY OF MONROE
Thursday, Nov. 10th--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)
10:00am-10:20am ~ “I Will Follow Him” (Union Prep Elementary)
10:20am-10:50am ~ “Band of Gold” (Early Community College)
11:00am-11:20am ~ “Duke of Earl” (Western Union Elementary)
11:20am-11:40am ~ “Wah Watusi” (Sardis Elementary)
11:40-12:00pm ~ “Never Can Say Goodbye” (Marvin Middle)
12:00pm -12:20pm ~ “Shame” (CATA)
12:00pm-1:00pm ~ Lunch Break, CATA will break at 12:20pm
1:00pm-1:30pm ~ Final Mall Performances
1:30pm ~ Special Guest Mentoring Session (all schools encouraged to attend)
1:45pm ~ Dismissal of all schools
Private Mentoring Schedules
10:00am-10:20am ~ Western Union Elementary
10:00am-10:20am ~ Sardis Elementary
10:00am-10:20am ~ Marvin Ridge Middle
11:00am-11:15am ~ Union Prep Elementary
11:30am-11:50am ~ CATA
11:45am-12:00pm ~ Early Community College
Mall Performance Schedule
All performances in front of Sears
10:45am-11:00am ~ Union Prep Elementary
11:00am-11:15am ~ Sardis Elementary
11:30am-11:45am ~ Early Community College
11:45am-12:00pm ~ Western Union Elementary
1:00pm-1:15pm ~ Marvin Ridge Middle
1:15pm-1:30pm ~ CATA
Lunch Supplied By
CHICK FIL A
Dinner Supplied By
Friday, Nov. 11th--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
Websites, content, etc. Terry Webster
Branding, mechanical licenses-Richard Kiser
Vocal coaching, songwriting-Matt and Christy
Booking and artist development-Tommy Brandt
traffic safety, planning a tour-John Burgin
Lunch Supplied By
|9:00 AM||Guild Convention Seminars|
|12:45 PM||Orchestra Rehearsal (all artists music and bumpers)|
|2:45 PM||Dee Dee Sharp|
|3:30 PM||Freda Payne|
|4:15 PM||The Orlons|
|6:00 PM||Gene Chandler/ Union County Youth Ballet|
|6:45 PM||David Meece|
|10:00 AM||Extra Rehearsal Slot (if needed)|
|10:30 AM||Evelyn King Champagne|
|11:00 AM||Charlotte Youth Ballet|
|1:00 PM||Peggy March|
|1:30 PM||Extra Rehearsal Slot (if needed)|
|2:00 PM||Clifton Davis|
|3:00 PM||Schools Staging|
|4:30 PM||Pre-show begins|
|5:30 PM||2016 AMG Heritage Awards Show|
|8:30 PM||After Dinner Party|
Saturday, Nov 12th--Day 4
Artists to break down convention tables at mall by 12:00 pm
3:30- Red Carpet
5;30- Main Show
The Pig N Vittles After Party
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 PROVIDER 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
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