iAM AN ARTIST
iAM MUSIC Fest! is an Independent Music & Arts Festival in SW Colorado.
Official host of the 2017 Colorado Music Summit-a 3 day festival featuring live music showcases, cultural events, as well as artist development & networking for independent musicians and music industry professionals happening Sept. 21-24 in downtown Durango, CO.
We believe in creating a festival reclaiming the human spirit of collaboration inspired by a collective of musicians and creatives dreaming to give back the power of music and art to the people as a means of invoking global change.
LOCALS + TOURISTS
in multiple venues highlighting:
(tickets on sale now!)
LIVE MUSIC SHOWCASES
featuring over 20 bands native to Colorado
Circus, Comedy, Mimes, Brazilian Street Drumming, Maker Culture, Silent Disco, Yoga, Community Art Projects, Live Art, Busking, Poetry + more
(*free with registration)
OFFICIAL HOST OF THE
2017 COLORADO MUSIC SUMMIT
this event within an event will feature networking opportunities with statewide
music industry professionals, 5 industry panels, jam spaces, song sharing, artist welcome party with live music & an international Day of Peace gathering, networking brunches, additional topical continuing education as well as a creative dialogue for independent musicians to participate in an open discussion on sustainability
A FESTIVAL WITH A CAUSE
All proceeds from iAM MUSIC FEST! will directly benefit iAM MUSIC:
-free instrument lending library for students in need
scholarships for music lessons
subsidies for at-risk school contracts
diversifying staff to provide more educational opportunities
expansion and growth within and beyond the Four Corners region
more student performance opportunities
guest artist and clinician experiences
facility growth and improvement
In 2015, Celebrating Healthy Communities Coalition awarded Founders of iAM MUSIC alongside the organization's Board of Directors with the Collaboration Award for our successful production of the First Annual iAM MUSIC Fest! and the positive impact on youth in our community in the Four Corners Region.
Above Founders of iAM MUSIC Hello Dollface (Ashley Edwards & Jesse Ogle) iAM MUSIC Board Member Lisa Byrne, Coalition Director Pat Senecal and L. Patterson
DOWNTOWN DURANGO. COLORADO
THE OFFICIAL HOST OF THE 2017
3 nights of
OVER 20+ BANDS
featuring Colorado's premiere independent music plus circus, comedy, poetry, live art, dance, yoga, maker art & culture, and beyond...
& PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Meet music industry panelists, start a conversation and
network with professionals.
Take notes, get inspired and connected.
performers, songwriters, buskers, mimes, jam spaces,
brazilian drum procession...PLUS *DRESS TO EXPRESS your CREATIVE GENIUS