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2024 Last Fling seeks band submissions now through Jan. 31


Above / From now through Jan. 31, 2024, groups such as 16 Candles are welcome to submit applications to perform Labor Day Weekend at the 2024 Last Fling in downtown Naperville. (PN File Photo courtesy Naperville Jaycees)

The Naperville Jaycees Last Fling is ready to rock with fours day of live music and currently is accepting submissions from local bands to play during the festival scheduled for 2024 Labor Day Weekend. The family festival is set for Fri., Aug. 30 through Mon., Sept. 2, along Jackson Avenue in downtown Naperville.

“We are looking forward to bringing the community together for another fun weekend of fundraising for local not-for-profits,” noted Danielle Tufano, serving as 2024 Last Fling Co-Director with Dani Story. “Our Entertainment Committee hopes to see a variety of band submissions so that we can continue to provide something for everyone to enjoy on the Jackson Avenue Stage over Labor Day Weekend.”

Danielle Tufano, 2024 Last Fling Co-Director, helped with set-up along Jackson Avenue in 2022. (PN File Photo)

Musical artist submissions will be accepted beginning Mon., Jan. 1, through the end of day on Wed., Jan. 31. Submit only via the event website LastFling.org/JacksonStage.  No other form of application will be accepted.

Remember to include all ‘required’ information

Tufano advises all interested talent to keep in mind that to be considered, the following information is required: name of the act, contact name and phone number, availability from August 30 to September 2, 2024, performance price, and music sample (including a video or YouTube link). Bands must have 90 to 120 minutes of material to be considered for the upcoming event.

Organizers wish all applicants best of luck, saying, “We hope to see you at the 2024 Naperville Jaycees Last Fling!”

The Naperville Jaycees

The Naperville Jaycees is a nonprofit service organization for young professionals dedicated to personal growth while giving through community service and fundraising efforts.  The group’s annual events include numerous worthwhile projects which positively impact the community.

The group also organizes and staffs the Last Fling in close cooperation with the City of Naperville, the Naperville Park District, Naperville community organizations and hundreds of volunteers.

Monthly meetings are open to all and are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Judd Kendall VFW, located at 908 West Jackson Avenue in Naperville. For more details, call the chapter’s hotline at (630) 961-9375 or visit naperjaycees.org.

Submitted by Karen Coleman, Public Relations for Last Fling

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