Naperville Jaycees taking band submissions for 2023 Last Fling
The Naperville Jaycees Last Fling, a four-day family-friendly community festival, is a popular end-of-summer event. They are currently accepting submissions for musical artists through Tuesday, Jan. 31.
The annual festival is scheduled for Labor Day weekend: Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 4.
Submit your band application via the event website, www.LastFling.org/JacksonStage.
The following information is required: name of the act, contact name and number, availability for Sept. 1-4, 2023, performance price, and music sample (including a video or YouTube link).
Bands must have 90 to 120 minutes of material to be considered.
"After well-attended and successful events in '21 and '22 last year, we are looking forward to hosting the community again in '23," said Pete Paulsen, Last Fling director.
He goes on to say, "There is a lot to celebrate in Naperville and we are excited to bring people together for one Last Fling before the summer ends and raise money for area nonprofits while doing so."
The Naperville Jaycees is a nonprofit service organization for young professionals dedicated to personal and professional growth through community service and fundraising efforts. The group's annual events include: Easter egg hunt, Lobster Day, Food Drives Pet Pictures with Santa, and other worthwhile projects that foster positive change. The group also organizes and staffs the Last Fling in close cooperation with the City of Naperville, the Naperville Park District, numerous Naperville community organizations and hundreds of volunteers.
Proceeds from the Last Fling over the past two decades have exceeded $2 million and benefited local civic improvements and other nonprofit organizations in Naperville and surrounding communities. Monthly meetings are open to all, and are held on the second Tuesday of each month at Judd Kendall Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 908 W. Jackson Ave. in Naperville. Call the chapter's hotline at (630) 961-9375 or visit their website at naperjaycees.org for more details.
For more information, visit www.LastFling.org, www.facebook.com/LastFling, or www.twitter.com/JCsLastFling.