BOOK ONLINE

 

NOTE: Tim Avery is phasing himself out as a Talent Buyer at Bug Jar. He will be available to help with special bookings, even take on certain events when he has time in his busy new life which includes remodeling his first house, getting married, traveling and taking full advantage of his second chance at life! 
We at Bug Jar thank him for his service!

All booking inquiries should be sent to: bugjarbooking@gmail.com
subject: ATTN: Doug Kelley or Oz Asbjorn (metal shows)


Any band contacting Bug Jar looking to play a show is responsible for the following:

  • Finding TWO ROCHESTER BASED Support Acts for the show

  • Presenting a Marketing Plan (posters, online, etc)

  • Our calendar system works on a First Come First Serve Basis

    • HOLD's or CONFIRMED spots have a one month window, where they are subject to Challenge's made by a Major Booking Agent, or Major Touring Act. 

      • If you get bumped arrangements will be made immediately to reschedule your show​

 

  • Please do not expect to headline on a Friday or Saturday night if you do not have the ability to draw a crowd of at least 80-100 people.

 

  • No calls please - we will only respond to emails. If we are interested in booking your band, we will email you back.

 

  • Only send LINKS to your Music and Videos, NO FILES

 

  • Press materials can be sent to:

    • Bug Jar

                    219 MONROE AVE
                    Rochester, NY, 14607

                    All shows are 21+ unless otherwise listed.

Sunday - Thursdays are 18+ events

Friday & Saturdays are 21+ (unless otherwise noted)

** Unders Must Buy Special Will Call Presale on Fri & Sat **

Stage & Sound

House Engineer: Nic Marinaccio , Ohmco Recording & Sound

Stage dimensions: 12ft x 18ft x 9ft, stage height: 26″

  • FOH: Allen Heath Mix Wizard, 16×2. 14 channels from stage

  • 2 Monitor mix across 3 speakers, hanging from ceiling (3rd mix available if necessary for IEM)

  • 4 gates, 6 compressors, 31-band Ashly House EQ, 15-band EQs on Monitors

  • DBX dual 31 band EQ for mains

  • DBX 15 band equalizer for monitor

  • Mics: (4) sm58s, (4-5) DI boxes, (1) senn e635, (1) PG52, SURE drum mic kit, (3) clip-on tom mics, (3) PG57

  • DJ equipment: 2 technics turntables, Vestax PCV-275 mixer, 2 cd players, 2 1/8″ ins for ipod or computer

 
 

Load/Parking

  • BANDS

    • LOAD IN IS 7:00PM UNLESS OTHER ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE​

    • RED = LOAD ZONE

    • GREEN = PARKING