Become a Sponsor
Appaloosa Music Festival is a community event that offers a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities. AMF's commitment to community and excellence resulted in its being chosen as a recipient of the 2018 Virginia is for Music Lovers Grant. The festival is committed to maintaining and growing an organic community feel while bringing in top-notch music, production, craft and food vendors. Below is a list of the various sponsorships available. We encourage you to take a look and reach out to our sponsorship team for more details!
Title Sponsor — Become the title sponsor of Appaloosa Music Festival! Becoming the title sponsor links you to the festival in an integral way: your company name will be included in all marketing opportunities, so that when people think of good times, good music, and family - they will associate it with you! In addition, the sponsor will receive VIP Weekend Passes, parking, and lodging to make it a slam-dunk networking weekend!
Main Stage Sponsor — Sponsor the main stage which is the heart of Appaloosa Music Festival. Your company logo will be prominently displayed on the stage, as well as sponsorship call-outs in the program, on the website, and announcements from the stage. In addition the sponsor will receive a prominently placed vendor booth space, and 8 weekend VIP passes with parking. A great opportunity to impress prospective clients while wining and dining them!
Sponsor Scythian (SOLD!) — Link your name to festival hosts Scythian and be mentioned throughout the weekend as a special friend of the festival. We'd like to thank LOVE LIFE NICU (NICU.com) for sponsoring the host band and helping them bring in other headliners to make the weekend as enjoyable as possible!
Saloon Stage Sponsor — Located adjacent to the Main Stage, it is one of the two main festival stages. Your company logo will be prominently displayed on the stage, as well as sponsorship call-outs in the program, on the website, and announcements from the stage. In addition they will receive a vendor booth space, and 6 Weekend VIP passes with parking. So, between the Saloon and Main Stage, all eyes will be on their company logo.
Sponsor a Headliner — Have your name listed in the festival program and on the website under ‘Sponsored Band’ with your logo prominently displayed during headline set. Sponsor will also receive a vendor booth space, and 4 weekend VIP passes with parking. Mandolin Orange and Gaelic Storm are the two headliners available in 2018.
Beer Garden (SOLD!) — This year, Roof Simple is the proud sponsor of cheer (AKA the Beer Garden)! Located in the very heart of the festival grounds, the beer garden boasts Virginia craft beer and cider, as well as award winning Rappahannock Cellars wine. With edison lights and picnic tables within easy sight-lines of both stages, the beer garden is the place to be!
VIP Lounge — A new addition to AMF, the VIP Lounge proved to be the hit of Appaloosa 2017. The VIP Tent is located prominently just to the left of the main stage, with a shade/weather tent with a dedicated VIP Bar, a VIP Viewing Area and, most importantly, dedicated air-conditioned, portable restrooms! Sponsorship gets you prominent placement of your company name above the VIP Lounge Tent as well as your company logo on VIP Writsbands. The VIP Tent will host happy-hour with musicians. In addition, the sponsor will receive a vending booth space, and 4 weekend VIP passes with parking.
Children's & Workshop Stage (SOLD) — AMF can provide a full weekend of children's music as well as musical workshops with festival acts thanks to the generous support of Renaissance Montessori. The Appaloosa Blue Ridge Arts Foundation (ABRAF) is a non-profit founded to encourage children and adults alike to pursue roots music, by providing an up-close encounter with artists. This stage is a definite highlight of the weekend and is one of three music stages at Appaloosa. You company name will be prominently featured at this tent and included in the schedule. Sponsor will also receive mention on the website, a vending booth space, and 4 weekend VIP passes with parking.
General Admission Wristbands — Every person entering the festival needs a wristband, and they will be looking at that wristband all weekend long. Get your company logo placed on every general admission wrist band. This sponsorship makes every attendee a tiny walking billboard! In addition, the sponsor will receive a vending booth space, and 4 weekend VIP passes with parking.
Kids Zone (SOLD!) — Tim Fusaro with Integrity Home Mortgage is the proud sponsor of the Appaloosa Kids Zone. The Kids Zone is an absolute hit every year, with free bouncy houses and games to make sure your kids are as entertained as you are! Tim is a great all-around family guy so be sure to reach out to Integrity Home Mortgage when you're looking to buy!
Pub Night/Late Night Jam/After Party (SOLD!) — This year, Spelunkers Frozen Custard and Burgers is the sponsor of all the festival afterparties. Each night there will be music and drinks in the Clubhouse, with the highlight being the Late Night Jam which encourages festival musicians to hop up on stage and create a one-time musical experience through merging bands together. Each night, the Clubhouse will be the only place to keep the party going! Your company name will be listed in the festival program and on the website as sponsor of Pub Night (Friday), Late Night Jam (Saturday), and After Party (Sunday), with multiple mentions from stage as tickets are sold throughout the Festival weekend. Sponsor will also receive vending booth space, and 4 weekend VIP passes with parking.
Face Painting — Located directly next to the Kids Zone, the free face painting was a highlight of the weekend for kids, which kept parents and kids lined up all weekend long. Sponsor this magical area for children (and adults) which will provide free face painting for the weekend. Sponsor will receive call outs in the program, and 4 weekend passes with parking, as well as the good will of many a happy parent and child!
Jam Tent (SOLD) — Last year AMF was lacking one thing only - a place for attendees to get together and jam together. This year that will be remedied thanks to the generosity of First Bank of Virginia, and we will be supplying a jam tent to encourage people to make their own music! Sponsor this tent and have your company name displayed prominently. Sponsor will also receive 4 weekend passes with parking, as well as mention on the festival website.
Welcome Stage - This year Appaloosa Festival has added a welcome stage. As attendees approach the admissions tent, they will be greeted by young, amazing acoustic bands which are hungry to make a name for themselves. Sponsor will have name placed on a 4x4 banner that says: "Welcome Stage - Courtesy of X." Sponsor will also receive 4 weekend passes with parking, as well as mention on the festival website.
Sponsor-a-Band — Sponsor a non-headliner and have your name posted alongside the band, and receive 4 weekend passes with parking, as well as mention on our website.
Misting/Cool Down Zone (SOLD) - Franciscan University's name will be prominently displayed above the misting station/zone which will keep attendees nice and cool. They will receive a call-out in the program and 4 weekend passes w/ parking.
Mother’s Resting & Baby Changing Tent (SOLD) — With over 500 children attending the last two years, this tent will be a happy getaway for nursing mothers, and parents who need to do their duty! This year, the baby changing tent is proudly sponsored by 92.5WINC FM. Sponsor will also receive 4 weekend passes with parking, as well as mention on our website.
Name Placement at Admission Tent — Get your company logo displayed in the Admission Tent. This tent is the only place of access for all attendees. Comes with 2 weekend passes with parking.