Apologies for blogging about our next season when we haven't even had time to upload the photos from last week's Earworms. It's a been a busy week with scary concerts to practice for and our own Exeter Contemporary Sounds date at the Phoenix taking up much of our time and brain space (www.exetercontemporarysounds.blogspot.co.uk)
But - we do have news of new dates. We're very excited to be staying at the Northcott for some more dates whilst also hopefully venturing into other new venues over the course of the next season.
We took quite leap into the unknown when we moved Earworms from the Phoenix to the Northcott Theatre in January but we've been delighted by their support and professionalism and also by the growing following. Financially we took a huge risk, but by the skin of our teeth we've just about broken even - thanks in part to some generous sponsorship from Crosse & Crosse and JojoMamanBebe.
So we've decided to take another risk and plan some more dates. We're moving away from monthly dates - the huge administration task is unsustainable at the current rate and we feel we need more time between events to plan and to publicise well. So we'll be planning six dates between September 2014 and May 2015.
In order to guarantee that we can continue to offer the quality of performers and ensure we can cover the costs, we now need to work hard to attract some sponsorship.
We have a very short deadline of this Thursday (26th June) to get our copy in the Northcott's new brochure - if there are any companies out there who might like to sponsor the whole series and get their name in the Northcott Brochure as well as in all our publicity - we'd be delighted to hear from you! Get in touch and we can discuss what we can offer you. Once the Northcott deadline has passed, and if we haven't secured a sponsor for the series as a whole, we'll be looking for individual sponsors for each event. More on that next week........
Thank you so much for all your support so far - we're really looking forward to building the Earworms' audience even more and we're beginning to plan some really great performances for the coming season.
Please pass the word around to any companies you think might be able to support us - there are some fabulous performers out there who we would love to invite, but we need to have the funds to be able to do this!