Muddy Roots News
  • 08.15.18

    ** Muddy Roots Job Fair **

    Now Hiring:

    3.14 Creative Enterprises, LLC. is seeking professional event staff for festivals and conferences in the Tennessee and North Carolina areas though the month of September. All seasonal /Part Time/ Independent Contractor positions.

    Send inquiry to Jason Galaz at mudfather@muddyrootsmusic.com

    All positions available for credited internship or volunteerism as alternative.

    Accepting applications online and in person at The Vinyl Bunker Tuesday August 21st, 2018 from 10am to 4pm. 144 Fifth Ave N. Nashville, TN. 37219


    Muddy Roots Music Festival
    8/20-9/4
    Dates: Music Festival runs August 29th through September 2nd. Load-in and construction starts as early as August 20th. Cleanup ends September 4th.
    Location: Junebug Ranch 115 Waterloo Rd. Cookeville, TN. 38506
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    Position type: Carpentry
    Dates: 8/20 – 8/27
    Description: Build new wood stage 30×40 w/ cover and steps
    Salary: Send bid
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    Position type: Carpentry
    Dates: 8/20 – 8/27
    Description: Repair 22 wood cabins onsite. Repairs include new flooring, new doors, new roofs and other various updates. Each cabin has varying needs.
    Salary: Send bid
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    Position type: Carpentry
    Dates: 8/25-8/28
    Description: Assist the GO FUTURE FOUNDATION with building a wood half pipe skate ramp.
    Salary: Volunteer
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    Position type: Street Promotions
    Dates: 8/27-8-28
    Description: Place banners and signs on road from Cookeville square to the Junebug Ranch. Hang posters and drop booklets at beer stores, coffee shops, public places in town and on campus.
    Salary: TBD
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    Position type: Ticket Window at Junebug Ranch
    Dates: 8/29 1pm-12am
    8/30 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    8/31 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/1 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/2 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    Description: Exchange tickets for wristbands. Check-in media, staff, and performing artists.
    Salary: $12 HR
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    Position type: Security –Gate- (Armed optional)
    Dates: 8/29 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    8/30 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    8/31 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/1 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/2 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/3 12am-4am
    Description: Guard entrance to property. Search vehicles for passengers not possessing wristbands. Guide traffic in to parking positions.
    Salary: $15 HR
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    Position type: Security-Perimeter (Armed, K-9 optional)
    Dates: 8/29 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    8/30 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    8/31 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/1 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/2 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am

    Description: Guard perimeter of property from trespassers. Detain trespassers and deliver to local law enforcement. Deer stand guards in trees, cars circling property, and k-9 units patrolling. Large flash lights required.
    Salary: $15 HR
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    Position type: Security – field
    Dates: 8/29 1pm-12am
    8/30 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    8/31 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/1 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/2 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    Description: Assist crowd with traffic flow and camping locations. Guard stages during headlining sets. Assist patrons. Guard the field.
    Salary: $15 HR
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    Position type: Recycle team
    Dates: 8/29 3pm to 12am
    8/30 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    8/31 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/1 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/2 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/3 8am-4pm

    Description: Gather and sort all recyclables in field. Trash pick-up. You’ll be assigned a specific area to maintain and be responsible for.
    Salary: $8 HR plus festival pass
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    Position type: Trash bin management
    Dates: 8/29 3pm to 12am
    8/30 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    8/31 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/1 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/2 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am
    9/3 8am-4pm, 4pm-8pm

    Description: Monitor recycle team and assist with movement of trash bags and barrels to appropriate bins. Gather ALL discarded items from field during and after event for large bin disposal.
    Salary: $10 HR plus festival pass
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    Position type: Merchandise/Sales
    Dates: 8/29 3pm to 12am 8/30 12pm-6pm, 6pm-12am 8/31 12pm-6pm, 6pm-12am 9/1 12pm-6pm, 6pm-12am 9/2 12pm-6pm, 6pm-12am

    Description: Stock and sell official Muddy Roots Music merchandise. Maintain clean work area.
    Salary: $12 HR
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    Position type: Merchandise/Sales (Band)
    Dates: 8/30 6pm-12am
    8/31 12pm-6pm, 6pm-12am
    9/1 12pm-6pm, 6pm-12am
    9/2 12pm-6pm, 6pm-12am

    Description: Stock and sell band merchandise. Count merchandise in and out. Maintain clean work area.
    Salary: $12 HR
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    Position type: Food vendor staff (Mo Pho Pho Sho)
    Dates: 8/30-9/2
    Description: Front counter and food prep
    Salary: $10 HR
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    Position type: Band Hospitality
    Dates: 8/29-9/2
    Description: Fulfill band hospitality riders. Maintain coolers at stages for bands during performance.
    Salary: TBD
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    Position type: Driver/Runner
    Dates: 8/31-9/2
    Description: Make runs in to town. Must be sober at all times and have knowledge of roads.
    Salary: 12 HR
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    Position type: Stage manager
    Dates: 8/30-9/2
    Description: Coordinate band performances and supporting staff. Maintain timely load-in, performance, and load-out.
    Salary: 12 hr
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    Position type: Backline coordinator
    Dates: Immediate through 9/3
    Description: Coordinate and source backline for all 3 stages
    Salary: TBD
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    Position type: Stage hand
    Dates: 8/29-9/2
    Description: Pick up and put down equipment. Fill ice chest. No plugging or unplugging of wires.
    Salary: volunteer
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    Position type: Load-out
    Dates: 9/2-9/3
    Description: Breakdown festival, load equipment on to trucks, unload in Nashville.
    Salary: 15 hr
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    Tennessee State Fair
    9/6-9/16
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    Dates: Load in 9/6. Event runs 9/7-9/17
    Location: Nashville Fairgrounds 500 Wedgewood Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
    Position type: Vendor management
    Dates: 9/6-9/17
    Description: Direct and assist vendors in Muddy Roots areas. Collect daily payments.
    Salary: TBD
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    Position type: Merchandise/Sales
    Dates: 9/7-9/17
    Description: Stock and sell merchandise
    Salary: 10 hr
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    Position type: Promotions
    Dates: 9/7-917
    Description: Walk fairgrounds promoting the “Country Roots” stage. Hand out flyers and start conversations.
    Salary: 10 hr
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    AmericanaFest – Awards show underground pre-party
    9/12
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    Date: 9/12 4pm to 8pm
    Location: The Vinyl Bunker 144 N. Fifth Ave. Nashville, TN. 37219
    Position type: Merchandise/Sales
    Description: Cashier
    Salary: 10 hr
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    Position type: Security
    Description: Bouncer at door. Greeter.
    Salary: 12 hr
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    Position type: Promotions (street)
    Description: Walk area on out front of shop promoting performance, starting conversations and handing out flyers.
    Salary: 10 hr
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    IBMA Conference – World of Bluegrass Festival
    9/25-9/29
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    Dates: 9/24-9/30
    Location: Raleigh Convention Center 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601 Red Hat Amphitheatre 500 S McDowell St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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    Position type: Merchandise/Sales
    Dates: 9/25-9/29
    Description: Stock merchandise and assist with sales
    Salary: 10 hr plus hotel and accommodations
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    Position type: Merchandise/Sales/Cashier
    Dates: 9/25-9/30
    Location: Stock merchandise, make sales, complete transactions
    Salary: 13 hr plus hotel and accommodations
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    Position type: On-site Accounting
    Dates: 9/25-9/30
    Location: Count in and out merchandise. Complete inventory audits. Create invoices and sales sheets.
    Salary: 13 hr plus hotel and accommodations
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    Power Merch – Promotional Items
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    Location: The Vinyl Bunker 144 Fifth Ave. N. Nashville, TN. 37219
    Position type: Screenprint and Promotional Items Sales
    Description: Generate leads, assist clients, and process orders. Knowledge of screenprinting and promotional items helpful. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator helpful. Must be a self starter and driven. Flexible hours and work from home possible. Access to contract printer and ASI network provided.
    Salary: Commission
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    Muddy Roots Records & Roots Union Records
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    Position type: Administration
    Description: Offer promotional support of all bands on both labels. Generate and distribute press releases for tours and releases. Facilitate merchandise orders and shipments. Manage wholesale accounts. Track sales and expenses for royalty statements. Assist with booking and management. Occasional travel included. Personal assistant to label CEO and all recording artists.
    Salary: 12 hr full or part time
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    Thank you for your consideration to join our team. We’re rooted through many different music communities and events and enjoy working with good people. 3.14 Creative is a family owned business focused on DIY spirit and community building. We rely heavily on good people, with good attitudes, and good work ethic. All 3 are an absolute MUST.

    We won’t ask you to do anything we haven’t done!

    Jason and Katie Galaz 2013 Muddy Roots merch booth.
    Photo by Moloich Photography