PLEASE refer to our calendar for opening slots.
All booking inquiries should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org, ATTN: Tim Avery, Doug Kelley, Kat Schwarz or Oz Asbjorn. Oz handles most of our metal shows, so please direct inquiries for metal shows his way.
Any band contacting The Bug Jar looking to play a show is responsible for setting up 2 local support acts for the show. If we have given you a hold or confirmed with you that you have the night, we allow a one month window, that if we are contacted by a booking agent, or major touring act, and they request the night that you have been given, we will contact you within the one month window and your show will be moved to another date.
Please do not expect to play on a Friday or Saturday night if you do not have the ability to draw a crowd of at least 125 people.
No calls please - we will only respond to emails. If we are interested in booking your band, we will email you back.
Please do not email MP3’s or other music files for booking consideration. Include links to your music, or you will not get a response.
Press materials can be sent to:
ATTN: Tim Avery
206 Hamilton Street,
Rochester, NY, 14620
All shows are 21+ unless otherwise listed.