Independent Showcasing


Che Apalache photo by Ambience Photography

Official Independent Showcase Hours are tentatively* scheduled for:

Monday, August 26   |  7:30 p.m. – Midnight
Tuesday, August 27  |  10:00 p.m. – Midnight
Wednesday, August 28 |  7:00 pm – Midnight

What You Need to Know:

  • All showcasing artists must have representation in the exhibit hall
  • Produced by YOU, individual WAA members
  • Perform within the host hotel or at off-site venues
  • WAA delegates must be able to attend free of charge

The following members are experienced showcase coordinators at WAA and have showcase slots available.  These showcases will take place on-site at the JW Marriott. Please contact these individuals directly with all questions, including about availability and pricing.  Please check back periodically for updates.

Please note, independent showcase slots at the JW Marriott are currently SOLD OUT.

Monday, August 26

Salon H/I/J - 3,015 sq ft.
Contact: Crandall Rogers (waitlist only)
Room will be equipped with: Full  Sound, Lights and Backline; Piano; Crew; Dance floor; Video capability

Salon F - 1,035 sq ft.
Contact: Karin Stein (waitlist only)
Room will be equipped with: Sound system up to 8 channels; Basic lighting;
No piano, no backline (except drum kit sharing is usually arranged)
Please watch this video prior to contacting room coordinator.

Salon A - 1,1,27 sq ft.
Contact: Gregg Young (waitlist only)
Room will be set-up for bands (Jazz, World, Blues, Caribbean, Latin, Rock 'n' Roll, Funk, Pop, Americana, etc.). Equipped with: guitar and bass amps; Keyboard amp; Drum kit; Keyboard; Four music stands, guitar & bass stands; Sound & tech

Tuesday, August 27

Salon H/I/J - 3,015 sq ft.
Contact: Crandall Rogers (waitlist only)
Room will be equipped with: Full  Sound, Lights and Backline; Piano; Crew; Dance floor; Video capability

Salon F - 1,035 sq ft.
Contact: Karin Stein (waitlist only)
Room will be equipped with: Sound system up to 8 channels; Basic lighting;
No piano, no backline (except drum kit sharing is usually arranged)
Please watch this video prior to contacting room coordinator.

Wednesday, August 28

Salon H/I/J - 3,015 sq ft.
Contact: Crandall Rogers (waitlist only)
Room will be equipped with: Full  Sound, Lights and Backline; Piano; Crew; Dance floor; Video capability

Salon F - 1,035 sq ft.
Contact: Karin Stein (waitlist only)
Room will be equipped with: Sound system up to 8 channels; Basic lighting;
No piano, no backline (except drum kit sharing is usually arranged)
Please watch this video prior to contacting room coordinator.


Off-site List of Independent Showcasing Venue Options

Click here to download list of performance venues in Los Angeles to help guide you in planning a showcase outside of the J.W. Marriott Hotel.

Additional Questions? Please check our our FAQ page with more information.