Wrapping Up Sea Level

The Tide Skye Zentz

What an incredible weekend at the 8th Annual Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival! We kicked it off at the Roper Center with Sarah Jarosz, and Jon even got a picture with her afterward.

Jon Sarah Jarosz

The next day, we were back in Downtown Norfolk for the kickoff to First Fridays. Hundreds of people gathered for hours of fun from local merchants including balloons, face painting and balloon animals.

First Fridays NorfolkFirst Friday Painting First Fridays Crowd at First Fridays

The next day was a big day for us! Finally, the moment we’d all been waiting for – the launch of the music video for Skye Zentz’ song “The Tide.” Jon spent many long hours editing the video down to the wire and we couldn’t have been happier about the response.

The launch party at O’Connor’s Brewing Co. was a major success thanks to all the awesome vendors and artists who helped out. We had a booth from Kitsch,  DJP and MrT, Shara Wertz (on face paint), 757 Makerspace, The Scene and a giant art area with Amanda Page Stephens. Skye even took part in the face painting fun!

Face Painting SkyeLaunch Party Booth

We also had great performances from Little Pants and Ian Randall Thornton!

O'Connor Brewing Band

Finally, we closed off the night with the Emerging Artist Contest. The event showcased some truly amazing talent, right here in Hampton Roads!

Singer Sea Level Festival Sea Level Fest

If you weren’t able to make it out this year, be sure to follow us on Facebook for updates on next year’s event and videos from 2015!

Special thanks to:

  • Sea Level Festival and Tidewater Arts Outreach
  • Skye Zentz
  • Bobby Hollywood – our AMAZING MC
  • Downtown Norfolk Council
  • Reed and Associates (who sponsored our VIP section in a major way)
  • And last but not least, the people who keep us on track, the amazing Jpixx crew

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