Mile of Music

Mile of Music (Mile 11) 2024

July 29th - August 5th, 2024
Downtown Appleton, WI

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Mile of Music, August 1-4, 2024 also known as Mile 11! Without your help, we would not be able to help make the music happen. With 700 live music sets over 4 days in 40 venues, your help is truly appreciated.

Most shifts for Mile 11 are between 3 and 5 hours.

Join our Facebook group! Search "Mile of Music Volunteers" and request to join. Once you register to volunteer, you will be approved by an administrator. OR click here to join.

Take a look at the volunteer positions & descriptions below and register using your most frequently used email address & current mobile phone number. This way, we can contact you with any updates, changes, or reminders! Questions? Email for more information!

You're Invited! Volunteers will be given one general admission ticket to the First Songs showcase at the Fox Cities PAC on July 31, 2024. You will receive this ticket upon your check-in as a volunteer at our HQ starting Monday, July 29.


  • Due to reported issues at past festivals, drinking alcohol is not permitted during volunteer shifts.
  • We ask that you wear your volunteer shirt only during your scheduled shift(s) and bring a change of clothes for after. Thank you!
  • You are welcome to bring a snack and non-alcoholic drinks to your shift!
  • Dress comfortably/for the weather during your shift. Comfortable shoes will make all the difference!
  • Please arrive for your shift 15 MINUTES EARLY so you can orient yourself to the role you are taking over and meet fellow volunteers/staff.
  • Please report directly to the location listed on your volunteer shift unless otherwise noted.
  • Remember: You are the face of Mile of Music for many attendees! Smile, be kind, be courteous and most of all, ENJOY!

A few (other) things to note:

  • The exact shift times of these jobs may change a bit as the Mile 11 schedule is finalized. You will be notified of any changes to your shift.
  • All shifts are subject to change.
  • If you aren't sure what t-shirt size to order, we encourage you to size up! All shirts are unisex sizing.
  • Once a shift disappears from the lineup, that means it has been filled! We encourage you to sign up right away if you are looking for specific shifts.
  • You can sign our volunteer waiver online when you register! If you’d prefer to fill out a digital or physical copy, please email We will also have physical copies available when you check in during Mile Week.

If you have changes to your schedule, PLEASE let us know ASAP! Email We will do the same if there are changes from our end.

We look forward to seeing you at Mile 11!

Thanks to all our wonderful volunteers who help to make the music happen.

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1. I am volunteering my time and services to Appleton Community Music, Inc., a non-stock, non-profit entity organized under Chapter 181 of the Wisconsin Statutes (“ACM”), for the benefit of the Mile of Music festival, specifically Mile 11 of the Mile of Music festival (hereinafter “MOM Festival”).

2. I hereby release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue ACM, its officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives and insurers (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Releasees") from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or relating to any loss, damage or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or to any property belonging to me, caused by the negligence of the Releasees while I am volunteering for the MOM Festival.

3. I am fully aware of risks and hazards connected with being a volunteer for the MOM Festival, including, but not limited to, risks of injury, damage and/or loss associated with set up and take down of tables, tents, stages, fencing, sound system and musical equipment and instruments; the delivery, stocking and set up of food and beverages; lost or stolen personal property; and general risks inherent with crowds and crowd control. I am also fully aware that there may be risks and hazards unknown to me connected with volunteering for the MOM Festival. Notwithstanding such known and unknown risks, I hereby elect to provide volunteer services knowing that the conditions may be hazardous, or may become hazardous or dangerous to me and my property. I voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risks of loss, property damage or personal injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or any loss or damage to property owned by me, as a result of my being a volunteer for the MOM Festival.

4. I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees and each of them, from any loss, liability, damage, or costs any of them may incur or become liable to pay to a third party due to injury, loss or damage I may sustain as a result of my volunteering at the MOM Festival.

5. It is my intent that to the extent allowed by law, this Release shall bind the members of my family and spouse, if I am alive, and my heirs, assigns and personal representative, if I am deceased, as to any and all claims that belong to me, and shall be deemed as a Release, Waiver, Discharge and Covenant Not to Sue the above named Releasees with regard to those claims.

6. I understand that I am not an employee or contractor of ACM and that ACM does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide me with compensation or financial or other assistance in connection with the volunteer services I am providing, including, but not limited to, medical, health, worker’s compensation, disability, life or other insurance or benefits. I expressly waive any claim for compensation, damages, or liability against ACM or any of the Releasees in connection with my providing volunteer services at the MOM Festival.

7. I hereby release and forever discharge ACM and the Releasees from any claim or damage whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first-aid treatment or other medical services provided to me in connection with an emergency during the time I am volunteering at MOM Festival.

8. I grant and convey to ACM in connection with MOM Festival all right, title, and interest to make and to use any and all photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of me or my voice which are made in connection with my providing volunteer services to ACM in connection with the MOM Festival.

In signing this release, I acknowledge and represent that:

A. I have read the foregoing release, understand it, and sign it voluntarily as my own free act and deed;

B. No oral representation, statements, or inducements apart from the foregoing written agreement, have been made;

C. I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competent, or, if under eighteen, my parent or guardian has reviewed and signed this release as well; and

D. I execute this Release fully intending to be bound by same.

E. If signed electronically, I agree that all electronic signatures are as valid as if signed in person.