Founder, Owner, Promoter
Jesse founded 1F in 2012 with his booking collective Nonzerosum Presents(formerly School's Out Productions). Today he is in charge of national booking, organization, and talent buying. Jesse has performed past 1F with his bands Escuela, Creator | Destroyer, Kill the Client, Amygdala, and Releaser.
Katerina started working with 1F for the 2014 Dallas shows. She manages the organization of national 1Fs as well as creating digital content and graphic media. She also has handled the door and stage managing. Katerina has performed past 1F with her band Escuela.
christopher kent kotter
Chris joined the 1F team for the 2015 Dallas shows as a Promoter and Stage Manager. Chris is a talent buyer and promoter for Monocle, Inc, where he has had particular success with the "Oaktopia" Music Fest in Denton, TX. He also coordinates and books for the infamous Ft. Worth D.I.Y venue, 1919 Hemphill, and runs his own production company called The Syndicate.
Promoter, Tour Manager
Patrick Tuohey joined NonZeroSum Presents (formerly School's Out) in the Fall of 2016. Patrick is in charge of national bookings/promotion, 1Fest tour management and helps with digital media through his company Phantom Pain Media. He is also the head of 1Fest Syracuse, a new chapter of the series beginning January 2017. Patrick has performed at 1Fest before with his band NilExistence.
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