Opportunities on Tap: Eric Clapton’s Crossroads, KahBang, and Rock for Dimes

by Brittany on January 22, 2013

Big performance opportunities for you this week!

Play Madison Square Garden at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads 2013

Location: New York, NY
Genre: Alternative, Blues, Country, Rock, Americana, Indie, Jam, Singer Songwriter, Funk and Instrumental

This is your chance to perform on the main stage at the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City. This two-day festival will feature music from the legendary Eric Clapton and friends, including Albert Lee, Allan Holdsworth, Allman Brothers Band, BB King, Booker T, Brad Paisley, Buddy Guy, Citizen Cope, Earl Klugh, Gary Clark Jr., Jeff Beck, Jimmie Vaughan, John Mayer, John Scofield, Jonny Lang, Keb Mo, Keith Urban, Los Lobos, Robbie Robertson, Robert Cray, Robert Randolph, Taj Mahal, Vince Gill and more!

All acts that submit will be reviewed by a panel of judges including world renowned guitar players Paul Gilbert, Blues Saraceno, Audley Freed, and Peter Stroud. Four (4) acts will be selected by these judges to be entered into a final four fan voting contest, in which fans will pick the winner! Prizes include a feature in Guitar World Magazine and $10,000 in Ernie Ball Music Man Gear.

Perform at KahBang Music, Art & Film Festival 2013

Location: Bangor, ME
Genre: Alternative, Blues, Country, DJ, Electronica, Folk, Hip Hop, Other, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Americana, Bluegrass, Dance, Indie, Rap, Singer Songwriter, Punk, Dubstep, Electronic Dance Music, Funk and House

KahBang is an annual summer discovery festival, which transforms Bangor, Maine into the largest music, art and film showcase in New England. For four days, thousands of festival-goers descend on downtown Bangor and the waterfront festival grounds to experience over 75 musicians, dozens of films, art galleries & installations, special events, parties and more. Past performers include Bassnectar, Paper Diamond, Wale, My Morning Jacket, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, BoB, Lupe Fiasco, Atmosphere, Chromeo, OK Go, Surfer Blood, Atomic Tom, Ra Ra Riot, Matt & Kim, and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper. Thirty-five (35) performance slots are available to ReverbNation artists and bands. Join festival season!

2012 Festival Highlights

KahBang 2012 Promo #2 from Shadow Puppets Entertainment on Vimeo.

Open at Rock for Dimes 2013

Location: Canada
Genre: Blues, Country, Hip Hop, Metal, Other, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Reggae, Bluegrass, Dance, Indie, Rap, Singer Songwriter, Punk, Funk, House, Instrumental, Rockabilly and Ska

Ready to rock? Rock for Dimes is a battle of the bands fund raising opportunity for bands looking to perform in support of March of Dimes Canada. Rock for Dimes began nine years ago in Toronto, ON and is now presented from coast-to-coast in over 10 locations across Canada with events from Vancouver, BC to Halifax, NS. Funds generated from the event are used to support children and adults who live with a physical disability. One ReverbNation artist or band will be selected to open at event. Click on the location nearest you to find more info >>

Edmonton
Halifax
London
Montreal (coming soon)
Saulte Ste. Marie
Sherkston Shore (coming soon)
Toronto
Windsor (coming soon)

Artist Compensation: All musicians will receive a swag bag filled with discount coupons and “swag”. Bands receive one comp ticket for every 10 tickets sold. All ticket sales go to March for Dimes Canada. Prizes are awarded for each event as well. The selected artist will be eligible for prizes outlined below.

Prize Packages: (Prizes may vary at each event.)
- 1st place Trophy/Plaque (selected by judges)
- $200 Gift Card from Long & McQuade Music
- Studio Recording Package
- All participating bands receive a $50 gift card

Don’t want to miss out on upcoming opportunities?

Here are four ways you can stay up-to-date on our latest gigs. We recommend using all of them to ensure nothing gets missed! Stalk us, we don’t mind. >

  • Follow our updates on Twitter (@ReverbNation or @Gigs) and Facebook
  • Check the email updates we send you
  • Check the latest Opportunities on this page
  • Go to your Control Room on your Reverb page > click “Opportunities”

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