Opportunities on Tap: Susan G. Komen and INmusic fest performance

Hey Nation lovers, here are this week’s opportunities!

Perform at Dodger Stadium during the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Genre(s): All

Race for the Cure raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivor-ship, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. During the Race for the Cure at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, one (1) ReverbNation artist or band 10,000+ people and will perform on the bill with Kim Jang-Hoon (well known KPop Star), Jeff Timmons (98 Degrees) and others TBA.

The selected artist or band will receive the following Ultimate Rock Star Treatment:
– Perform in front of 10,000+ at the Race for the Cure 2013
– Exclusive interview and photo opportunity with Playboy Radio
– Feature on Komen’s website and social media profiles
– Press release + other PR opportunities
– Walk the pink carpet at the Race
– Photo shoot and video shoot opportunities

Join the cause and use your music for good! >

Play at Croatia’s INmusic Festival

Location: Zagreb, HR
Genre(s): Alternative, Electronica, Hip Hop, Rock, Indie, World, Punk, Dubstep, Electronic Dance Music and Ska

INmusic festival is Croatia’s largest open-air festival, mostly centered on modern rock and urban music. The festival began in 2006, taking place at the Šalata venue in Zagreb. Since 2007 INmusic has relocated to the Island of Youth at the beautiful Lake Jarun. This year the INmusic Festival wants to add two more bands to it’s line-up. Past performers include Jamiroquai, New Order, Arcade Fire, Massive Attack, Moby, Franz Ferdinand, Kraftwerk, The Flaming Lips, and Lily Allen.

Artist/Band Compensation: Travel costs up to 500 Euros per band (reimbursable upon arrival), Food & Drink vouchers, Free 3-Day Festival passes, Free Camping

Playing alongside Arctic Monkeys, Iggy and the Stooges and NOFX starts here! >

 

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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Opportunities on Tap: DyingScene.com feature, India performance, Saigon Kicks opener, and Echo & Echoplex booking

From features to performances, here are all of this week’s top opportunities!

Feature on Dying Scene Punk Compilation Spring 2013

Genres: Rock, Punk, and Ska
Location: Online

DyingScene.com is looking for a ReverbNation artist to feature as part of their Spring 2013 compilation, SKAFACE: EVOLUTION. Artists will receive exposure to this popular punk site’s 140,000 unique visitors per month.

After their wildly successful Too Punk To Folk, Dying Scene (DyingScene.com) is assembling SKAFACE: EVOLUTION, a ska-punk follow-up aimed at spotlighting ska-punk acts deserving recognition. The compilation will be limited to 15 handpicked bands. Promotion is expected to reach hundreds of thousands of ska and punk fans. Are you dying to submit?

About DyingScene.com: Over the last 10 years the punk scene began to lose its angst. DyingScene.com was created to expose the bands that still have that fire burning inside them. It was created to pump new blood into the anemic state of true punk rock today and to help salvage the remains of a dying scene.

Perform at India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2013

Genres: All
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit is one of the biggest youth events by the India Today Group, India’s leading media conglomerate. Youth icons from cricket, bollywood, top corporations, sports, media and politics participate in the event. At least five (5) acts who submit their press kits will be selected to perform in front of celebrity youth icons and a large audience. The exposure of the event is enormous – reaching all media channels (TV, Print, Internet, Social Media and Radio).

About Mind Rocks Youth Summit: Mind Rocks Youth Summit is an annual event organized by India Today Group for young minds. It is a unique concert of new ideas and live music. This forum brings together bright young minds to participate in an open two-way dialogue with their icons. It is a place where inspirational leaders from different spheres of life share their mantras of success and a platform where today’s youth can engage with decision-makers in an informal setting and learn from their experiences. In turn leaders can connect and learn from that part of society that will define the future.

Play the legendary Echo & Echoplex in LA

Genres: All
Location: Los Angeles, CA

What do Foster The People, Grouplove, Elliott Smith and Local Natives all have in common? They all got their break at one these venues. Does your band have what it takes to set the stage for a headlining act? If the answer is “hellz yes” then they want to hear from you. The Echo and Echoplex over the course of the next three months is looking for the right support artist(s) to wow them so they can add you as an opener to a headlining act.

About The Echo & Echoplex: The Echo & Echoplexis a cultural incubator for emerging talent and known as two of the city’s prime performance venues for LA’s independent music scene. The connected spaces The Echo and Echoplex also feature some of the most creative club nights in town that attract a diverse mix of hipsters, punk rockers, goth kids, and die-hard music snobs.

Direct Support for Saigon Kick Reunion Tour in NYC

Genre: Rock
Location: New York, NY

The year was 1988 and Saigon Kick was an American rock band from Miami, Florida. They gained a following on the local club scene and generated a buzz that lead them to be signed to Third Stone/Atlantic records in 1990, releasing their first album in 1991. Following the year long tour for the debut album, Saigon Kick immediately returned to the studio to record the follow-up, The Lizard, in 1992. The gold selling album spawned the band’s biggest hit single, “Love Is on the Way”, which reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and also received a gold single. In addition, the video for “Love Is On The Way” hit #1 in the Top 10 MTV countdown.

Now your band has the opportunity to be direct support for Saigon Kick in NYC at The Studio at Webster Hall. Saigon Kick wants to give a new band or artist the opportunity to play in front of a packed house filled with music industry and press. This will be Saigon Kick’s first show in over 20 years in NYC and is sure to be an unforgettable night! Saigon Kick band members will pick the winning artist themselves.

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 Dashboard on your Reverb page > click “Opportunities”
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Opportunities on Tap: New Release Tuesday Feature, Stendhal Festival, and Hammerfest

Get all of our latest opportunity openings right here! 

Apply to NewMusicTuesday.com’s ReverbNation Download

Location: Online
Genre: Christian/Gospel and Christian Rock

NewReleaseTuesday.com is the largest Christian music site online welcoming over 450,000 visitors every month.NRT works with almost every major label in Christian music as well as multiple independent artists. Their mission is to work hard to help establish a new release to their active and supportive audience.

Over the course of the next three months, NRT will offer one artist a week an opportunity to be the “ReverbNation Download” through the Free Downloads section on their website. Downloads are available for 2 weeks and heavily promoted through their site that first week. Typically, NRT sees around 2,500-3,000 downloads during this timeframe and can report final download numbers once the campaign ends.

Spreading the positive message starts here! >

Play the Stendhal Festival of Art 2013

Location: Limavady, UK
Genre: All

The Stendhal Festival of Art on Ballymully Cottage Farm, now in its third year, is selecting at least five ReverbNation bands to play in 2013. The festival has over fifty bands play from Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and the UK, and expects 4,000 in attendance.

About Stendhal Festival of Art: The ethos of Stendhal Festival of Art is to introduce and inspire the discovery of performing and visual arts. The festival showcases local, national and international artists, with a reputation for innovation and exceptional hospitality as an access-for-all event. The staff’s mission is to create the vibe of community. Grab your bandmates and possibly yer wellies, and come see what the festival has to offer.

Hop on this bill here! >


Rock the stage at Hammerfest V: In Fear of the Dragon

Location: North Wales, UK
Genre: Metal, Thrash Metal, Stoner Metal, Doom Metal

Hammerfest V: In Fear of the Dragon, the fifth Hammerfest presented by Metal Hammer and Hard Rock Hell, is booking three ReverbNation bands to play at Hammerfest 5 taking place at the Haven site in North Wales. Chosen bands will receive lodging onsite (apartment or mobile home) and a drinks rider. Fifty runners-up will be chosen to receive day passes for up to six people. Bands playing the festival include Saint Vitus, Killing Joke and Candlemass. Past bands at Hammerfest include Suicidal Tendencies, 5 Finger Death Punch, Anthrax and Skindred, and more.

About Hammerfest V: After last years “Nordic fun,” the organizers now migrate their Metal Valhalla over to the far east for some ancient Japanese inspiration and culture. Hammerfest IV had to have been one of the most enjoyable gigs that the festival has done to date and was certainly the biggest. With that in mind, the festival has upped the quality of the accommodations, the eateries, the venues, the rigs and made it an even bigger metal experience for 2013. With a 12th century Japanese Samurai culture as their back drop, they embark on yet another metal voyage, taking their metal model to Pwllheli in North Wales. As ever, they will have three stages and over 50 bands in tow as the HF Oathsworn take a trip to a new destination and an all new show.

This gig is for you, metal heads! >

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

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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Opportunities on Tap: Wakarusa, Telluride Blues & Brews, and Florida Music Fest!

Check out this week’s new opportunities generating valuable exposure for emerging ReverbNation artists.

Wakarusa Music Festival 2013

Genres: Alternative, Blues, DJ, Electronica, Folk, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Americana, Bluegrass, Dance, Indie, Jam, Singer Songwriter and World
Location: Ozark, AR

The Wakarusa Music Festival is a premiere, grassroots event in the nationwide outdoor music scene attracting folks from all 50 U.S. states and beyond. Wakarusa differs from other festivals of its kind in that it strives to keep music at the center of the experience. Although camping, vendors, the beauty of Mother Nature and many other attractions add to the event, the music is non-stop and always at the forefront.

It has hosted legendary musicians such as Wilco, Ben Harper, The Flaming Lips, Sam Bush, Cake, My Morning Jacket, The String Cheese Incident, and so many more. Two ReverbNation artists will be selected to perform at this year’s festival.

Selected Artists Receive:
– Compensation for their performance
– Great exposure playing in front of more than 15,000 festival attendees

If you are ready to jam out with some of the greats?

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival 2013

Genres: Alternative, Blues, DJ, Electronica, Folk, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Americana, Bluegrass, Dance, Indie, Jam, Singer Songwriter and World
Location: Telluride, CO

Renowned as one of the most scenic and intimate music festivals in the country, Telluride Blues & Brews takes place in the world-famous resort town of Telluride, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Blues & Brews is a three-day celebration of live music and microbrews held at Telluride Town Park, nestled in the valley of stunning 13,000-foot mountain peaks. The festival offers an eclectic mix of live blues, funk, jam band, rock, gospel and soul performances, and some of the best microbreweries in the country, with a wide variety of food and craft vendors, children’s activities, late night shows, and much more.

ReverbNation artists are being considered for performance slots at the 20th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, performing alongside some the biggest names in music. Last year’s line up consists of none other than Phil Lesh, Gov’t Mule, The B-52’s, The Chris Roberson Brotherhood, Robert Randolph & The Family Band and many more. The festival is also being streamed to over 20,000 people. How’s that for exposure?

The B-52’s at Telluride Blues & Brews 2012

12th Annual Florida Music Festival

Genres: All
Location: Orlando, FL

FMF2013 welcomes musicians of all genres to submit for a chance to perform at the 12th Anniversary of the Florida Music Festival. At least 50 ReverbNation artists will be selected to perform for more than 4,000 festival goers each night. Selected artists will also receive a free badge to the industry conference.

Coming April 17-20, 2013, FMF showcases more than 150 bands on 15 different stages. Past headliners include Flogging Molly, Third Eye Blind, The Dirty Heads, JJ Grey & Mofro, Minus the Bear, Buckcherry, Less Than Jake, Anberlin, Easy Star Allstars, Better Than Ezra, members of Matchbox Twenty, Creed and many more.

For more than decade, the Florida Music Festival has helped gain industry exposure for great previously unsigned artists like Taylor Swift, Flyleaf, Manchester Orchestra, Black Tide, The Academy Is, and There For Tomorrow from the who’s who of the music industry, and thousands of music fans in Downtown Orlando.

Previous conference keynote speakers include:
• Kevin Lyman – Warped Tour Founder
• Melvin Benn – Reading & Leeds Producer
• Monte & Avery Lipman – Universal Republic Founders (Taylor Swift/Jack Johnson/3 Doors Down)
• Steve Robertson – Atlantic Records VP of A&R (Shinedown/Paramore)
• John Janick – Fueled By Ramen Founder (Fallout Boy/Gym Class Heroes/Paramore)
• Rodney Jerkins – Producer (Michael Jackson/Beyonce/Alicia Keys/Lady GaGa/Kanye West)
• Dave Siegel – Producer (TI/Soulja Boy/Christina Aquilera/Enrique Iglesias)

Apply to the Florida Music Festival and Conference!

Crowds at Florida Music Festival 2012

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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Calling all bands: Hard Rock Cafe wants to break the next big band and send them on a world tour! Enter for free.

Think you’re the next undiscovered worldwide rock star? Here’s your chance to find out. Hard Rock Cafe is searching for inspiring local bands to compete in Hard Rock Rising 2013, a high-stakes global battle of the bands competition.

ENTER HERE

Why compete?

Hard Rock Rising is presented by Hard Rock Café, so you know it’s legit. Additionally, the prize package is ridiculous: play a World Tour, make an album and video with Hard Rock Records, and win new gear valued at $10,000. Entering is FREE!

Here’s what Hey Monea!, winner of last year’s Hard Rock Rising, had to say before opening for Bruce Springsteen in London:

“We open the door of our trailer and John Fogerty is right outside being interviewed by a camera crew. There are literally five video cameras following us to the stage and photographers snapping pictures of us and I’m as excited as I’ve ever felt in my life. Wired. Butterflies. Everything. My brain wouldn’t shut off.”

Credit: The Repository

You want in!? Here are the guidelines to enter:

  • You need a ReverbNation profile. They’re FREE!
  • Each band/artist may enter through no more than ONE Hard Rock location—there are 96 participating cafes worldwide!
  • You or one of your bandmates must live in the same country as that location.

Here’s how it works:

  • Phase 1: First round winners are determined by fan downloads on participating Hard Rock Facebook pages. One download equals one vote.
  • Phase 2: Top vote getters play in a series of live competitions and one winner from each location will be crowned by their peers. See locations below.
  • Phase 3: The 96 winners from Phase 2 will then battle it out in a global download contest on Facebook to gain the most votes.
  • Phase 4: The Top 25 highest vote-getters will be judged by a panel of celebrity judges and music industry VIPs to select the last band standing, along with two runner-ups.

The first place winner will experience the ultimate rock star treatment — a World Tour to experience cities including Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Chicago and Honolulu, the opportunity to make an album and video with Hard Rock Records, and an insane amount of band gear.

So what are you waiting for? The deadline for entry is January 21. 

Here’s the list of participating Hard Rock Cafe locations. If you see a city that’s close to you, click on it and read the details and full rules. It won’t cost you a dime, so don’t miss the opportunity of a lifetime­! Enter today!

United States & Canada

Atlanta, Georgia

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Biloxi, Mississippi

Boston, Massachusetts

Chicago, Illinois

Cleveland, Ohio

Dallas, Texas

Denver, Colorado

Destin, Florida

Detroit, Michigan

Foxwoods, Connecticut

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Hollywood Blvd, California

Hollywood, Florida

Honolulu, Hawaii

Houston, Texas

Indianapolis, Indiana

Key West, Florida

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada

Louisville, Kentucky

Memphis, Tennessee

Miami, Florida

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Nashville, Tennessee

New Orleans, Louisiana

New York, New York

Niagara Falls, New York

Orlando, Florida

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phoenix, Arizona

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

San Antonio, Texas

San Diego, California

San Francisco, California

Seattle, Washington

St. Louis, Missouri

Tampa, Florida

Toronto, Canada

Washington, DC

Just participating in Hard Rock Calling could mean new fans, new friends and a lot of local publicity for you and your band. Here’s what some of last year’s participants had to say:

“This is a brilliant platform for amateur bands like us to get recognized. Thank you for the opportunity and we hope you will continue this competition for years to come.”

“Cheers to ReverbNation and to Hard Rock Cafe for putting on such a vast competition that puts local talent in the spotlight.”

“We are grateful to have had the opportunity to participate and perform in this competition. We would also like to again thank everyone involved from ReverbNation and Hard Rock for their help and support in enabling us to participate. More venues should support original music as this competition did. Allowing bands to showcase their own music and style is something we need more of!”

“It was an awesome and innovative experience for us. Looking forward to more associations like these. Helps us to know the true caliber of our music.”

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December’s Breaking Artists: Kudos to these ReverbNation Opportunity Winners!

Wondering who submits to all those opportunities you see in your email inbox every week? And what happens after submissions close? Our monthly Breaking Artists newsletter, along with this nice, shiny blog post, breaks it down and shows you some of the opportunity winners.

Take a look and a listen, show your support for your fellow musicians and send them kudos in the comments.

Breaking Artists are selected by Reverb staff from opportunity winners. Increase your chances of being one of them by submitting to opportunities here >>

Performed at Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival 2012…

Folk band The Ragbirds.

With a brand new album in 2012, the up-and-coming Michigan band The Ragbirds has been traveling the country with their “infectious global groove” gathering a passionate grassroots fan base of all ages. While playing at the Harvest Music Festival back in October, The Ragbirds had the pleasure to share stage with Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon, The Jayhawks, Punch Brothers, Joe Purdy, and others.

Played a secret pop-up gig organized by Sofar Sounds in Brooklyn…

Adam Tronsen performing at the Sofar Sounds gig.

Photo Credit: Vincent Broazzi Jr.

Pop electronic artist Adam Tronsen didn’t let the “acoustic only” request stop him and his band from submitting to the opportunity; instead, they adapted their music to the audience and did an amazing job at it. Sofar Sounds has created a movement which brings music lovers together in secret living room locations to hear some of the world’s most cutting edge artists.

“I heard about it through ReverbNation, and checked out the Sofar Sounds website. I saw that they only featured acoustic acts but I figured what the hell and applied anyway. I’ve been submitting to certain events for a few months now so it surprised me when I actually heard back from this one. It was only one week in advance, I was scheduled to work the night of the show, and I wasn’t sure if my band mates could play that night, but it was great to have been “chosen” so I said yes to it. We had to rework our playing technique and I had to adjust some progamming but it ended up going really well. I’d be happy to do it again.”

-Adam Tronsen

Featured on Subbacultcha! Magazine…

Californians Haster gained international exposure by being featured on a Dutch magazine. Subbacultcha! is an independent, multidisciplinary music and culture platform from Amsterdam. Their main goal is to use their platform to promote challenging, uncompromising, cutting edge artists and provide them with the audience that they deserve.

“We heard about it through the opportunities ReverbNation sends out daily and we were able to submit our music for free into the entry and we so happen to be selected for the article. We submit our music all the time for anything that fit our music genre. We won before, we got a slot to play the Lunar Festival in Jan 2013 but we unfortunately can’t play it since our singer will be in South Africa. It was really exciting to be chosen for this. Any avenue where we can show people our music and get some added exposure is critical for an unsigned band like Haster. Every person that sees our name/hears our music gives us better odds of getting noticed in the big mainstream of the music industry.”

-Haster

Played at the 2nd Annual Holiday Jamboree (For Grownups)…

The alternative rock band The NowhereNauts won a spot at the 2nd Annual Holiday Jamboree (For Grownups!) — a musical and dance extravaganza that took place at DROM NYC on December 18th.

“We’re always looking for chance to play in the city (New York), either with friends, or bands coming to town, etc… ReverbNation has made our searches easier. Unfortunately, we had missed the Holiday Jamboree last year, but when the opportunity presented itself through a ReverbNation email/request for participants — we jumped at the opportunity to be part of it! We’ve submitted to five, maybe six events, and this was the first performance event that we were able to be part of.  It was great to be selected. We’re rather particular about what we we’re willing to submit to, because you don’t want to get invited to a music festival where people just aren’t interested in your music! The Holiday Jamboree was a great fit for us, so we were very happy to have been chosen! The show was great. The venue (Drom NYC) was especially helpful and Jennifer Logue (organizer) was really terrific about information, and set times, and organizing the whole thing to benefit New York Cares for hurricane Sandy relief.”

-The NowhereNauts

Chosen the Colorado Music Buzz’s ReverbNation Artist of the Month…

Alternative rock band Crown Point was chosen the Colorado Music Buzz’s artist of the month in November. Crown Point’s new album Curtains was released November 13th, and they’re currently touring the US in support of it.

“It seems to us that playing music is about more than entertainment.  We’ve done our best to do some tangible good with the opportunities we’ve been given, and have worked with some organizations we believe in, like the American Red Cross, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the March Of Dimes, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and Forward Edge International. We’ll be donating a percentage of the sales of our upcoming album to Tucker-Maxon, an amazing school for hearing-impaired children in Portland. If you’d like us to play a benefit show for a cause that you, and we, believe in, please let us know.”

-Crown Point

Congrats to all of December’s “Breaking” Artists!

Don’t want to miss out on the next opportunity?

There are four ways you can use to stay up-to-date on the latest gigs (we recommend using all of them to ensure nothing gets missed!):

  • Follow our updates on Twitter (@Gigs and @ReverbNation) 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”

So, where’s your next gig?

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Opportunities on Tap: Tour Russia and Perform at Sundance Film Festival


UlikeUS Music Competition: Russian Tour 

Genre: Alternative, Blues, Christian/Gospel, Country, Electronica, Folk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Metal, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Reggae, Americana, Bluegrass, Childrens, Dance, Indie, Rap, World, Punk, Ambient, Christian Rock, Dubstep, Electronic Dance Music, Funk, House, Instrumental, Rockabilly and Ska

Location: St. Petersburg, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan and Yekaterinburg, Russia

How you like an all-expense paid 5-city tour? UlikeUS is an international music competition supported by the U.S. Embassy in Moscow as part of the Bilateral Presidential Commission activities and under the management of GetVibe Agency. UlikeUS is a music competition with a mission to provide young American artists with an opportunity to bring their music to Russia. One hundred U.S. ReverbNation artists and bands will go into a public vote, confirmed by a panel of judges, who will choose the best U.S. artist or band. Each participating ReverbNation band or artist will compete for a grand prize: the opportunity to tour in Russia. Only one ReverbNation artist will be chosen to perform in the 5 largest cities of the Russian Federation: St. Petersburg, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan and Yekaterinburg. All travel, lodging compensation, food/beverage and other incidental costs will be covered during the tour. The winner will be provided performance fee of $300 per gig.

Need to know more? Set length and backline will be approved on request and provided according to the interests and requirements of the winner. The winner will feel like a star with media promotion, a photo session, video blog publications, mass media attention through tv and radio interviews, and Russian social networks.

 

The Eco Hideaway at Sundance

Genre: Blues, Country, DJ, Electronica, Hip Hop, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Americana, Bluegrass, Celtic, Jam, Singer Songwriter, Instrumental and Rockabilly

Location: Park City, UT

The Eco Hideaway is selecting thirty ReverbNation artists to perform at The Chateaux in Park City, Utah on January 19th 20th, and 21st. Select bands will perform 20-25 minute sets at the Main Event Red Carpet Lounge produced by Durkin Entertainment in Hospitality Celebrity Suite between the hours of 12-6pm. Artists will be able to participate in the red carpet arrivals and interview with credentialed media. On Sunday, January 21st, Utah’s biggest rock radio station, KBER 101.FM will be broadcasting LIVE from the lounge with DJ’s Mick & Allen “The Freak Show”.

The Eco Hideaway at Sundance 2013 is a sustainably-produced private celebrity & media hospitality & gifting lounge showcasing brands and musicians to benefit the Guard a Heart Foundation ( www.guardaheart.org) celebration of the world’s finest indie filmmakers at America’s #1 Film Festival.

What else do you get beyond great exposure? Selected artist will be provided food, beverage and product samples gifted from select brands. Each artist will also receive from Guard a Heart Foundation a Tru-Risk TM 5 year Heart Assessment test ($1,400.00 value). In return, we ask that each chosen artist make a donation to GAH (minimum donation: $50.00).

Park City during Sundance Film Festival 2010

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