Fast Five: Ground Up Brings Philly Hip-Hop to Atlanta’s A3C Hip Hop Festival

We sat down with Bij Lincs, AZAR and MALAKAI, members of Philly hip-hop trio Ground Up, to learn a little more about the group’s rising success. Most importantly, their 2013 debut at A3C, the biggest hip-hop festival in the US. Ground Up has opened up for renowned artists such as Wu-Tang Clan, Asher Roth, Rick Ross, Chiddy Bang, The Nappy Roots, Meek Millz, Gucci Mane, and Chris Webby. They recently released a track with rapper G-Eazy, and are prepping for their first full-length album release in fall 2014. Read on and find out what the group’s experience was like, and find out how you could play the 2014 A3C Circuit Tour.

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Opportunities On Tap: A3C’s The Circuit Tour 2014, the AU Review, Montclair State University’s Underground Radio, and the 9th Annual Six Flags Caribbean Concert

Check out a sample of the opportunities we have going on this week:

Battle it out for a spot at one of hip-hop’s biggest festivals

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Location: Multiple Available
Genre: Hip-Hop, Rap

Don’t miss your chance to perform in front of hip-hop’s most important influencers at this year’s A3C Festival in Atlanta, GA. Some of the biggest names in Hip-Hop have been a part of this 5-day festival, including Ghostface Killah, Kendrick Lamar, Questlove, and Madlib. This year, A3C is looking for four to eight (4-8) artists to perform for industry tastemakers in nine major cities hosting e The Circuit tour. The winner of each city’s showcase will receive an all-expenses-paid spot at the main festival.

Hip-hop’s best will be there — will you?

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More than 400 ReverbNation Artists Take the Stage at Canadian Music Week 2014

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Canadian Music Week kicks off today, and more than 400 ReverbNation Artists will be performing during the five-night event in Toronto.

CMW chose 60 bands exclusively through ReverbNation opportunities to take the stage for fans and industry pros.

CMW hits just as festival season is heating up. A panel you won’t want to miss is “How to Get Booked for a Festival Even if Nobody Knows Who You Are.” This is your chance to hear from festival directors, artist managers and industry veterans who can give you advice on what talent buyers look for when they book, how to submit to them, what should be in your press kit, what to expect from the performance and a whole lot more! The hour-long panel will take place Friday, May 9 at 12 p.m.

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#RNOpps Roundup: NBC’s The VOICE, Vans Warped Tour 2014, KahBang Music, Art & Film Festival, Devilstone Open Air Festival

Here’s a roundup of some of this week’s fresh new opportunities on ReverbNation

Skip the lines to audition for NBC’s The VOICE

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Location: Cleveland, OH; Denver, CO; New Orleans, LA; Washington DC
Genre: All

Get discovered by millions of people! Five artists will be selected to skip the line and audition for The Voice, one of the biggest vocal competitions in the world. Compete on TV and receive coaching from some of the most respected names in music, such as Adam Levine, Usher, Christina Aguilera, and CeeLo Green. Take this opportunity to share your music and your story with the world.

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Opportunities on Tap: SunFest in West Palm Beach, Cooper River Bridge Run in Charleston, Rebel Ink Magazine

 See what’s on tap this week at ReverbNation!

Play SunFest, Florida’s largest waterfront music festival

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Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Genre(s): All

At least 15 ReverbNation acts will be selected to perform with superstar headliners at next year’s SunFest, Florida’s largest waterfront music festival. Held along the scenic Flagler waterfront, the 32nd annual event features more than 50 acts on 3 stages over 5 days. Over 170,000 people are expected to attend!

Ready for your time in the sun? >

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Perform for 140,000 at Cooper River Bridge Run

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Location: Charleston, SC
Genre(s): All

Over 100,000 tourists and 40,000 runners will head to Charleston for the 37th annual Cooper River Bridge Run. Fifteen ReverbNation acts will be selected to perform at 1/4 mile intervals along the course of the 10k run. Participants and spectators will travel from around the world to attend, don’t miss your chance to play this energetic, fun and family-friendly outdoor gig!

Lace up your shoes and outrun the competition. >

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Rebel Ink Magazine is back!

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Location: Online
Genre(s): All

Rebel Ink Magazine is back and looking for more tattooed ReverbNation acts to spotlight with a feature on the popular magazine’s homepage. Stars like Pink, Megan Fox, Tommy Lee and Dave Navarro have graced its cover. Each week, one ReverbNation artist will be selected to show off their extreme music and rebel ink. Tatted Los Angeles rockers Dead Day Revolution were among the latest Reverb acts to be featured, will you be next?

Get ready to show off your ink! >

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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: Have fun in the Florida sun while performing at The Big Ticket!

This week on ReverbNation…

Perform for 10k music lovers at The Big Ticket 2013

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Location: Jacksonville, FL
Genre(s): Alternative, Blues, Metal, Rock, Americana, Indie, Jam, Punk and Christian Rock

More than 10,000 music fans will flock to Jacksonville, Florida for The Big Ticket this December. This is your chance to play on the same bill as Stone Temple Pilots, Thirty Seconds to Mars, A Day to Remember, Jimmy Eat World, The Dirty Heads, Pepper, Manchester Orchestra, Twenty One Pilots, Frank Turner, Sleeping With Sirens and more! The promoters at Danny Wimmer Presents will select one ReverbNation act to take the stage at Metropolitan Park in front of new fans, managers, agents and music executives.

Clay Busch of Danny Wimmer Presents said, “ReverbNation is always at the forefront of what’s new, what’s fresh and what’s next. This is a great way for us to find upcoming and undiscovered talent who are going to be the future of their genre for many years to come!”

This could be your ticket to fame! >

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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: Get cast in MTV’s “Copycat”, Play the Reebok Spartan Race & Firefly Music Festival

Check out what’s on tap this week at the Nation!

Get cast in MTV’s new sound-alike show, Copycat

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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Genre(s): Alternative, Blues, Christian/Gospel, Country, Electronica, Folk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Metal, Other, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Reggae, Americana, Bluegrass, Dance, Indie, Jam, Rap, Singer Songwriter, Spiritual, World, Punk, Ambient, Christian Rock, Experimental, Funk, House and Rockabilly

Is your singing voice always compared to a current famous artist? Do your friends and family swear you sound just like Adele or Justin Timberlake? If so, here’s your chance to be cast on MTV’s new singer sound-alike competition, Copycat! Battle it out on stage with other singers for your chance at a cash prize. MTV is looking for 20 singers who have the chops to outshine their competitors.

Fire up the Katy Perry karaoke and get ready to rock. >

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Spin at The Reebok Spartan Race

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Location: Boston, MA and Malibu, CA
Genre(s): DJ, Electronica, Hip Hop, Pop, Rock, Dubstep, EDM, Funk and House

The Spartan Race, an obstacle course event designed to test the endurance, resilience and strength of thousands of competitors, is coming to Boston and Malibu! They’re looking for the best DJ’s in each area to spin during their events at the iconic Fenway Park and the cool Calamigos Ranch. These events will give you the chance to gain massive exposure to a venue packed with potential new fans. One ReverbNation DJ will be chosen to perform at each of the events. 

High energy needed for this high intensity event! >

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Play the unsigned stage at Firefly Music Festival

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Location: Dover, DE
Genre(s): Alternative, Folk, Hip Hop, Rock, Reggae, Americana, Indie and Singer Songwriter

Located in The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, Firefly Music Festival has had more than a handful of notable past performers. Its stages have been home to Jack White, The Killers, The Black Keys, Death Cab for Cutie, John Legend and many more. In 2014, Firefly expects to see more than 85,000 fans a day walk through their gates. In an effort to engage up-and-coming talent, one entire stage will be dedicated to unsigned artists only! Three ReverbNation artists will get the chance to play for thousands of music fans during next year’s festival.

Don’t miss your chance to play the biggest music festival in the First State! >

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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: Share your music video at Global Citizens Festival, be the featured Band of the Day, open for Steel Panther and Play Bat Fest 2013!

 See what’s on tap this week at ReverbNation!

Expose your video to 60,000 at Global Citizens Festival in Central Park

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Location: Online
Genre(s): Alternative, Blues, Classical, Electronica, Folk, Jazz, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Reggae, Americana, Bluegrass, Dance, Indie, Jam, Singer Songwriter, Spiritual, World, Ambient, Dubstep, EDM, Experimental, Funk, House, Instrumental and Rockabilly

The Global Citizen Festival returns to New York City for its second year of creating awareness and accelerating progress toward ending extreme poverty. The 2013 lineup includes the legendary Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys and John Mayer. Two (2) ReverbNation artists’ music videos will be selected to air on multiple jumbotrons in Central Park before the first headliner takes the stage.

Have a great music video? Spread it to 60,000 festival goers. >

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Be the featured artist on Band of the Day app

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Location: Online
Genre(s): All

Band of the Day app delivers new music directly to the mobile devices of over 5 million users around the globe. The Killers, of Montreal, Bon Iver and more have all had their music featured, now it’s time for one ReverbNation artist to shine this September.

Say “what’s app!” to five million fans. >

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Open for Steel Panther at House of Blues

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Location: Los Angeles, CA 
Genre(s): Metal and Rock

The iconic House of Blues Sunset Strip needs one talented local ReverbNation act to open the show for heavy metal heavy hitters, Steel Panther. Hailing from sunny Los Angeles, California, Steel Panther has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in metal, including Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe.

Don’t miss your chance to rock the Sunset Strip! >

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Perform at Bat Fest 2013 alongside Hank III 

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Location: Austin, TX
Genre(s): Alternative, Blues, Country, Electronica, Folk, Hip Hop, Latin, Metal, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Reggae, Americana, Dance, Indie, Jam, Rap, Singer Songwriter, World, Punk, Ambient, Christian Rock, Dubstep, EDM, Experimental, Funk, House, Rockabilly and Ska

Austin is going batty! Bat Fest brings 15k attendees to the Congress Avenue bridge to witness 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from underneath it. Celebrate Austin’s favorite flying friends with a night of live music, delicious food and activities. A panel of music industry judges will select one ReverbNation act to join the party and play alongside Hank III, Lukas Nelson, Reckless Kelly and more.

Submit your RPK for a chance to play! >

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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”
AmandaOpportunities on Tap: Share your music video at Global Citizens Festival, be the featured Band of the Day, open for Steel Panther and Play Bat Fest 2013!
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