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Opportunities On Tap: Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, College News Magazine, WXOU college radio, and Temecula Valley International Film Festival

May 30, 2014

Check out a sample of the opportunities we have going on this week: Location: Multiple Available Genre: All This year’s Southern Original Competition will be selecting 100 ReverbNation bands who will compete for 10 spots at the official Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam. Artists in ten different cities will have the chance to play their way to [...]

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May Breaking! Musicians Keeping a Beat through ReverbNation Opportunities

May 28, 2014

Artists use ReverbNation every month to vie for the chance to headline festivals, be featured in top magazines, play showcases in front of music industry pros and take advantage of all the opportunities to be seen and heard. So, if you’re wondering who submits to opportunities and what happens after submissions close, hear from the [...]

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

May 27, 2014

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 [...]

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Pro Tips: Three Ways to Make Your Live Show Stand Out

May 23, 2014

This is a guest post from Tom Jackson, a world renowned producer, author and speaker with expertise in helping musicians improve their live show. Follow him on Twitter @onstagesuccess I’m a live music producer, and I’ve been working on artists’ shows for over 20 years. I help artists take what they are trying to communicate [...]

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Persistence Pays Off: How 50 Dollar Dynasty Hit the Fast Track to Fame

May 21, 2014

Eight years ago, four guys sitting on the hood of an old beat up Dodge Dynasty formed 50 Dollar Dynasty. Fast forward to 2014, and the four-piece took the stage at Big D NYE, the largest New Year’s Eve event in the Central Time Zone. Performing for an audience of 40,000 (with more than 1.5 million viewers [...]

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NEW FEATURE: Optimize Your Online Press Kit

May 19, 2014

You know the old saying, “you never get a second chance to make a good first impression?” It’s especially true for musicians trying to get heard. It’s why we’re always encouraging you to use great photos and album artwork and constantly perfect your craft. And it’s why we’ve added the Song for Consideration feature to [...]

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Joyfield Announced the Grand Prize Winner of Hard Rock Rising 2014 Global Battle of the Bands

May 16, 2014

The Hard Rock Rising Global Battle of the Bands has been five months in the making, and ReverbNation and Hard Rock are excited to announce the official winners of this exciting competition. Coming out on top is Joyfield, a Seattle-based indie-rock band who will rock out in Rome for 40,000 fans. This band is ready to [...]

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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

May 16, 2014

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 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 [...]

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Building Your Fanbase: How To Use House Concerts To Create Superfans

May 14, 2014

This is a guest post from Shannon Curtis, an independent musician, recording artist, and author based in Los Angeles.  “If only … … that one music supervisor could hear my new song, then …” … that one label rep could catch one of my shows, then …” … that one venue would return my email [...]

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