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

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Wondering who submits to all those opportunities you see in your email inbox every week? What happens after submissions close? Our monthly Breaking Artists newsletter, along with this nice, shiny blog post, breaks it down and shows 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 >>

Turned up the A3C Hip Hop Festival

Ground Up  is a hip hop trio comprised of lyricists Azar, Malakai and producer Lincs. They have self-booked multi-state tours opening for artists including Meek Mill, Action Bronson, Rick Ross, Black Star and The Wu-Tang Clan. Ground Up recently released a track featuring famed rapper, G-Eazy. Congratulations to Ground Up for landing a spot at A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta, the largest hip hop festival in the country.

“Our goal is to continue to expand on the foundation of fans and business relationships that we’ve already built and to make a positive contribution to hip-hop culture and music as a whole.”

Opened the main stage at New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee

The Town Heroes kicked off the main stage festivities at the New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee on August 2nd. Known for their catchy, lyrical, hard-hitting and anthemic songs, the duo ushered the festival weekend in with a bang and delighted festival-goers with their entertaining stage presence. The duo has claimed numerous music awards in Canada and their songs continue to receive extensive radio play. Check out this video of them performing their hit “Berlin Wall” at the festival.

Scored a spot on the lineup of the Rombello Festival Music Cruise 2013

SOSOS was chosen from a selection of 1500 entrants to play on the Rombello Festival Music Cruise. Displaying a diverse balance of talent that brews up catchy tunes, SOSOS captivates audiences with their smart musical melodies and lush vocal harmonies. They’ll entertain cruise attendees when the ship sets sail, November 1st through 5th.

“The members of SOSOS were so excited when we found out that we were chosen for this opportunity that we couldn’t sleep for two days! We’ve had such a good experience that we have already submitted for more opportunities.”

Chosen to Rock the Lynyrd Skynyrd Simple Man Cruise VII

These country crooners deliver a boot stomping, yee-hawing good time at every performance, covering over 70 top country hits ranging from Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan to Lynyrd Skynyrd and Johnny Cash. This year, Country Line Road will keep the decks of the Norwegian Pearl rocking as they play alongside rock and roll legends on the seventh annual Lynyrd Skynyrd Simple Man Cruise.

Earned a Coveted Spot on the Epic Proportions Tour

Waking Heroes is built on one definitive philosophy; having a great time loving music. Their debut release, “One Fight To Fight” hit stores in spring of 2013, just in time to promote on the fall leg of the Fall 2013 Epic Proportions Tour.

“Waking Heroes are proud to announce that we have just been invited to join the Epic Proportions tour. We couldn’t be more excited! Tour dates across the US start October 19th and run through November 20th. We can’t see you all when we hit the road this Fall!”

More Winners: Old Salt Union, Woodlock, Dayme, New Retro and Brutalody

Old Salt Union

Old Salt Union was featured in Americana Rhythm Music Magazine.


Woodlock was chosen as Band of the Day.


“It was an honor to be chosen as the Artist to open up for Cee Knowledge from Digable Planets. I was honored to be able to connect with my fans in special way and make a difference in their lives. I look forward to entering many more opportunities!”

New Retro

New Retro performed at Trillectro.


Brutalody performed at Torch Metal Show.

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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