Waka Winter Classic Tour Announces Winning Lineup of Indie Artists

WAKA WHAT?! Every Winter, the cool people behind Wakarusa Music Festival 2012 — a grassroots festival nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas — travel around on a quest to find the best musicians in the Midwest.  They call this fantastic odyssey the Waka Winter Classic Tour! At a total of seventeen stops, several bands who submitted through ReverbNation will compete in regional talent showcases for the chance to perform at Wakarusa.

 

So far, bands in four locations have won and will get to play at Wakarusa (congrats!!). Here they are:

Jan. 13 – Lincoln, NE – The Bourbon
Cornerstone Dub

Jan. 14 – Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
Slapdash Science

Jan. 19 – Fayetteville, AR – George’s Majestic
Cadillac Jackson

Jan. 20 – Little Rock, AR – Stickyz
Grayson Shelton & War Chief

And here are the remaining locations and bands competing (fans, make sure to support your favorites by going to these shows!):

Jan. 26 – Austin, TX – Antone’s
Holding Space
StrawberryJam
Ashes of Babylon
Soul Track Mind
Dimitri’s Ascent

Jan. 27 – Dallas, TX – 2826 Arnetic
Ishi
Gravity Feed
Fatty Lumpkin
KAPOW
Goodnight Ned
We The Sea Lions

Jan. 28 – Oklahoma City, OK – Belle Isle Brewery
Equilibrium
Sunny Side Up
Bungalouski
Johnny Be Hood
The Sons of Beatrice

Feb. 2 – Denver, CO – Cervantes’ Other Side
Atomga Groove Alliance
Sunsquabi
James and The Devil
Whiskey Tango
The Big Motif

Feb. 3 – St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House
Illphonics
Elemental Shakedown
The Scandaleros
Cronus
The Stone Sugar Shakedown

Feb. 4 – Lawrence, KS:
Sonic Sutra
Shedding Watts
Soul Rebel and the Beast
$3 Band
The Smile High Club

Feb. 4 – Ft. Collins, CO:
Good Gravy
Oak Creek
Twine!
Mosey West
Post Paradise

Feb. 9 – Des Moines, IA:
Aquamarine Dream Machine
Lick It Ticket
Jefferson County Green Band
Old Road Riot
Bright Giant

Feb. 10 – Chicago, IL:
Little Big Fat
Thinner Teed
The New Old Cavalry
Tonal Caravan
Doctor Ed & Friends

Feb. 11 – Memphis:
Lightajo
Agori Tribe
The Great Barrier Reefs
Wampa

 

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Sweet Remix Opportunity with Great Prizes — “The Chirps” from DJ Fame & Eric Sharp

Got what it takes in the studio to shake the walls of clubs across the world? We’ve teamed up with Rock It Science Laboratories, KRK, and Gator to give three young producers the chance to remix “The Chirps” by prominent dance music producers DJ Fame and Eric Sharp. Show the electronic music community what you can do and win a great prize package, including:

  • 2 KRK Systems RP6G2 Studio Monitors
  • 2 Gator Cases Premium Monitor Stands
  • Artist feature on ReverbNation for one week
  • Official release on Rock It Science Laboratories
  • Interview to be posted on RISLabs.com

THE JUDGES: Photek — A pioneer in drum & bass, Photek has never ceased innovating, remaining a major player today in the dub and d&b world.  Roy Davis Jr — This Chicago house legend’s influence on dance music cannot be disputed, from his role in Phuture to his myriad solo work. Santiago & Bushido — Representing the new school, S&B’s electro is hugely respected with work on labels ranging from Dim Mak to Om Records.

Ready to submit? Click here. Want to find out more? Check out this video!

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62 Reverb Artists Playing at SXSW 2012

Congratulations to all ReverbNation artists accepted to play during music week at SXSW 2012…so far! You guys are so cool.

Check out all the talent on this list:

1. Akina Adderley and the Vintage Play Boys
2. Against Me!
3. Agent Fresco
4. Bare Wires
5. The Black and White Years
6. Black Books
7. The Black Ryder
8. Cashier No.9
9. Delay Trees
10. Delhi 2 Dublin
11. Marianne Dissard
12. The Ettes
13. The Grannies
14. Howler
15. il abanico
16. Matthew Perryman Jones
17. Just a Band
18. Maxim Ludwig and the Santa Fe Seven
19. Mind Spiders
20. Motopony
21. Musikanto
22. My Education
23. The Parlotones
24. Roge
25. Rosie and Me
26. Gabriel Santiago Quintet
27. Sauti Sol
28. The Scoundrels
29. Skewby
30. Some Community
31. Something Fierce
32. Sore Losers
33. SPEAK
34. Sudakya
35. Team me
36. Turbogeist
37. Uncle Lucius
38. UV POP
39. Vampillia
40. V for Volume
41. VHS Or Beta
42. We are the Ocean
43. Yukon Blonde
44. Alabama Shakes
45. Asking Alexandria
46. Atlantic/Pacific
47. Belligerence
48. Capsula
49. Dikes of Holland
50. Duran
51. Edison Chair
52. Electric Eel Shock
53. Electric Wire Hustle
54. Go Back to the Zoo
55. J.R. Patton
56. Nive Nielsen and the Deer Children
57. Oh Mercy
58. Pat Todd and the Rankoutsiders
59. Polarsets
60. Schmillion
61. Turbo Fruits
62. WheelChair Sports Camp

Are you a ReverbNation artist playing at SXSW 2012 but don’t see your name on this list? Leave us a comment and we’ll fix it.

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ReverbNation Gigs & Things #4

Below you will find just a few of the ReverbNation Opportunities that we have brokered for our Artists.  These opportunities consist mostly of performance slots at Festivals, Conferences, Awards Shows, Tours, and Clubs but also include Songwriting Competitions, Licensing Opportunities, Music & Video Reviews, and more.  Artist’s can find these and more in their OPPORTUNITIES section of their ReverbNation Dashboard!

ReverbNation’s goal is to keep providing value to the Artists at the lowest possible cost. We always try to broker Opportunities with no Submission Fees but sometimes a Promoter needs to charge a Submission Fee and since ReverbNation does NOT take a % of the fee, we often times get a very reduced rate for our artists!

Feel free to share this blog post with your fellow artists!  And without further ado,

New Opportunity Listings:

Last Chance/Reminder  Opportunities:

And Always Available from ReverbNation:

The ReverbNation website now attracts 25 million visitors per month.  Get Featured on the Home Page at ReverbNation Featured Artist of the Week

Just a few of the Artists selected this week by our Promoters:

  • The IC Agency selected Sword Swallower Dan Meyer, Parish County, Melodime, Transit Vocal Band and Chelsea Green and the Green Project for its Agency Roster and College Bookings!  More performers are still needed.
  • Telesma was selected to play at Camp Bisco with The Disco Biscuits, Cut Copy, Wiz Khalifa, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Death From Above 1979, MSTRKRFT, Ghostland Observatory, Yeasayer and 100+ more artists!
  • Johnny Spanish, Lyriciss, Dee-One and Big Rec are the first 4 Reverb artists slected for A3C Hip Hop Festival.
  • Creation Northwest selected Heather StanleyCam & DrewVizion (AKA The Trailblaza).
  • Insigniya was selected to play at the Liberate Festival.
  • Sam & Nate has been selected to perform on the Camplified Tour

Things to Know:

Submissions require a free ReverbNation account and ReverbNation Press Kits.  If you do not have a ReverbNation Press Kit, activate your 30 day free trial now!

If you have an Opportunity(s) that is valuable to some or all of ReverbNation’s 1.5million artists, please go to Festivals/Events/Tours/Opportunities and choose Festival/Event.  That will take you to the application, and after you fill it out, a rep will be in touch shortly!

If you are a Venue, please check out the only comprehensive Venue Application on Facebook, Venue Profile App on Facebook.  Any questions, give us a shout!

Thanks,

Lou Plaia & the RN Staff (no, it is not a band name)

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ReverbNation Gigs & Things #3

Below you will find just a few of the ReverbNation Opportunities that we have brokered for our Artists.  These opportunities consist mostly of performance slots at Festivals, Conferences, Awards Shows, Tours, and Clubs but also include Songwriting Competitions, Licensing Opportunities, Music & Video Reviews, and more.  Artist’s can find these and more in their OPPORTUNITIES section of their ReverbNation Dashboard!

ReverbNation’s goal is to keep providing value to the Artists at the lowest possible cost. We always try to broker Opportunities with no Submission Fees but sometimes a Promoter needs to charge a Submission Fee and since ReverbNation does NOT take a % of the fee, we often times get a very reduced rate for our artists!

Feel free to share this blog post with your fellow artists!  And without further ado,

New Opportunity Listings:

Last Chance/Reminder  Opportunities:

And Always Available from ReverbNation:

The ReverbNation website now attracts 25 million visitors per month.  Get Featured on the Home Page at ReverbNation Featured Artist of the Week

Just a few of the Artists selected this week by our Promoters:

  • Telesma was selected to play at Camp Bisco with The Disco Biscuits, Cut Copy, Wiz Khalifa, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Death From Above 1979, MSTRKRFT, Ghostland Observatory, Yeasayer and 100+ more artists!
  • Creation Northwest selected Heather StanleyCam & DrewVizion (AKA The Trailblaza)
  • Sam & Nate has been selected to perform on the Camplified Tour

Things to Know:

Submissions require a free ReverbNation account and active subscription to ReverbNation Press Kits.  If you do not have a ReverbNation Press Kit, activate your 30 day free trial now!

If you have an Opportunity(s) that is valuable to some or all of ReverbNation’s 1.5million artists, please go to Festivals/Events/Tours/Opportunities and choose Festival/Event.  That will take you to the application, and after you fill it out, a rep will be in touch shortly!

If you are a Venue, please check out the only comprehensive Venue Application on Facebook, Venue Profile App on Facebook.  Any questions, give us a shout!

Thanks,

Lou Plaia & the RN Staff (no, it is not a band name)

Lou PlaiaReverbNation Gigs & Things #3
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ReverbNation Gigs & Things

Every Monday we will post some information regarding the ReverbNation Opportunities we have brokered for our Artists.  These opportunities consist mostly of performance slots at Festivals, Conferences, Awards Shows, Tours, and Clubs but also include Songwriting Competitions, Licensing Opportunities, Music & Video Reviews, and more.

Since ReverbNation does not take a % of the Submission Fee that may be charged by some Promoters, we are often times able to offer Opportunities that have no Submission Fees or very discounted Submission Fees. Our goal is to keep providing value to the Artists, at the lowest cost possible!

Instead of spamming you with summary emails each week, just add the RSS feed in the upper right corner and you’ll be up to speed on all our opportunities. Feel free to share this blog post with your fellow artists!  And without further ado,

New Opportunity Listings:

Last Chance to Submit Opportunities:

And Always Available from ReverbNation:

The ReverbNation website now attracts 25 million visitors per month.  Get Featured on the Home Page at ReverbNation Featured Artist of the Week

Just a few of the Artists selected this week by our Promoters – BUT Congrats to All of You:

  • The ASPS were selected to have their record produced by Ron Nevison (producer/engineer whose credits include The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne, Bad Company, Barbra Streisand, Jefferson Starship, Chicago, Styx, Heart, Damn Yankees, Thin Lizzy and more.)
  • Dee-1 and BIGREC are two ReverbNation Artists that have been selected already to perform at this year’s A3C Hip Hop Festival.  Submissions are still open and at least 4 more ReverbNation slots are still available at A3C Hip Hop Festival.

Things to Know:

Submissions require a free ReverbNation account and active subscription to ReverbNation Press Kits.  If you do not have a ReverbNation Press Kit, activate your 30 day free trial now!

If you have an Opportunity(s) that is valuable to some or all of ReverbNation’s 1.4million artists, please go to http://www.reverbnation.com/controller/main/signup and choose Festival/Event. That will take you to the application, and after you fill it out, a rep will be in touch shortly!

If you are a Venue, please check out the only comprehensive Venue Application on Facebook, Venue Profile App on Facebook.  Any questions, give us a shout!

Thanks,

Lou Plaia & the RN Staff (no, its not a band name)

Lou PlaiaReverbNation Gigs & Things
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