NWO LIVE Rockys Riverview
The 2014 BLOW UP MY BAND
Basic contest info.
Registration starts in Jan 2013 Closes March1st
(or when we reached the maximum number of bands)
Contest will commence in March 2013.
WINNER WILL RECEIVE:
8 HRS STUDIO TIME FROM PEARL SOUND STUDIOS
RECORD DISTRIBUTION DEAL
W/ GOOMBA RECORDS
2 PAGE SPREAD IN
DETROIT LIVE MAGAZINE
(LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS)
FEATURED ON THE COVER OF
DETROIT LIVE mAGAZINE
(lOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS)
PLACEMENT ON SUMMERTIME
PROFESSIONAL PHOTO SHOOT
W / MARC NADER
MORE PRIZES COMING!!! STAY TUNED.
Blow up my band a “Battle of the bands” type contest for original bands only. It is designed to take one band and give them the media coverage, publicity and tools to establish or advance the bands momentum throughout 2014. It will consist of 8-12 weekly live “elimination” events. Scheduled on Wednesday and or Thursday evenings at several metro Detroit clubs. Then one final event to determine the grand prize winner. Each event (except final) will feature 4 bands
Once Registration is closed scheduling will commence
All attempts will be made to schedule bands to compete at a venue that is close to their home area.
Set Times: Each band must create a Facebook event for EACH of their performances.
72 hrs before each show, RSVp’s to FB events will be tabulated and the band with the most fans registered will get first choice of set times( & so on). They will have 24hrs to pick their slot. If no time is chosen DL staff will choose.
Each band will play a 30 min set. Bands will be giving 25 min to set up.
Winners of each event will be determined by a combination of a panel of judges and attendance.
At each event a winner will be chosen to advance to the next round.
Scoring for finals will be the same as the elimination rounds.
Judges to be announced at later date.
Rick Stafford RSP
Each Battle will be Judged by a panel of 2-4 judges per round.
Bands will be judged in several categories on a scale from 1-10 Below is an example procedure.
Fans (68 fans) 6.8
Band with highest score wins the round.
In case of numeric tie... highest fan count wins.
Band featured on the Cover of Detroit Live Magazine
Professional Photo shoot with Marc Nader
2 page pictorial Detroit Live Magazine
Record Distribution Deal with Goomba Records
Placement on Summertime festival/concert
More details coming soon..
Bonus: Substantial pre/post show press and promotion (regardless of if your band wins)
Please reply ASAP you would like to participate. We will lock in your round 1 performance date.
P.S. keep in mind scheduling this many bands can be incredibly challenging ... so be flexible.
Please like the 2014 Blow up my band Page and the DETROIT LIVE MAGAZINE PAGE