The Indie Music Fest is going down on May 21, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada! Here is the info that was provided by Reverbnation about this event and how artists who are members of ReverbNation can submit their EPKs for consideration! Check it out!
About This Opportunity:
Black Mountain Productions Inc., and Green Living Nevada, are presenting: The Indie Music Fest on May 21, 2011, being held at: Sunset Park, Las Vegas, Nevada. This is a unique annual grassroots music festival/showcase, that is not your typical festival. It is specifically designed for the unsigned indie artist, writer and musician, the environment and the community. It is an event for all indie artists, writers and musicians, seeking to discover an abundance of creative possibilities, to showcase to thousands of people and to have a real chance to promote and network their talents to those of the indie music industry, with many real potential opportunities!
There will be many activities and some will include: 2-4 stages to support up to 40+ of the best unsigned indie bands, representing the genres of: Hip Hop, R&B, Rock, Urban, Adult Contemporary, Raggae, Ska, Punk and Rock, from all across the United States. There will also be: DJ's, Music Industry VIP's, Vendors representing products and services which include: Music, Sports, Recreation and Health, Green-Eco and specialty products, a Car Show, Headliners and so much more. Our official local charities include: Habitat For Humanity and Three Square, part of Feeding America.
Open to all 50 USA state residents. All artists MUST be unsigned. You are not eligible if your are represented. If you are accepted and are signed prior to your performance at the event, it is your sole responsibility to notify us. We will conduct final checks on each chosen artist, within one week of the event date. Those artists found to be represented, will be immediately disqualified.(Void where prohibited) Those younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, 21 or older. Artists will be accepted in the genres of: Hip Hop, R&B, Indie, Rock, Punk, Reggae, Urban, Ska, DJ's, Alternative and Adult Contemporary.
Each selected band that will be performing on the "Indie Music Fest" stages will receive: Major Promotion and Advertising with: Radio, Newspaper, Magazine, Internet with national coverage, E-Blasts, Viral Promotion (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace), Street Teams, Posters, Flyers, Press Release, Newsletters, Websites and much more.
"Artists will NOT be paid for their performances."
Length of Performance: no longer than 25 minutes maximum. (Times may vary)
VIP Showcase Review: A confirmed team of indie music industry VIP's will be at the event for the purpose of bands to showcase their talents as they attempt to elevate their careers to the next level.
Dedicated Artist Merchandising Area: After each artist has completed their performances, a specific area has been created for each artist to sell, market and promote their own merchandise, as well as network their talents to music industry professionals at the event. All proceeds received, will be 100% retained by those participating bands.
Special Travel Accommodations: Black Mountain has agreed to provide all out-of-town bands, one night hotel/motel room accommodations for their band/group (up to 5 band members).
Special Prizes/Awards And Activities: Five selected bands, will be awarded Music Resource Packages (valued at $2,500-$5,000), out of all participating bands, by votes received from selected music industry judges at the event, personally viewing the band performances on-site. The resource package will contain (but, will not be limited to): Cash, Gear (Clothes, Equipment, etc.), Endorsements, Rehearsal and/or Recording Time, CD Duplication/Replication, Photo Shoots and much more.
1 out of those 5 selected bands, will be given a 24 month Management, Recording and Publishing Contract and will receive major marketing and promotions, throughout the USA, Canada and Europe. And that selected band, will also have the opportunity to play at least one set, with one of the headliners performing at the event.
Basic backline will be provided on all stages.
Open to all US Artists.
A portion of the submission fees received will also be donated to a local charity. By submitting your material for review, you fully understand, that there is NO guarantee, that you will be chosen to participate and that Black Mountain has the sole right to make their decisions, based upon their own criteria and formats.
This service is not available for label accounts, at this time.
The required submission method for the The Indie Music Fest is a ReverbNation Press Kit! Submit yours today to take advantage of this great opportunity!
*Info courtesy of Reverbnation at http://www.reverbnation.com/!