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This Week's Top Music Gigs: Play House of Blues in Hollywood, Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle

seattle_hard_rock_cafe_sonicbids-1Perform at the Hard Rock Café in Seattle

Trying to find gigs for your band? We've got lots of Sonicbids promoters who want you to perform! Check out our top opportunities this week, and then submit your EPK to anything that sounds like a good fit for you.

ISC  

International Songwriting Competition

Whether you’re an aspiring songwriter or an established one, the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is known to be one of the most high-caliber competitions the music industry has to offer. The ISC offers the opportunity to have your songs heard by some of the most influential decision-makers in the industry. With 68 winners altogether, ISC is giving away $150,000 in cash and prizes, including a grand prize of $25,000 cash. Previous winners include Kimbra, Gotye, The Band Perry, and Kasey Chambers.

Application fee: $30  |  Deadline: September 18, 2014


A3C  

A3C Hip Hop Festival

Calling all hip-hop artists: This week is your last chance to get on the bill for the 2014 A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta, GA! You could be one of 30 Sonicbids acts performing alongside some of the biggest names in hip-hop this October, including 2 Chainz and B.o.B. Anyone who applies and is not selected will receive $25 towards an all-access festival pass, so there's no down side!

Application fee: $40  |  Deadline: September 19, 2014

 

House Of Blues FOundation Room  

House of Blues Foundation Room

The House of Blues: Sunset is located on the iconic Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA. Five Sonicbids artists will be selected to play The Foundation Room, which sits atop of the music venue and is always abuzz with industry insiders and professional party seekers.

Application fee: FREE  |  Deadline: September 19, 2014

 

Food Truck Wednesdays  

Food Truck Wednesdays in Overpeck Park

The NJ Food Truck Association is looking for four solo Sonicbids artists to play Food Truck Wednesdays in Leonia, NJ. Selected artists will be paid $50.

Application fee: FREE  |  Deadline: September 23, 2014

 

Seattle Wave Radio  

Seattle WAVE Radio Jammin' Challenge

Seattle WAVE Radio is seeking up to 32 Sonicbids artists from Washington for the 4th annual Seattle WAVE Radio Jammin' Challenge. The event will take place at the Hard Rock Café Seattle, and the top four winners will receive $15,000 in cash and prizes.

Application fee: $10  |  Deadline: September 25, 2014