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Top Opportunities of the Week: Play International Pop Overthrow, Get Featured in an LA Music Blog

house_of_blues_sunset_sonicbids_book_gigsPlay the House of Blues Foundation Room on the iconic Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA.

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.

Party on the Plaza Summer Concerts at the Avenue

The Party on the Plaza Summer Concerts at the Avenue 2014 is booking five Sonicbids bands. This Baltimore community music series proudly represents a very cultural mix of music and is a great opportunity for artists to gain exposure. Compensation is negotiable based on experience and draw.

Application fee: $10

Deadline: June 11, 2014

Party on the Plaza

 

International Pop Overthrow

International Pop Overthrow is a pop music festival that has been held in LA for the past sixteen years, and is also currently held in Chicago, New York, Boston, Detroit, Nashville, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Austin, Atlanta, Vancouver, Toronto, Liverpool (at the world famous Cavern Club) and London. Each IPO features between 14 and 140 of the best pop bands from around the world, and they're looking to book Sonicbids acts in every city.

Application fee: $10

Deadline: June 13 - October 8, 2014 (varies by city)

International Pop Overthrow

 

Homegrown New England Hip Hop Showcase at KAHBANG Festival

Two Sonicbids artists will be selected to perform at Homegrown, a new hip-hop showcase presented by KAHBANG Music Festival and Queen City Entertainment. Homegrown is dedicated to MCs that have earned recognition throughout the New England region, and the event will be hosted by a notable Maine rapper.

Application fee: $5

Deadline: June 15, 2014

Homegrown New England

 

House of Blues Foundation Room

The House of Blues: Sunset is located on the iconic Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA. Three Sonicbids artists will be selected to perform at 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: June 20, 2014

House of Blues

 

Feature in LA music blog FreeBikeValet.com

Free Bike Valet is a beach city music blog that was nominated as Best Music Blog by L.A. Weekly for their 2013 Web Awards. The blog is seeking to feature songs and/or music videos by California-based Sonicbids artists.

Application fee: $1.50

Deadline: June 26, 2014

Feature on Free Bike Valet