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A Look to the West: 4 Great Gigs Open Now

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This week our Sonicbids Gig Roundup looks to the West for only the very best gigs to take you from Fall to Winter. Gather fans off the slopes and the streets with these four opportunities you won't want to miss. First up, just down the mountain from the best ski slopes in the world, Silver City searches for the perfect band to play their Aspen New Years Eve Party. Hosting the best talent locally, regionally and nationally, Silver City is Aspen's premier food, drink and music destination for their local and international clients. Read on for more on this op and three more to warm your toes when the days get cold – the mountains are calling.

7 Cities Booking Major Gigs Now Through Far True

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This week's gig roundup dives deep into opportunities hosted through Far True, a progressive music, art, skate, and multimedia company dedicated to consulting, booking, artist representation, and promoting music artists countrywide. With ops already running in NYC, LA, ATL, DC, and Richmond, Far True has recently added shows in Miami and is seeking Sonicbids artists to fill their fall bills.

Huge Ops to Intimate Spots: Canadian Music Week, the Tender Trap, and More

Image via SonicbidsThis week, we're featuring gigs to complement performers of all levels, including performance opportunities at Canadian Music Week, Brooklyn's Tender Trap, Oregon's Waypost, and more. Click through for more gigs, whether you're ready for the big stage or just testing the waters.

Closing Soon: 4 Gigs Perfect for Artists Who Got Soul

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This week’s roundup features soul, funk, jazz, and groove gigs closing soon that artists in up-and-coming music cities (i.e., not NYC/LA) will want to jump on and fast.

Beyond the Gig: 3 Creative Ways to get your Music to the Masses

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Fair warning: this week’s Gig Roundup doesn’t include any traditional gigs. Instead, we’ve handpicked some of the best shots for Sonicbids artists to market their music through avenues like TV, Licensing and Songwriting Contests. With past Sonicbids Grand Prize Winners including Megan Trainor and a judges committee consisting of George Clinton, Natasha Bedingfield, 311, Switchfoot, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimmy Cliff, Sheila E., Bob Weir, Bootsy Collins and American Authors, The John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC) is an unconventional star-power machine. Read on for more info on this and two other opportunities to launch your career into the stratosphere.