Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam is hosting a competition in order to find the Pepsi Southern Original. The competitions will take place in Tallahassee, Auburn, Jackson, Tuscaloosa, Atlanta and Troy. Please see below for full showcase schedule and locations. There will be 50 artists selected to enter the regional competition. Ten semi-finalists will be selected to compete in each city. One finalist will be chosen per city by a combination of judging (60%) and fan voting (40%). These finalists will compete Wednesday, September 25, 2013, in Panama City Beach, FL for the title of the Pepsi Southern Original at Club La Vela. The winning artist will also be selected by a combination of judging (60%) and (40%) fan voting.
The winner will win a development deal with a Nashville management company, access to national booking, recording of a single, a music video and the grand privilege to open for Toby Keith, Eli Young Band, and Darryl Worley on Saturday night of Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam. The runner-ups from the Club La Vela finals will perform on the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam beachfront stages on Thursday, September 26, 2013.
Showcase Schedule and Locations:
- Tuscaloosa, AL - Jupitar Bar & Grill - September 4
- Atlanta, GA - Atlanta Peachtree Tavern - September 5
- Troy, AL - Double Branch - September 6
- Tallahassee, FL - Krewe de Gras - September 7
- Auburn, AL - Bourbon St. Bar - September 10
Please note: Artists will be responsible for all travel and lodging. If you are selected to move into the voting round, you will be required to agree to the rules of this contest.
Apply by Aug 29, 2013
The listing does not currently accept applications.