CONTEST: The John Lennon Songwriting Contest - 2018 NAMM Show

Posted by:  John Lennon Songwriting Contest  | When:  –  | Where: Anaheim, California, USA

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The John Lennon Songwriting Contest will be reserving 2 slots for Sonicbids artists at the 2018 NAMM Show. The 2 winners will receive an extensive prize package including over $12,000 worth of gear, all access passes to the 2018 NAMM Show and a performance slot on the main stage! Entry fees from this contest will help support the non-profit 501(c)(3) John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, which provides free hands on opportunities for students of all ages to create.

The Opportunity

The NAMM Show is an annual event in the US that is the world's largest trade-only event for the music products industry. It is held every January in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center and includes over 99,000 visitors.

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus will be hosting performances at the 2018 NAMM Show, taking place January 25-28, 2018 in Anaheim, CA. There are TWO slots available for Sonicbids members. Each winner will receive a performance slot at the NAMM show and will also bring home a JLSC prize package! Selected artists will be responsible for their own travel, accommodations and expenses.

The Band

Contest is open to amateurs and professionals around the world in the following genres: Rock, Country, Jazz, Pop, World, R&B, Gospel/Inspiration, Latin, Electronic, Folk, Children's Music, Hip-Hop.

The Gig

Two selected artists will each receive:

  • NAMM Show performance slot on the main stage in the Grand Plaza
  • NAMM Artist Badges
  • Professional live music video recording of performance courtesy of the Lennon Bus
  • Audio-Technica System 10 handheld mic
  • Disc Makers 1000 CDs in digi, barcode, mega bundle and 100 custom posters
  • Yamaha Pacifica Electric Guitar
  • Yamaha PSRE263 Keyboard + SKD2 Survival Kit
  • Line 6 AmpliFi75 amplifier
  • Line 6 Sonicport VX
  • Genelec 8010 Studio Monitors & Carry Bag
  • Neutrik custom John Lennon Educational Tour Bus cable & connectors
  • OWC (Other World Computing) On-The-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive
  • Propellerhead Reason