Guitar Shop TV's Artist Showcase Competition (Mar-Jun '12)

Posted by:  Guitar Shop TV


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Musician's Friend Token Listing - Free Submission. The Guitar Shop TV "Artist Showcase" competition is an exciting new opportunity for talented Indie bands to be discovered by Guitar Shop TV’s worldwide audience. The competition is seeking rock, jazz, blues, folk, country, metal, funk, alternative, Christian, classical, R&B, and world music performers to submit videos. Selected artists receive an interview and performance on the show as well as an artist showcase feature on Guitar TV’s website. Applicants must be 18+ and unpublished to enter./n/nGuitar Shop TV’s "Artist Showcase” Competition is an exciting new opportunity for talented Indie bands and solo artists to be discovered by a worldwide audience, gain exposure, and dramatically increase their fan base. One winner is selected monthly and invited on Guitar Shop TV to be interviewed and perform.

Winners will also have the opportunity to appear on the same episode with some of the top celebrities and stars of the guitar and music world. Monthly winners are posted Some of the guitar gods appearing on Guitar Shop TV include Ted Nugent, Phil Collen of Def Leppard, Keith Urban, Peter Frampton, Johnny Winter, Vince Gill, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Stanley Jordan and lead guitarists and sidemen for such artists as Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Keith Richards, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Rod Stewart, and The Black Crowes, to name just a few.

Be sure to check out the video trailer on the Guitar Shop TV website to find out more.

Monthly winners receive:

  • An exclusive invitation to appear on Guitar Shop TV to be interviewed and perform for our global audience of fans and music industry insiders. In addition to worldwide exposure, winners have the opportunity to appear on the same episode with some of the top celebrities of the guitar and music world.

  • A feature article and performance video posted on the Guitar Shop TV website for worldwide distribution.

  • Eligibility for additional special promotions, events, celebrity get-togethers, product giveaways, etc.

Besides being a chance to reach a large new market via the fast-growing medium of web TV, appearances Guitar Shop TV are also a great way for up and coming Indie bands to promote their music, events, and products with our viewers around the world. Submissions are being accepted at no cost for a limited time only.

Application requirements:

  • The applicant(s) cannot be signed to a recording label

  • Submissions must be original musical works (or applicants have the required permission to use any third party material)

  • All works must be a maximum of five minutes in length and must fulfill the above specified category or genre

  • By submitting their work for consideration, all applicants acknowledge that they have read and accept the Artist Showcase Contest Rules and Privacy Policy.

  • All applicants must be over 18 or over the age of majority in their home jurisdiction

  • Employees and immediate family members of Guitar Shop TV and Sonicbids are not eligible to enter.

About Guitar Shop TV:

Guitar Shop TV is an exciting new online TV show designed for passionate guitarists and music lovers worldwide. GSTV is positioned as the place to go for the coolest gear, interviews and performances by top guitarists and bands, an exciting Artist Showcase competition, and backstage access to the most exciting venues around the world. Guitar Shop TV is a unique community and resource for anyone who shares a common passion: great guitar music! Artists welcome the opportunity to have a new forum to promote products, performances, books, and other activities. Exposure on GSTV is a great way to reach a large new global audience through the fast-growing medium of online TV.