Open for Gov't Mule at Chicago's House of Blues

Posted by:  Platform One Entertainment

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Summary

Don't miss your LAST CHANCE to submit to open for the legendary Gov’t Mule. Gov't Mule will headline Dare 2 Dream, a benefit concert and silent auction at the House of Blues Chicago to raise awareness and funding for pediatric cancer research and treatment.

The selected artist will receive $500 for travel expenses and perform in front of major local, regional & national media that will reach millions across the country, as well as many music/entertainment industry VIPs./n/nPlatform One Entertainment is looking for a Sonicbids artist to open for the legendary Gov’t Mule, who will headline Dare 2 Dream, a benefit concert and silent auction at the House of Blues Chicago on Friday, February 5th, 2010. The event is designed to raise awareness and funding for pediatric cancer research and treatment. The selected artist will receive $500.00 for travel expenses.

The selected artist will perform in front of major local, regional & national media that will reach millions across the country, as well as many music/entertainment industry VIPs. Previous Sonicbids artists selected by Platform One have performed in front of representatives from SPIN Magazine, Pitchfork Media, ABC, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Q101, 93XRT, WTMX and many other major media outlets. This will be a multi-genre benefit event and they are accepting all genres of music for submission.

Led by Warren Haynes - also a member of The Dead and The Allman Brothers Band, and one of Rolling Stones’ Top 25 Greatest Guitarists of All Time - Gov’t Mule has, over the course of eight studio albums and over 1,300 concert performances, built both an extensive, evolving body of work and a devoted fan base. In the band’s impressive career, Gov’t Mule has boasted notable musicians from other legendary bands including The Rolling Stones, Phish, Phil Lesh & Friends, The Black Crowes and Widespread Panic. The Grammy nominated band has sold over one million albums to date and is thrilled to be performing for Dare 2 Dream in Chicago this February to support pediatric cancer research and treatment.

Platform One Entertainment is extremely committed to continuing the development and delivery of amazing entertainment events to help benefit and bring meaningful awareness and fundraising to important causes and charities. A portion of this event’s proceeds will benefit University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital, which proudly employs teams of pediatric experts that use advanced diagnostic and medical techniques to care for children of all ages.

Platform One has generated noteworthy visibility and funding for The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, The Common Ground Foundation, The Chicago Alliance to End Homelessness, The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital, Working in the Schools and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society while working with some of today's biggest artists including Kings of Leon, Common, Cypress Hill, Talib Kweli, Gavin Rossdale and several others. Platform One also specializes in creating customized 360 degree marketing & artist development campaigns for independent artists and independent labels by bringing years of success working with artists, labels, brands, non-profits, multimedia (TV, film, print), digital properties, terrestrial/online/satellite radio and numerous other entertainment influencers.