Spring Music Festival 2008

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The Spring Music Festival is a celebration of music showcasing some of the hottest 'buzz acts' from Canada and the US. It will take place May 8-10, 2008 at more than 12 live music venues in the cities of Hamilton and Burlington, Ontario. There are between 50 and 100 bands selected to perform at the festival, with at least two slots reserved for Sonicbids artists from North America and three slots reserved for Sonicbids members outside of North America. Selected artists will be compensated for their performances. All genres of music accepted with a focus on rock, heavy music/new metal and reggae/ska showcases. All bands are eligible to apply.

Your band can be chosen for a showcase spotlight and have a track added to the official Spring Music Festival soundtrack. The CD will be distributed to more than 25 Canadian and American major and independent record labels. The CD will be limited to no more than 15 listed tracks. In addition, all festival applicants will be eligible to win a prize package featuring free recording time at Mastermind Studios.

Last year's event sponsors included Rogers, Y108, Cable-14, Long & McQuade, Athens Printing and Sonicbids.

Past event performers include Three Days Grace, The Trews, Ron Sexsmith, Tea Party, Threat Signal, Cursed, Ill Scarlett, Robin Black and the Intergalactic Rock Stars, Tomi Swick, Porcelain Youth, Cancer Bats, Damn 13, The Marble Index, Junkhouse, Brian Byrne, Kevin Hearn, See Spot Run, High Holy Days, Ryan Malcolm, Jack de Keyser, and many others.