5th Annual Thirsty Melon/Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom Music Festival & Conference

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THIRSTY MELON presents the 5th ANNUAL SIX FLAGS KENTUCKY KINGDOM MUSIC FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE in Louisville, KY on June 22-25, 2006, the largest music festival in the state of Kentucky. This year’s 4-day event will showcase over 200 original artists from a variety of music genres on 10 stages on Saturday & Sunday to over 35,000 fans throughout the Six Flags theme park and at select pre-festival events on Thursday & Friday. In addition, Thirsty Melon will host DIY Music Industry Seminars, featuring a broad section of music industry professionals and topics, throughout the conference. There will be 100 slots reserved for Sonicbids applicants.

The opening day of the conference, Thursday, June 22, will feature Music Industry Seminars during the day and a "Free Your Mind" kick-off party that evening, all of which is free to festival artists. On Friday, June 23, festival artists will start their day by attending FREE Music Industry Seminars along with a Luncheon and a day at the races at Louisville's historic Churchill Downs Race Track. The evening will cap off with a music industry networking party, which is also FREE to attendees. On Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, the festival kicks into high gear at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, where over 200 groups/artists will showcase their music on 10 stages throughout the theme park. Artists will also have more Industry Seminars & Demonstrations to attend throughout the day at the park. On Saturday evening, Hurricane Bay Water Park at Six Flags, turns into a tropical setting for the "Melonhead" Luau.

The Thirsty Melon/Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom Music Festival & Conference provides the most fun along with the best value you can get from a showcase this year, by providing artists with multiple networking opportunities with industry professionals, DIY Seminars, great music, and exciting events all at historic Louisville venues and one of America’s best theme parks, Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom.

Past event performers include Days of The New, Tantric, Outspoken, Digby and Peter Searcy. All genres are accepted.

Artists chosen to participate in the festival will receive a package valued at over $150 per artist (all group members will receive a package), which will include:

2 day admission to Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom

1 Meal Voucher for a Free catered meal

Admission to all pre-festival events w/catering

Automatic registration for festival giveaways

Admission to all Industry Panels

Goodie Bag with coupons, discounts, etc.

Artists will also have the opportunity to sell their merchandise with NO commission fee.