$2,000 Grand Prize and Finalists open for Bloodgood at Fox Theater, Pomona, Calif.
Frontline Records has announced a “Legacy Makers Emerging Artist Contest” for unsigned artists. Contestants will vie for a $2,000 Grand Prize from sponsor Meis Music Group, visibility on the label’s website, as well as promotion and distribution support of a single or album. The top three finalists will open May 9 for legendary metal band, Bloodgood with Oz Fox of Stryper, as part of the final competition at the famous Fox Theater in Pomona, Calif. Frontline Records artists and music industry representatives will judge finalist performances, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
There is no fee for this open call to unsigned artists. Individuals and groups must submit entry forms and a YouTube linked performance of an original song to the Frontline Records website http://frntlnrcrds.com.
One-hour evening workshops at the Fox, hosted by industry insiders and artists who want to give back to the music community are slated for 6 p.m. and include Jon Gibson, Dawn Johnson (Director, Take 2 Productions), Jim Wisner and Stephen Crumbacher (founding members of Crumbacher), Mark Ambrose (guitarist, Idle Cure), author Jerry Wilson (First and Forgotten) and Syntax Distribution marketing staff.
Workshop topics include: The road to success as an artist; Finding balance between artistic dreams and industry reality; Five key areas of a social marketing strategy. Admission at the door for both workshops and concert is a $5 donation benefiting human trafficking awareness, presented by MOSAIC Pomona.
Meis Music Group President Adel Meisenheimer created the Legacy Makers event. “Frontline Records was founded in 1986 and is home to over 100 recording artists, of which many are considered legends. The contest provides an opportunity for legends-in-the-making. We hope many will be encouraged with the competition and workshop offering. Instructors have impacted the music industry for a quarter century and are sharing valuable insights.” Event information is available at http://www.facebook.com/FrntlnRcrds. Entry deadline is 11:59 p.m. (PST), April 20. View Details, Entry Form and Contest Rules on Frontline Records’ website: http://frntlnrcrds.com.
Sponsored by Meis Music Group, Central South Distribution, Take 2 Productions, Mosaic Pomona, Fox Theater Pomona and Roxx Productions.