Fans Can Vote On Which Acts They Would Like To See At World’s Largest Music Festival
Bands and musical acts from across the USA want to play at Summerfest, known to locals at The Big Gig.
And now they have a chance with the Land the Big Gig contest. To enter the contest, bands need to submit a video featuring an original song to Summerfest.
The deadline is Monday, May, 13 by 11 a.m. CDT.
Fans will then be able vote online beginning Wednesday, May 15, and the Top 3 Finalists will be announced on or around Wednesday, June 19.
The finalists will win a trip to Milwaukee, WI to perform at Summerfest’s Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Stage on Thursday, June 27 for their chance to win a share of $50,000 in cash and prizes. The grand prize is $20,000, second place is $10,000 and third place will receive $5000.
“Playing at Summerfest is the ultimate way for a band to get noticed, and maybe even make it big,” said David Wise, Marketing Director for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “And as if playing at Summerfest isn’t amazing enough, the grand prize winner gets a share of $50,000 in cash and prizes!”
In 2013, Summerfest will celebrate its 46th year of rocking Milwaukee’s lakefront. “The World’s Largest Music Festival,” features more than 800 acts and 1,000 performances on 11 stages and attracts a total of nearly 900,000 fans during it’s 11-day run.
“At Summerfest, musical talent spans all genres and the same holds true for Land the Big Gig. We encourage talented musicians of all styles to enter for their chance to win,” said John Boler, Chief Marketing Officer at Summerfest. “We also invite music fans to vote for their favorites online where they will have chances to win prizes as well. The final phase of the competition will culminate on June 27 live at Summerfest and we hope everyone will come out to cheer on their favorite performers and enjoy the festival in action!”
Fans and contest entrants are encouraged to visit LandTheBigGig.com for updates and follow Land the Big Gig on Facebook and Twitter.
• PubClub.com’s Summerfest Music Event & Party Review