Archive for “battle of the bands”

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Seattle’s Ramona the Band will ‘pop up live’ at SXSW

Posted November 16th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT We’ve got a winner in the “Pop Up Live” competition you read about last week: Seattle’s Ramona the Band, featuring singer Dion Vox, has won the fan-driven contest sponsored by PopChips, Spin and Reverbnation. The competition allows emerging bands to get national exposure. In that sense, Ramona the Band has just made […]

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Be true to your school; enter NAMM’s third annual SchoolJam competition

Posted October 11th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Here’s a back-to-school gift for high school bands in a competitive mood. The third annual SchoolJam USA program – sponsored by the non-for-profit National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) — will award more than $50,000 in cash and prizes to teen bands and their local school music programs. The purpose of the […]

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Quirky Tomten wins tenth annual Sound Off! competition at EMP/SFM

Posted March 6th, 2011 by genestout

Playing the final set of the night as a “wild card” band, Seattle baroque pop group Tomten won the tenth annual Sound Off! competition for underage bands Saturday, March 5, at the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum. Voted into the wild-card spot by EMP’s Youth Advisory Board, Tomten stepped to the front of […]

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Sammamish band wins 2010 Sound Off! finals at EMP/SFM

Posted March 9th, 2010 by genestout

A Sammamish band made some waves at the Sound Off! finals Saturday (March 6) at the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum. The annual battle-of-the-bands competition, whose past winners include Schoolyard Heroes, The Lonely H, Idiot Pilot, Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head and others, awarded Great Waves of Sammamish the top prize in the four-band […]

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Battle of the Tech Bands: Boston vs. Seattle (in Boston)

Posted January 13th, 2010 by genestout

If you’re planning to be in Boston in early February, mark you calendar for Xconomy’s Battle of the Tech Bands 3: Seattle vs. Boston. For the last two years, bands from innovative New England companies have been battling for supremacy. But now the competition is going cross-country. (Read my review of last year’s battle of […]

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