2012 SHOWCASE SERIES FINALS ON WED. 2/22 AND FRI. 2/24
The Showcase Series Finals are here! After seven weeks of live Showcase events we are pleased to announce the finalists and Farmer John Fan Vote winners in both Showcase Series categories.
Best Live Acoustic Finalists include Tully James Wilkinson, Parker Macy Blues, Allensworth, Moonsville Collective and Fan Vote winner Kacie Yoshida. The Best Live Acoustic Finals will take place on Wednesday, February 22 at The Coach House.
Best Live Band Finalists include Midnight Hour, Slime Kings, Robert Jon & the Wreck, Railroad to Alaska and Farmer John Fan Vote winner We Are the Arsenal. The Best Live Band Finals will be on Friday, February 24 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Samueli Theater.
Each of the 10 Showcase Finalists will receive an Ernie Ball Tour Pack filled with strings and accessories. The winner of the Best Live Acoustic category will receive a four-day recording session at Red Bull Studios**, an Ernie Ball Full Endorsement, a complimentary BMI consultation and Indie Spotlight on BMI.com, the category title, and a performance slot at the 11th annual OC Music Awards on March 3 at City National Grove of Anaheim. The winner of the Best Live Band will receive all the same prizing as the Best Live Acoustic category, plus a performance slot on the 4 Southern California 2012 Vans Warped Tour dates.
Congratulations to the 2012 Showcase Series Finalists and we hope to see you at the Finals events!
SHOWCASE SERIES NIGHT #7 VIDEO RECAP
Night 7 of the OC Music Awards Showcase Series at The Constellation Room saw a lot of love on Valentine’s Day. Check out our video recap of the last Showcase Series before the Finals with interviews with artists Ethan Hulse and Robert Jon, venue Co-Owner, Jon Reiser, and KROQ street team star Julio.
Host: Michelle “Piper” Rosabal
Videographer: Kyler Locke
Song: Robert Jon & the Wreck
OC MUSIC AWARDS MARCH 3 AT CITY NATIONAL GROVE OF ANAHEIM
Very few tickets remain available for the main Awards night event on Saturday, March 3 at the City National Grove of Anaheim. Red carpet arrival begins at 7pm. The show will start promptly at 8pm. Awards will be presented in 26 categories including the Lifetime Achievement Award to Rodney on the KROQ and Orange County Impact Award to local legend, Thrice. The event will feature appearances, presentations and performances by iconic and about to break artists, personalities, and celebrities from the Orange County music community and beyond. Tickets are available ONLINE. We hope to see you at the show.