10KLF COSMIC BREAK

Untitled Document The 10KLF Cosmic Break Tour to the 10,000 Lakes Festival
Unsigned Bands Given the Opportunity to Play Minnesota Mega-Fest

The 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival is offering unsigned bands a 'Cosmic Break' to perform at 10KLF in Detroit Lakes, MN July 19 – 22 through the 10KLF Cosmic Break Tour.

Through a partnership with Loyal Family, the 10KLF Cosmic Break Tour will be stopping in various cities throughout the Midwest this April and giving over 50 bands the chance to showcase their music for an opportunity of winning 1 of 13 available performance slots at this year's 10,000 Lakes Festival.

Submissions are now being accepted at www.SonicBids.com/10KLF

Tourdate Venue City/State Submission Deadline
Thu. April 6 Quixote's Denver, CO April 1 @ 12 PM ET
Sat. April 8 Slammer's Omaha, NE April 1 @ 12 PM ET
Tue. April 11 Gabe's Oasis Iowa City, IA April 1 @ 12 PM ET
Thu. April 13 Tom's Garage Appleton, WI April 1 @ 12 PM ET
Sat. April 15 Nestor Bar Fargo, ND April 1 @ 12 PM ET
Tue. April 18 Canopy Club Champaign, IL April 10 @ 12 PM ET
Wed. April 26 Subterranean Chicago, IL April 10 @ 12 PM ET
Thu. April 27 Mirarmar Theatre Milwaukee, WI April 10 @ 12 PM ET
Fri. April 28 Cabooze Minneapolis, MN April 10 @ 12 PM ET
Sat. April 29 Cabooze Minneapolis, MN April 10 @ 12 PM ET
Fri. May 5 Broadway Oyster Bar St. Louis, MO April 10 @ 12 PM ET
Apply to the Online Voting Booth if you're not in this region April 10 @ 12 PM ET

Three remaining slots will be available for bands interested in performing at the 10,000 Lakes Festival but do not reside within driving distance of the 10KLF Cosmic Break Tour cities.

These three slots can be applied for in the same manner by submitting an EPK at www.SonicBids.com/10KLF or through alternate submission methods and the top 30 bands go to an Online Voting Booth on the 10KLF.com website during for month after the submission deadline (mid-April to mid-May).

The top three bands receiving the highest vote totals will move on to perform at the 10,000 Lakes Festival in July.

Additional Prizes for Cosmic Break Bands

In addition to the winning a performance slot at 10KLF, each Cosmic Break band will receive $200 for performing at the 10,000 Lakes Festival.

Additionally, one lucky band will receive a full endorsement package from D'Addario Strings and Evans Drumheads, while each of the bands who win in their region and move on to perform at the 10,000 Lakes Festival will receive a substantial prize package from D'Addario and Evans Drumheads. Total prize value from D'Addario and Evans Drumheads is over $12,000.

Four bands that move on to the 10,000 Lakes Festival will be have one of their songs showcased on Relix Magazine's "Cold Turkey" radio podcast which will expose your music to over 30,000 people who download each episode of "Cold Turkey."

All bands who submit their music for consideration for the Cosmic Break Tour are also given a complimentary 30-Day Trial of the Onlinegigs.com software; bands that move on to perform at any stop on the 10KLF Cosmic Break Tour will receive six month complimentary trial of the Onlinegigs.com software, and those thirteen bands that perform at the 10,000 Lakes Festival will receive a full year of onlinegigs.com for as part of the winnings.

The submission deadlines are:
- April 1, 2006 for band applying to Denver, Omaha, Iowa City, & Appleton showcases
- April 10, 2006 for all the other markets and the Online Voting Booth

The official 10KLF Cosmic Break Tour website is www.CosmicBreakTour.com

The official 10,000 Lakes Festival website is www.10klf.com

http://www.cosmicbreaktour.com

[Published on: 3/9/06]

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