Send2Press to Sponsor LAMN Jam Music Contests

April 29th at Skinny's Lounge
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The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ("LAMN Jams") happening this spring in Los Angeles. Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R), will be the

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official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

The Los Angeles Music Network's "LAMN Jams" are back. Launched in 2005, LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant critiques from a panel of industry experts. LAMN Jams emphasize creativity and originality, featuring music written by artists themselves (no covers). Past winners include Aloe Blacc, The Mowglis and Grammy(R) award-winning songwriter Tim Fagan.

"We're always excited to be a part of the LAMN Jams," says Christopher Simmons, CEO of Neotrope(R), and a member of ASCAP and PRSA. "These are exceptional opportunities for rising stars to gain exposure and get usable feedback on their talent from respected industry pros."

"Of all the press release services we have tried over the years, Send2Press has proven to be the most effective," says LAMN President Tess Taylor, "and we are thrilled to have them on board again for 2014 to help market our event and, more importantly, to help the winning artists of our contest raise visibility to both traditional and social media."

You are invited to attend the LAMN Jam Pop/Rock Preliminary Music Contest #1:

Admission to attend the preliminary rounds (URBAN and ROCK) is free, but please RSVP on the LAMN website. You may also RSVP by calling 818-769-6095.

This year, artists compete for a Career Launch Package valued at almost $40,000. Artists and their performances are evaluated by our panel of industry experts, and the top 3 artists advance to the Semi-Finale to compete for the Grand Prize Package.

LAMN Jam Music Contests are open to the public (21+).

WHAT: LAMN Jam Pop/Rock Music Contest Round 1. Six (6) bands perform, three (3) advance to the Pop/Rock Semi-Finale on
August 26.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 29, 2014; 8 - 11 p.m.

WHERE: Skinny's Lounge, 4923 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601.

COST: FREE to attend, but please RSVP. (21+). No admission without RSVP.

QUESTIONS? 818-769-6095; or visit: .

Upcoming LAMN Jams and Events:
* April 29, 2014:
- Pop/Rock #1 (8 p.m.)
* May 27, 2014:
- Urban/Hip-Hop #1 (8 p.m.)
* June 24, 2014:
- Pop/Rock #2 (8 p.m.)
* July 29, 2014:
- Urban/Hip-Hop #2 (8 p.m.)
* August 26, 2014:
- Pop/Rock Semi-Final (8 p.m.)
* August 27, 2014:
- Urban/Hip-Hop Semi-Final (8 p.m.)
* September 30, 2014:
- Pop/Rock Finale (8 p.m.)
* October 1, 2014:
- Urban/Hip-Hop Finale (8 p.m.).

Top Industry Experts Judge Talent:

LAMN invites all pop/rock and urban artists to submit original music to perform for a panel of top industry experts and receive instant live
critiques, and compete for almost $40,000+ in prizes and priceless exposure opportunities. These include gear, professional services, first-look recording, distribution and music publishing deals, as well as first-look consideration to take a slot on the Epic Proportions Tours.

Past winners include Aloe Blacc, The Mowglis and Grammy(R) award-winning songwriter Tim Fagan.

Artists register online at or call 818-769-6095 now. Submission fee is $25 for LAMN Members and $50 for Non-Members. Become a LAMN member now for only $25 a year.

Almost $40,000 in prizes plus priceless exposure opportunities! Get the full scoop at: .