Showcases will be held in Los Angles, New York City, Chicago, and Atlanta.
Entries accepted for all styles of music and from anywhere in the U.S.
Every entry in the IMWS gets heard by the A&R professionals at TAXI. Nearly 500 semi-finalists get heard by the editors of Billboard magazine. 24 acts will showcase and get heard by music fans and industry pros (and earn $1,000 in the process!). 4 Grand Prize Winners will each win a prize package worth $50,000 that includes:
- $1,000 Cash (to ALL performing finalists)
- Multi-track recording studio
- Stereo monitors
- Electric guitar and bass
- 4-piece drum set
- Complete set of cymbals
- Recording microphone package
- CD manufacturing and mastering package • Custom-printed T-shirts • Recording software • Strings and endorsements • Drum heads • Memberships to TAXI, Sonicbids, and the AtlasOnline for all performing finalists Plus, you get a FREE copy of the Musician's Guide to Touring and Promotion, Electronic Musician, Remix and DRUM! Magazine just for entering!
Register online or call 1-866-252-0985. No matter where you live in the US, you are eligible to enter now! Deadline for entries is May 14, 2008.