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Call For Artists: Smashburger Wants You to Rock Las Vegas

Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant, is looking for Las Vegas’ best homegrown band to kick off the restaurant’s debut. The competition is looking for bands of all styles to participate. The winner will perform on Saturday, March 20. The first Las Vegas Smashburger is located at 7541 W. Lake Mead, Suite 2.

LAS VEGAS’ BEST HOMEGROWN BAND DATES

Entry deadline for video submission: Sunday, March 7, 2010

Voting begins: Monday, March 8, 2010

A winner will be announced on Monday, March 15, 2010

Winning band performs on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.

Here’s how bands can get in the running:

  1. Upload a video of you/your band performing (PG, please) to YouTube.
  2. Send the link, contact information and any questions to [email protected] no later than Sunday, March 7, 2010.

Finalists will be notified of their inclusion in the competition. The winning band will be chosen by the public through online voting, which runs from Monday, March 8 through Sunday, March 14, 2010. The chosen band will be announced on Monday, March 15, 2010. Bands can visit www.smashburger.com/bands to see how their band is faring and should remind their fans to vote.

The winning band will play a one-hour set on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. and then enjoy a Smashburger meal. Local media will be invited to this event and the participating bands’ videos will be posted on the national Smashburger Web site. A large crowd is anticipated for the opening weekend and there is potential for media coverage. Bands are responsible for transporting their own instruments and taking care of any sound equipment needs.