The Homegrown Throwdown is back for it?s 15th year! This year, the Throwdown will be brought to you by Q106 , Lansing?s home of rock! The Throwdown will feature 24 bands, 5 nights and a whole lot of rock and roll. Being a successful band is more than being good musically. It?s about stage presence, it?s about promotions, it?s about professionalism, and of course, it?s about the music.
Here are this week's bands:
Off The Ledge · Stereo Whiplash · Conspicuous Bystanders · Swamp Jug · The Mongrels · Zen Master G
Support your band by purchasing a ticket from them in person or grabbing one from the link below.
HOW IT WORKS: A panel of objective judges will select up to 24 finalists to compete. Your band will be judged live, American Idol style by a panel of music professionals. Judging is based on the following criteria:
? 50% Judges scores
? 25% Ticket presales
? 25% Crowd Votes
1st PLACE PRIZE
? $1000 in cold hard cash
? $3500 in prizes from Sponsors
? Your song will be played on Q106
? Your band will receive a Music Media Package, compliments of The Media Advantage. The package includes
a.) A (up to) five page website.
b.) Full length Music Video
? Professional photography session, compliments of Scott V Photography
? Band merchandise package with 30 buttons compliments of Rounded Pixels and 24 t-shirts compliments of Michigan Shirt Works
? One day (one song) studio time, compliments of Music Manor
? Opportunity to open for a national band at The Loft
2nd Place ? $300 in cash, Opportunity to open for a national band at The Loft
3rd Place ? $200 in cash, Opportunity to open for a national band at The Loft
Scott V Photography
Off The Ledge
The Media Advantage