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Elvis Invitationals competition celebrates 20 years of ‘Burning Love’

Posted December 30th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
The Seattle (Elvis) Invitationals contest returns Jan. 23 to the club where it all began 20 years ago — The Crocodile.
The 20th annual competition to crown a new “King” (the late, great Elvis Presley) is the largest and longest-running gathering of Elvis impersonators in the Northwest.
Backing all 20 contestants is The Kentucky Rain [...]

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Seattle’s Ramona the Band will ‘pop up live’ at SXSW

Posted November 16th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
We’ve got a winner in the “Pop Up Live” competition you read about last week: Seattle’s Ramona the Band, featuring singer Dion Vox, has won the fan-driven contest sponsored by PopChips, Spin and Reverbnation.
The competition allows emerging bands to get national exposure. In that sense, Ramona the Band has just made a quantum [...]

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Seattle’s Ramona the Band is ‘caught up’ in a national music competition

Posted November 11th, 2011 by genestout

Seattle’s Ramona the Band has a shot at becoming Ramona the Winner at the 2012 SXSW music, film and interactive conference in Austin, Texas.
The local, underground “ghetto tech” band is among five finalist bands from Seattle, San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago competing at the annual March conference in a “Pop Up [...]

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Be true to your school; enter NAMM’s third annual SchoolJam competition

Posted October 11th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Here’s a back-to-school gift for high school bands in a competitive mood.
The third annual SchoolJam USA program – sponsored by the non-for-profit National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) — will award more than $50,000 in cash and prizes to teen bands and their local school music programs.
The purpose of the competition is to [...]

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Quirky Tomten wins tenth annual Sound Off! competition at EMP/SFM

Posted March 6th, 2011 by genestout

Playing the final set of the night as a “wild card” band, Seattle baroque pop group Tomten won the tenth annual Sound Off! competition for underage bands Saturday, March 5, at the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum.
Voted into the wild-card spot by EMP’s Youth Advisory Board, Tomten stepped to the front of a [...]

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