RALEIGH, N.C. & NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ReverbNation, the leading Marketing and Promotion Platform for over 800,000 Musicians, Labels, Managers and Venues and Ernie Ball, the world's premier guitar string manufacturer, today announced their co-sponsorship of a Music Showcase at the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City. No submission fee is required from Artists seeking the opportunity to play at the prestigious music festival.
“ReverbNation and Ernie Ball share a common belief that real exposure opportunities like CMJ Music Marathon can be critical to the success of Artists trying to break through”
“ReverbNation and Ernie Ball share a common belief that real exposure opportunities like CMJ Music Marathon can be critical to the success of Artists trying to break through,” said Lou Plaia, co-founder and vice president of industry relations for ReverbNation. “ReverbNation has been fortunate to recently register the 750,000th Artist on our platform, and this event is a way that we can say ‘thank you’ to the Artist community we serve.”
The Showcase will be held at Crash Mansion on Thursday, October 21st and feature seven Artists selected from the submissions by CMJ and Ernie Ball. The selected Artists who perform at the Showcase will also receive a $500 cash travel stipend courtesy of ReverbNation and Ernie Ball.
Learn more about this opportunity or submit today: www.reverbnation.com/CMJshowcase2010.
The deadline for submissions is August 22, 2010. Artists are required to have a free ReverbNation profile and a Reverb Press Kit (RPK) in order to apply.
“We’re very excited to partner with ReverbNation in offering bands the incredible opportunity to showcase at CMJ!” said Brian Ball with Ernie Ball. “We’re looking forward to a fantastic week of showcasing many of today’s best up and coming bands.”
ReverbNation is the leading online music marketing platform used by more than 700,000 Artists, Managers, Record Labels, and Venues to grow their reach, influence, and business across the internet. ReverbNation provides free and affordable solutions to individual Artists and the music industry professionals that support them in the areas of web promotion, fan relationship management, digital distribution, social media marketing, direct-to-fan e-commerce, fan behavior measurement, sentiment tracking, Web site hosting, and concert booking and promotion.
ReverbNation’s innovation is in developing technologies that integrate the wide array of distribution, marketing, and promotional functions used by the music industry into one comprehensive and easy-to-use business application – helping virtually any artist grow their revenues, and providing insight into how each marketing input contributes to overall outcomes. For more information, please visit ReverbNation.com and follow ReverbNation on Twitter: www.twitter.com/reverbnation.
About Ernie Ball Inc.
Widely considered the premier guitar string brand, Ernie Ball was the first to offer "rock and roll" guitar strings by revolutionizing the market and offering many of todays standard gauge combinations including (9-42, 10-46). Played by the likes of Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Metallica, and more, Ernie Ball strings are world renowned for their vibrant tone, smooth feel, and exceptional playability. The company also manufactures Music Man instruments; including the iconic Sting Ray bass, Axis, Silhouette, and more. Ernie Ball Music Man products are available in over 110 countries around the world. For more information contact the Ernie Ball Company at (800)-543-2255, or visit their websites at www.ernieball.com & www.music-man.com.