Last Call For South Florida Bands Applying to CMJ - Hit Up Sonicbids

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Bands, you probably already know about and use Sonicbids. So you'll know that the site is also a gateway for local bands to score slots at big-deal events and festivals. Recently, local act the Mission Veo submitted a demo through Sonicbids and scored a gig at the local stop of the Warped Tour.

So, time is running out to submit material through the site to win a spot playing an official showcase at the CMJ Music Marathon in New York this October. Like SXSW, it's a big-deal industry shebang that's super-competitive, and puts bands in front of bloggers, journalists, publicists, label people, and so on.

Last year, Awesome New Republic and Ex Norwegian submitted through Sonicbids, and played CMJ shows to much fanfare.

So get to it. The absolute final deadline is midnight on Wednesday, July 15. Visit www.sonicbids.com/cmj. All submissions will get a review and response.

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