Your band playing Life is Good Fest??!
Life is good Teams with Sonicbids to Fill Final Performance Slot at 2011 Life is good Festival
Two-Day Fundraising Festival Hopes to Raise $1 Million for Kids Facing Life-Threatening Challenges
Ever wanted to play in front of a crowd of more than 15,000 people? Is the thought of playing on the same bill as Ray LaMontagne, The Avett Brothers, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Levon Helm and others a dream come true? Does your music spread the power of optimism? If so, Life is good is looking for you to perform at the 2011 Life is good Festival.
Life is good has teamed up with Sonicbids to select one final band to perform at its festival on September 24, 2011 in Canton, MA. There is only one slot available and the Life is good Festival team wants to find the best band in America for this opportunity. To be selected, the band must have an incredible live show, great songs and most importantly, an optimistic vibe.
The 2011 Life is good Festival is a multi-faceted fundraiser combining world-class headliners and nationally known musical talent on three stages, including several of today’s most popular children’s performers. This one-of-a-kind festival aims to raise $1 million to benefit the Life is good Playmakers, the action arm of The Life is good Kids Foundation.
The 2011 Life is good Festival takes place on September 24 and 25, 2011. The festival will feature national headlining artists Ray LaMontagne, The Avett Brothers, Michael Franti and Spearhead, The Levon Helm Band, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Brandi Carlile, Martin Sexton, Raphael Saadiq, Ingrid Michaelson and The Hold Steady as well as The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Maceo Parker, Tristan Prettyman, The Ryan Montbleau Band, Zee Avi, Dwight and Nicole, and Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents. Kindie rock superstars Imagination Movers and The Laurie Berkner Band will headline the Good Kids Stage alongside special kids performances from Keller Williams and local favorite Ben Rudnick and Friends. The full talent line-up and complete festival information can be found at www.lifeisgood.com/festivals.
Sonicbids is a web-based company that helps bands from around the world discover and book gigs. To submit a band for consideration, go to http://sonicbids.com/lifeisgood. There is a $10.00 submission fee for bands to be considered and 100% of Life is good’s proceeds from the Festival will be donated to the Life is good Playmakers. Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2011.
The winning submission will perform at the Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2011. In addition, the band will receive a brand new Martin acoustic guitar and a $500 gift card at http://www.lifeisgood.com/.
There is a $10.00 submission fee for bands to be considered and 100% of Life is good’s proceeds from the Festival will be donated to the Life is good Playmakers. Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2011.
The two-day music and fundraising festival is hosted by Life is good, a Boston-based company that spreads the power of optimism through its colorful collection of apparel and accessories and through its social mission to help kids overcome life-threatening challenges. The annual event will make its return to historic and picturesque Prowse Farm at the foot of the Blue Hills, just minutes from Boston. Once again, Life is good has partnered with Superfly Presents, nationally-recognized producers of the iconic Bonnaroo and Outside Lands festivals to assure a first-class festival experience for all ages.
Tickets for the 2011 Life is good Festival are on sale at http://www.lifeisgood.com/. Adult single-day tickets are $65, and $120 two-day tickets are also available. Tickets for children ages 2-12 are available for $20 for a single day ticket and $35 for a two-day ticket. Children under 2 are admitted free of charge.
Since 2003, Life is good has raised over $6.5 million for kids in need. The Life is good Kids Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit committed to helping children overcome life-threatening challenges such as violence, illness and extreme poverty. Its Playmakers initiative provides innovative training and support to the frontline child care professionals dedicated to helping these children so that all involved lead healthier, more joyful lives. To date, the Life is good Playmakers have trained more than 2,500 Playmakers across the country who have provided joyful, healing play to over 130,000 kids.
For more information on The Life is good Company, the Life is good Kids Foundation and the Life is good Festival, please visit http://www.lifeisgood.com/.
About The Life is good Kids Foundation
The Life is good Kids Foundation is an accredited 501(c)(3) public charity whose mission is to help children overcome life-threatening challenges, including violence, illness and extreme poverty. Through its action arm, Life is good Playmakers, it provides training and support to the adults dedicated to caring for these children so that all involved lead healthier, more joyful lives. More than $6.5 million has been raised to date for children in need, principally through Life is good Festivals and the 100% of profits that The Life is good Company donates to the Foundation from nationwide sales of select products. For more information, visit http://www.ligplaymakers.org/.
Sonicbids is the website the helps bands get gigs and promoters book the right bands. Our community includes more than 245,000 bands and 21,000 promoters and licensors from all around the world. With festivals, clubs, colleges, music licensing and much more, Sonicbids offers a diverse range of gigs for every kind of musician. In fact, last year alone, more than 71,000 gigs were booked on the site. The company was founded in 2001 by Panos Panay and continues to focus on its core mission of empowering the artistic middle class. Get a gig or book a band at http://www.sonicbids.com/.