At least 30 ReverbNation solo artists and bands will be selected to battle live for performance slots at the 5th annual Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF), the East Coast’s largest country music festival. CCMF is an outdoor country music festival located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and takes place June 6-9, 2019. This year’s headliners include Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett, Alabama, and more.

Selection Criteria

  • Desired genres include Americana, country, pop-country, bluegrass, and blues
  • Submission must include a live video, artist bio, original songs, and a high-resolution press photo

Eligibility & Terms

  • All artists must be 21 years of age or older to enter
  • All artists must be U.S. residents
  • Artist must own 100% of the rights to the submitted songs and any submitted images
  • No covers and no third party samples are permitted
  • No artist may be an employee, agent, officer, or immediate family member of Carolina Country Music Fest, its sponsors and advertising agencies, or its affiliates
  • All submission materials and band names must be kept in line with Carolina Country Music Fest’s positive image. Carolina Country Music Fest has absolute discretion, without limitation, to determine if submission materials or artists names contain offensive or defamatory items
  • In the event any member of a band is not eligible or is disqualified, then the entire band will be disqualified

Battle Details

Fan Participation Round (March 19 – April 1, 2019):

  • A team of music industry professionals will select at least 10 ReverbNation artists from each of the three (3) cities (30 total) for an online battle of the bands hosted by Carolina Country Music Fest
  • Fans will vote for their favorite artists, and the four (4) acts with the most votes from each city will advance to the live performance round

Live Performance Rounds (April 2019):

  • Shows will be hosted in each of the three (3) cities in April 2019 (venue, date, and additional details to be announced)
  • The live battle will be single-elimination
  • Performance sets will be 40 minutes
  • A panel of judges will determine the winner in each city
  • One (1) artist from each city will be selected by May 1, 2019, to perform at the Carolina Country Music Fest

Accepting submissions through March 1, 2019

Location Price Event Date Time To Submit Ending
Charlotte, NC Free Jun 6, 2019 - Jun 9, 2019 12 days left Submit
Myrtle Beach, SC Free Jun 6, 2019 - Jun 9, 2019 12 days left Submit
Raleigh, NC Free Jun 6, 2019 - Jun 9, 2019 12 days left Submit
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