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At least three (3) ReverbNation solo artists and/or bands will be selected to perform at the 6th 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, taking place June 4–7, 2020. This year’s headliners include Luke Combs, Eric Church, Darius Rucker, Jake Owen, Jon Pardi, Chris Janson, Michael Ray, and more.

Additional Details

  • Ten (10) solo artists and/or bands from anywhere in the United States will be selected for entry into a fan voting round
    • The artist or band with the most fan votes will perform at the Carolina Country Music Fest
  • Twenty (20) solo artists and/or bands from the Carolinas Region will be selected for entry into an additional fan voting round, exclusive for regional artists
    • Eight (8) top regional artists from the fan voting round will move on to a live battle of the bands performance that will be held in 2 different cities; Charlotte, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC
      • One (1) live battle “winner” from each city will perform at the Carolina Country Music Fest

Selection Criteria

  • Desired genres include Americana, Country, Pop-Country, Bluegrass, and Blues
  • Submission must include a complete press kit with live video, artist bio, original songs, and a high-resolution press photo

Fan Voting & Live Battle Details

Fan Participation Round (March 9 – 27, 2020):

Non-Regional

  • A team of music industry professionals will select ten (10) ReverbNation artists and/or bands from anywhere in the United States for an online battle of the bands hosted by Carolina Country Music Fest
  • Fans will vote for their favorite artists
  • The one (1) act from outside of the Carolinas Region with the most votes will perform at Carolina Country Music Fest

Regional

  • A team of music industry professionals will select ten (10) ReverbNation artists and/or bands for each of the two (2) cities hosting live battles (20 total regional artists)
  • Fans will vote for their favorite artists
  • The four (4) regional acts from each of the two (2) cities hosting live battles (8 total regional artists) will advance to the live performance round

Regional Live Performance Round (April 6 – May 1, 2020)

  • Shows will be hosted in each of the two (2) cities (venue, 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 4, 2020, to perform at the Carolina Country Music Fest

Accepting submissions through February 21, 2020

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 submitted songs and 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
Location Price Event Date Time To Submit Ending
Artists/Bands from Charlotte, NC Region Free Jun 4, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020 34 days left Submit
Artists/Bands from Myrtle Beach, SC Region Free Jun 4, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020 34 days left Submit
Artists/Bands from Other Regions of the United States Free Jun 4, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020 34 days left Submit
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