Just wanted to pass along some great opportunities for bands to get some promotion and possibly huge gigs.

  • The CMJ Festival in NYC is accepting submissions through SonicBids until June 26, 2012 for bands to showcase at the festival in October.  It does cost $45 to submit but is worth it if you truly have a shot at playing. Click here
  • Slash, legendary guitarist from Guns N’ Roses. is looking for opening acts on his “Apocalyptic Love” Tour in 20 different cities.  You can register until June 30th at www.gconstage.com
  • Great Unknowns Presents (KGUP 106.5) is accepting tracks for airplay.  The show features the finest emerging independent bands.  Music must sound professionally produced and uploaded at 256 kbps or higher.  If you music sounds like it belongs on the radio, chances are KGUP will play it.  Submit Here. Or read more info at www.greatunknownspresents.com
  • Free submission for a chance to play at the Sunset Strip’s 2 most famous clubs for an industry audience.  If selected you get to play The Viper Room -AND- The Roxy Theater.  Hotel accommodations are also included.  Its free so it is definitely worth a shot.  Submit here!

There are tons of opportunities out there for great musicians every day.  Take the time to search for them.  We will try to keep you up to date on some of our favorites as well.  Indie Band Guru, always here to help.