24, July 2008
Drum Your Way To Hollywood With Dixon Drums A & R Video Contest
Dixon is proud to announce the launch of the "Drum Your Way to Hollywood" A & R Video contest. Beginning on July 19th, drummers can visit a participating Dixon Drums retailer, record a two-minute video of their best drum solo (on a Dixon Drum set of course) and upload to www.youtube.com/user/DixonDrums. All entries must be completed and submitted by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on September 27, 2008, to be eligible for public voting and the final judging.
The top 6 finalists, will be judged based on: Originality and Creativity (30%); Skilled Performance (30%); and Overall Appeal (40%). The Finalist with the top overall score will be determined the Grand Prize winner and win a 3-day/2-night trip for two (2) to Los Angeles, CA and perform with studio musicians live in front of an A & R panel at a major recording studio. The performance will be videotaped and featured on the A & R Channel. In addition, Dixon will present the Grand Prize winner with a Dixon Outlaw Series 7-piece drum set and a full complement of hardware (ARV: $10,000). The five runner-ups will each receive a Dixon snare drum (ARV: $300).
For more information including complete contest rules, along with a list of current participating retailers, visit www.dixondrums.net and click on the Contest link.