ZXL’s Jams for Jude: Battle of the Bands 2019

Does your band have what it takes to rock the Deck at Golden Nugget this 4th of July? The Total Tito’s Takeover and Jams for Jude Battle of the Bands is coming to Golden Nugget Atlantic City  for a second year, this Independance Day and we want YOU to enter! Last year’s winner, Robert’s Basement went on to perform at the Deck at Golden Nugget over Labor Day Weekend, plus booked gigs throughout South Jersey. End November, another one of ZXL’s favorite bands rocked the Jams for Jude and received a ton of bookings including a performance at Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival

What do you win: One Grand Prize band will walk away with $2,500 in cash (courtesy of Tito’s Handmade Vodka), $150 Gift Card from Guitar Center Mays Landing AND a gig at the Deck at Golden Nugget on 8/30 (plus rooms for the band that night!) and we’ll play a snippet of your songs on air and announce your name as the winning band on 100.7 WZXL. One runner up band will receive various prizes provided by 100.7 WZXL.

What we are looking for: Various bands that MUST perform at least a 20 minute set with 50% cover songs and 50% originals from 12n-5pm on Thursday, July 4th, 2019. (If you don’t sing cover songs, you can’t win the contest). Since this contest is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka all band members must be 21.

When: If chosen for the competition, you’d be performing on the Deck at Golden Nugget on July 4th from 12-5pm.

How is the winner decided upon? 100.7 WZXL’s morning show host, Scotty Reilly and Program Director, Steve Raymond will host the Battle of the Bands on 7/4/19,  We’ll have a combination of audience participation, onsite judging and voting by social media to decipher what band will be given the title, the grand prize  $2,500 and booking at The Deck at Golden Nugget. So, let your friends/family know about the details and ask them to join us on 7/4 At the Deck at Golden Nugget.

Where: The Deck at Golden Nugget Atlantic City 600 Huron Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. If you aren’t familiar with the Deck, click here for more details.  According to AC Weekly “The bands are stellar. Each summer The Deck manages to be one of the best spots to see live music in Atlantic City. With a mix of the area’s top cover bands playing everything from oldies to modern rock, you can be sure the party will stay energized. And unlike some bars that cram the band in a back corner of the floor, The Deck features a large stage and top- notch sound system, giving the performers plenty of space to put on a real show.”

About The Total Tito’s Take Over: The 100-percent American-made vodka will be offered all week as the casino offers boozy specials and interactive games. $5 Tito’s Handmade Vodka, July 1 – July 7, with $1 of each benefitting  St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

What equipment is provided for you:
Full PA System
Yamaha recording series drum kit with 10″,12″, and 16″ toms ( full specs are below )  Vox AC 30 with “blue bulldogs”, Marshall JCM 900 with 4 X 12 cabinet,  GK/Hartke bass rig. We also have several keyboard stands ( 3 single X-stands and 2 Ultimate Support ) . Bands are encouraged to use the Yamaha kit to facilitate a quick sound check since time is limited.

Drum inventory:
Yamaha Recording Custom  10″ tom, 12″ tom, 16″ floor tom, 22″ kick, 14″x5″ snare
new DW5000 single kick pedal
old yamaha, pearl, and tama chain drive kick pedals

yamaha double braced three leg hi-hat stand
4 yamaha double braced cymbal stands
2  sets 14″ new beats
2  16″ medium crash
1  18″ medium crash
1  Paragon 19″ china
1  20″ medium ride
1   20″ medium crash

All other backline needed for the engagement must be provided by the band.

Jams for Jude Tito's Total Take Over Battle of the Bands 2019

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