NEW YORK, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OurStage.com,the premiere digital music destination for unsigned artists, is offering musicians the opportunity of a lifetime to play on the OurStage.com Stage during the 2012 Warped Tour. The festival is known for breaking undiscovered, fresh performers and turning them into music superstars. For the first time, OurStage will sponsor a stage for twenty-two stops of the legendary festival.
Fans will be asked to rank the competing artists in order of their preference and will determine the up-and-coming musical acts that will get the chance to showcase their talent on one tour date or a set of twenty-two tour dates. One artist will travel from city to city in supreme style on a private tour bus provided by OurStage. Twenty-two additional bands will also get the chance to showcase their talent on the OurStage.com Stage at the one Warped Tour stop closest to them.
Passionate music enthusiasts will be able to log on to OurStage.com from March 15th through April 30th to determine who moves on to play at the OurStage.com Stage at this year's Warped Tour. Five fans will also receive two coveted tickets to hear the latest and greatest music at the 2012 Warped Tour stop nearest to their hometown.
Artists looking for their shot at fame can enter their best original song into the OurStage.com Stage Warped National Opportunity on the site now through March 27, 2012. Regional entrants can submit their music into the OurStage.com Stage Warped Regional Opportunity through April 22, 2012, for a chance to play at the tour stop in or near their hometown.
Founded in 2007, OurStage.com (www.ourstage.com) is a leading destination for music listening, discovery, and quality editorial content. With more than 200,000 artists from 40 styles of music, OurStage.com receives 4 million visits each month from 170 countries. OurStage.com's most acclaimed feature is its proprietary judging engine where the site's listeners rank the music of emerging artists for competitions that reward major opportunities to the winners—such as the chance to open for headlining acts and/or record with major label performers. To date, OurStage.com has provided opportunities for artists to open, be mentored by, or collaborate with celebrity artists such as Bon Jovi, Kid Rock, Drake, Goo Goo Dolls, HANSON, Train, John Legend, Lilith 2010, John Mayer, Monica, T-Pain, Trey Songz, Keith Urban, Travis Barker, Jane's Addiction, Hot Chelle Rae and many others. OurStage.com has also partnered with a wide range of media giants over the last few years, including: Clear Channel, Guitar Center, BET, CMT, Digital Broadcasting Group, AOL Music, MTV, and Radio One. For more information: http://www.ourstage.com.