8th Annual Lehigh Valley Acoustic Performers Contest
FINALS – December 6th, 2011 – 8 p.m.
Mezza Luna Bar & Grill, 1193 Airport Road, Allentown, PA
To support and promote the local original music community.
On November 29th the fourth and last Finalist for the 8th Annual Lehigh Valley Acoustic Performers Contest was decided by a panel of V.I.P. judges
and the winning act was Whitehall, PA’s brother-sister duo of SARAH AND JEFF TEETS. They are also the lead singer and guitarist, respectively,
in the local band Necromance.
Regional acoustic musicians are performing at the 8th Annual Lehigh Valley Acoustic Performers Contest to win great weekly prizes. The four Finalists – SUNSETS NORTH, RICK DELGADO, KWESI KANKAM and SARAH AND JEFF TEETS – will return as Finalists on December 6th to compete for
the Grand Prizes. In all, $3,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to local musicians who write and perform their own original songs.
Grand Prizes:
* $500 cash – donated by Associated Fire Equipment in Whitehall
* guitar model 000X1AE and hard case from Martin Guitar Co. in Nazareth (Total value: $869)
* $250 gift certificate from SoLowB Productions live sound production ($150 for solos/duos)
* $200 gift certificate from Dave Phillips Music and Sound in Allentown
* 8 Hours of Recording Time at Brian J Anthony Studios in N. Catasauqua
* $100 gift certificate from Hawk Music in BethlehemWeekly Prizes for all four Finalists:
* $100 in graphic design from Bruce Seaton Graphic Design
* Professionally-shot DVD of their performance at the Dec. 6th Finals
* prize packs from 99.9 The Hawk & 107 The Bone
* pack of SP Lifespan guitar strings and swag from Martin Guitar Co. for EVERY performerThe Contest has grown in attendance each year and the 2011 edition is being held for the 3rd year in a row at Mezza Luna Bar & Grill on Airport Rd. in Allentown.
Mezza Luna Bar & Grill is ages 21 and over and no cover charge. Continuing as host is previous winner Ricky Bell. Look for local and nationally-renowned musicians
and celebrities at the judges table and in the audience each night. Several former LVAPC winners and finalists have gone on to land national music industry deals.For sponsorship opportunities, contact Blake Dannen at blakedannen@yahoo.com.
For contest rules, updates, photos, history and more, visit www.LVacousticcontest.com or www.facebook.com/LVacousticcontest.
Contact: Blake Dannen / blakedannen@yahoo.com
Host and former Grand Prize Winner Ricky Bell is available for interview.