Z100, Eventful Launch Hometown Hero Competition
October 14, 2011 at 9:22 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 WHTZ (Z100)/NEW YORK and EVENTFUL, a digital service that connects consumers with live entertainment and local events, are teaming up to launch the second annual Z100 HOMETOWN HERO competition, presented by STATE FARM.
Unsigned local artists will opt-in and compete via EVENTFUL’s “Demand it!” ® service, which allows fans to "demand" that artists win a spot to play live on stage at Z100 & COCA-COLA’s ALL ACCESS LOUNGE at HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM, the pre-event to the station's JINGLE BALL 2011 concert at MADISON SQUARE GARDEN on DECEMBER. 9th.
The winning artist will also shoot an official Z100 music video, which will be available on Z100.com and Z100’s FACEBOOK page. Listeners can vote at eventful.com/Z100. The top-25 artists will be narrowed down to the final five by a panel of music industry judges, including COBRA STARSHIP's GABE SAPORTA, CLEAR CHANNEL and Z100's TOM POLEMAN, SHARON DASTUR, DARREN PFEFFER and ZENA BURNS, UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC's MONTE LIPMAN and RCA's JOE RICCITELLI.
Listeners will choose a winner from the final five. Z100’s Hometown Hero will be announced live on DECEMBER 5th MO’ BOUNCE on Z100, and will join an exclusive list of artists who have performed at Z100’s ALL ACCESS LOUNGE, including JUSTIN BIEBER, TRAVIE MCCOY and LADY GAGA.