Hey all. My band, The Banana Convention, is up for a bunch of local music awards this year. I haven't really pushed for this the last few years, but we've really worked hard the last year and, even though it's just a little local thing, it would be nice to get some recognition. If you could, please take a few moments to go register an account and vote for us. Here's the categories you can find us in
MISCELLANEOUS Best Music Video - Jessica Fletcher Best CD Release - LEAP Best Original Band Best Band Website Best Alternative Band
ROCK Best Rock Bassist - Sean Drysdale Best Rock Band Best Rock Songwriter - Chris Howard Best Rock Guitarist - Jake Voisine Best Rock Drummer - Chris Howard Best Female Vocalist - Shar Molina
Not only that, but a music festival I put on every year, the White's Bar Summer Music Fest A-Go-Go, is also up for the Best Music Festival as well as the Best Live Event of the Year awards, so throw me some votes for that as well. Here's the link where you can see the votes and register.
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