Dave Stewart, the co-founder of Eurythmics, is producing BeMyBand in collaboration with TalentHouse and his company Weapons of Mass Entertainment. Stewart is also behind First Artist Bank, a bank he established this year especially for the music industry.
Orianthi is inviting all musicians to submit a video of their best live performance for the chance to join her onstage in Los Angeles.
Every aspiring musician dreams of playing alongside a headlining artist in a legendary venue while being cheered on by the crowd. Now that dream will become a reality as the biggest stars in music invite musicians around the world to become part of BeMyBand!
The first act to take part in #BeMyBand is the talented and acclaimed Orianthi. The renowned guitarist has four spots to fill on stage at her upcoming concert and is looking for one of each of the following:
- keyboard player
To be considered, submit a short video of you playing your instrument at your best. Also, ensure that your Talenthouse portfolio is complete with content that showcases yourself as an artist.
Up to 10 musicians for each instrument will be chosen as finalists and asked to play original tracks from Orianthi herself. Of those finalists, four carefully selected artists will be chosen and flown to Los Angeles for six amazing days and nights, culminating in an incredible performance live on stage with Orianthi as her band for a night! The concert will be taped and aired on TV as part of the #BeMyBand series.
- The opportunity to perform alongside her on February 14, 2014 in a live Los Angeles taping that will air on television
- One-on-one rehearsal and mentoring time at SIR Studios Hollywood with Dave Stewart, singer-songwriter, musician and record producer
- Exposure for their submission and performance from the night featured on Orianthi’s social media channels
- Travel and accommodation for six amazing days and nights
- $2,500 for each selected artist
- A signed Orianthi PRS signature guitar
- A signed copy of Orianthi’s new album
- A mention on Orianthi’s social media channels
Launch Date: December 17, 2013
Submit By: January 24, 2014
Voting Period: January 25, 2014 – January 31, 2014
Finalists Announcement: February 1, 2014
Finalists Round: February 1, 2014 – February 5, 2014
Artist Selection: February 5, 2014
All phases close at 10am PST
Rehearsal Dates: February 10, 2014 – February 14, 2014
Performance Date: February 14, 2014
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