|4th Installment of The RITZ Ybor’s Popular Band Showcase & Competition Kicks Off this Wednesday, August 21, 2013 (followed by CZAR’s Atomic Wednesday Grand Opening)
Tampa, FL – Fifteen local and regional bands were selected from a record number of band entries to compete at this year’s 4th Annual Ultimate Bands Series at The RITZ Ybor. The Series will kick-off with a three-week Semi-Final that starts on Wednesday, August 21st and will continue on Wednesday, August 28th and Wednesday, September 4th, 2013. Each Semi-Final week, five different bands will compete against one another where one band will advance to the Ultimate Bands Series Finals on September 21, 2013 based on audience applause and scoring from the Ultimate Bands Series judges. At the Finals, one band will win the entire Ultimate Bands Series along with the Ultimate Grand Prize which includes $500.00 cash, studio recording time courtesy of The Burb Rehearsal Studio, a digital distribution & design package courtesy of Symphonic Distribution, gift cards and gift certificates, paid performances at future gigs: Rock The Park at Curtis Hixon Park, concerts sponsored by THX MGMT, No Clubs and Historic Holiday Spirit, a Kage Kult Entertainment show at Club Detroit, a Pre-Party concert at The RITZ Ybor and much more. The Ultimate Grand Prize is valued at over $3,000.00.
Participating bands at this year’s Ultimate Bands Series Semi-Finals are:
Previous winners of the Ultimate Bands Series include bands Mighty Mongo (2010), The James-Lange Theory (2011) and Rising Down (2012).