“Gimme the Gig” Free concert at the Whiskey Thursday evening

Eyeshine

2 local bands, Eyeshine and Jake Newtown will be among the final 7 bands in the “gimme the gig” competition at a concert to be held at the Whiskey on Thursday evening. The winner of the competition will have the chance to have 2 tracks the produced by Don Was.

Since I started following Gimme the Gig I’ve been watching the local bands climb up and make it to the finals. Once my favorite local band was knocked out of the competition I really started watchin’¬†for a band that struck a cord. Ultimately that would be Eyeshine, of course I will share the love and support the other local too.

Just in case you were wondering, I know I’ve blogged about Gimme the Gig before (I’ve lost the link) but this is a Ford event sponsored by them and Don Was to give new bands a shot at growing their fan base. If you want to vote for a favorite or get more info on the event check out the link HERE.

Don Was on the competition…
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVzx6XREcK8[/youtube]
Eyeshine’s video from the voting
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naGLQ07ttUA[/youtube]
Jake Newton’s video from the voting
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6SNT6Eh8RY[/youtube]
Deets:Thursday, February 17, 2011, 7:00pm – VALET PARKING IS AVAILABLE, BEHIND THE WHISKY. PLEASE USE THE CLARK STREET ENTRANCE. Whisky A Go Go, 8901 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA, USA 90069 MAP HERE

Image courtesy of concert sponsor Ford Motor Company and used with their permission.

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