Rep Your City Tour - Midwest Edition
May 29, 2012
Contact: Janie Jennings
Half Court Entertainment
Announces the - Rep Your City Tour
May 29, 2012 - Chicago, IL – Half Court Entertainment announces the “Rep Your City Tour – Midwest Edition”. This is a tour to find the best talent in eight of the nation’s top Midwest cities during August and September of 2012.
The Rep Your City Tour is a chance of a lifetime for “unsigned artists” in eight influential cities to compete to represent their city at the finals in Chicago for the title of the ‘Rep Your City Tour Champion - Midwest’. Each City Finalist, after proving themselves in the competition, will have the opportunity to perform as an opening act for a ‘major recording artist’ at the finals in Chicago. Not only will they be crowned the winner, but will also receive a single’s deal from E One Records ( formerly Koch Records) and a package from the RYCT sponsors.
Aug 3rd St. Louis
Aug 10th Cincinnati
Aug 18th Indianapolis
Aug 24th Cleveland
Sept 7th Detroit
Sept 14th Milwaukee
Sept 21st Kansas City
Sept 29th Chicago
The winners from each city will be provided hotel accommodations in Chicago for the finals.
Registration will open May 25, 2012 at noon. All city/artist registrations may be found at www.repyourcitytour.com.
Fee’s for registering are as follows:
$50.00 Solo Artists
$75.00 Duo’s and Groups up to 3 people
$100.00 Groups with 4 plus memebers
Along with Half Court Entertainment, DJs United Conference who works in conjunction with 18+ DJ Coalitions from around the country and world will support within the markets of each winner’s city, as well as the Tour winner to be named in Chicago. All eight winners from each city will also be given full registration and access to the DJs United Conference 2012 in Indianapolis, IN.
Sponsors: E One Entertainment, Gracie Productions/Fonzworth Bentley, Industry Works, Jus Promotions, Twenty4seven Magazine, Stopbeefinradio.com, Midwestmixtapes.com, Djs United Conference, with more to be announced.
About Half Court Entertainment Group:
Half Court Entertainment is a Chicago based company comprised of the nation’s best artist managers, consultants, producers, artists development specialists, and promoters of many of the county’s hottest events. Founded by Mr. Damani Thomas, HCE utilizes its fourteen years of exceptional business management, marketing and promotion skills to the utmost. HCE has also worked with various media outlets, print publications, record labels, and internationally known companies/sponsors from across the globe to brand events that were well received in the nation’s largest markets. With years of experience in diverse markets, HCE understands the minds of his clients, patrons, and consumers and strives to please each and every time. Extensive research, organized planning and flawless execution helps HCE to stand out amongst their competitors. Half Court Entertainment has been branded trendsetters in the Entertainment world and will continue to go above and beyond all expectations with service and integrity.
About Djs United Conference:
With the industry becoming more “DIY” – Do it Yourself friendly, the concept of DJs United was formed by various Midwest DJ Coalitions and Record Pools in the region to support the future of the industry. Retail is dwindling, Downloads are up, and sales are not a robust as before, the artists must create and maintain a relationship with those who have direct contact with consumers and fans… The DJ.
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