Last month, hundreds of local bands (within a 100 mile radius of Hard Rock Cafe in Hollywood, FL) submitted their application via Reverbnation to participate in the upcoming Global Battle of the Bands better known as Hard Rock Rising.
Beginning February 2nd, each qualified band was given a link to tweet out to followers via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and garner as many online votes as possible. Look for #HardRockRising and a link on all your favorite local bands and be sure to click the links to vote. Fan voting will come to an end on Monday, February 16th at 4pm ET. Each Cafe will then be given a list of all participating bands and the fan voting results.
The winning band in Hollywood, Florida will receive a prize of $1,000 after the final local battle on May 1st and have a chance to move on to the regional phase of the competition. 5 winning bands will be selected from all the participating Cafe’s will be flown to Barcelona, Spain this Summer to compete in the final live battle event on July 23rd. The grand prize winner will be announced that day at Hard Rock Rising Barcelona!