The voting is now open for local music fans to try and send their favorite Orlando band on an all expenses paid trip and with a guaranteed spot on stage to play Hard Rock Live, a once in a lifetime live music event in Rome’s Piazza del Popolo.
Step one voting is underway to get the bands onto the next phase of the battle – a live performance at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando. Music fans need to go to the Facebook page for the Hard Rock Orlando, click the tab for Hard Rock Rising and start voting for their favorite bands. Each participating Hard Rock has their own page and tab for voting. Each song download counts as one vote. Fans can vote for as many bands as they want, but can only vote once per band. Fans have to “like” the Hard Rock Orlando the page in order to vote.
There are bands from other areas as well as many Orlando bands in the running through the Hard Rock Orlando Facebook page. The Orlando area bands listed are 2G, 2TRUE (EMPIRE), 13 BELOW, An blak, Another Close Call, Arcadence, ARNEL EL UNIKO, Bars and Ballet, Black Jaguar, The Bloody Jug Band, Bob Andrew Speirs, Bob Green, Chris Blanton, chris cmarr nelson, Ciggy Pop, Clutch City, Cord Cedeno, The Dealers, Dirty Shannon, Doc Ellis Orchestra, Don Beda, Drew MCI, Duhmillion, Ebi One Star, Fiery Sushi, Five State Drive, Good Luck Penny, HENRY LUIS, Homestruck Orchestra, Hotel Hurry, ILL BEAST, Imperio Efectivo, In The Balance, Joshua Hoffman,Josh Williams, j white, Kaffi, Kalico Fortycal, Kept Quiet, Kill The Sound, KING CYRIS, langella, Lisa Young Music, Luke Davids, Marcc Gregory, Mark Mang Missile, markpain, Michael Shivers, MIGZ, Mookie Charisma-Endowed Harris, Mr. Full, Next Door Strangers, Nick Florence, Nina Marie, Organised Confusion, Our Future Leaders, Pash Porter, Petey & the Ravens, PHANTOM X PROJECT, Picking up Napolean, Prince Moto-Sapreme, Quan G, Rage of Angels, Ramses Cairo, REDNEK MESSIAH, Reverist, The Rise of Defiance, SB JuHeard, Sedique, Severed Sun, Shout London, Slickwood, Spaceboi Marley, Spayed Koolie, Stereo-Type, STiFF HA, SwizZy B, Tres Savid, Trigg Dot G, Ty Hannah, Victor Montequin, XTSY, YOUNGFAMOUS1, The Young Psychedelics, Yuli and YungTrappa Mane.
The bands represent all different genres. Most of the Orlando bands listed are hip hop and rap with rock the next closest in numbers. This is a great opportunity for local music fans to discover new bands to follow and get legal, FREE music, so head over to the Hard Rock Orlando Facebook page and start voting!