June 28, 2006 Austin, TX On July 22nd, GoGirlsMusic.com will present the hottest female bands in the country as they battle it out for the BATTLE OF THE GOGIRLS title and over $2500 in cash and prizes. The showdown will take place at Trophy’s, an Austin landmark, before a panel of judges and audience. Sponsors include Disc Makers, Daisy Rock Guitars, Sonicbids, The Musician’s Atlas, and others.
Chosen from female-led bands across the nation, GoGirlsMusic.com has narrowed it down to six finalists. They are Emily Herring (Portland, OR), The Platforms (Austin, TX), Shanti (Los Angeles, CA), Pike (Cincinnati, OH), Red Lotus (Brooklyn, NY) and 3 Kisses (Brenham, TX).
The event will be hosted by Madalyn Sklar, founder of GoGirlsMusic.com. Judges are singer/songwriter Susan Gibson who wrote the Dixie Chicks hit “Wide Open Spaces” and last year’s BATTLE OF THE GOGIRLS winning band Something for Jess (now known as Fine Lines). Additional judges to be announced soon.
Since 1996, GoGirlsMusic.com has been promoting, supporting and empowering indie women in music online and at their high profile events around the country. In the last 6 years, GoGirls has produced over 100 benefit showcases for various organizations including the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls, MusiCares, American Liver Foundation, The Lynne Cohen Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research and more.
For more information, please visit www.GoGirlsMusic.com or contact Madalyn Sklar at firstname.lastname@example.org or (281) 541-0981.