OC Music Fest 09 Partners with Be The Shirt for Contest


What are you doing in May 2009? Not sure yet? Well, try to pencil in a few days for OC Music Fest 09, which happens in about 10 months in Irvine and promises to feature nearly 100 established and up-and-coming bands.

In the meantime, you creative types may want to enter the Be The Shirt band/artist T-shirt design contest.

For details regarding the contest and festival, read the press release after the jump.


OCMUSICFEST09.COM Partners With Betheshirt.com to Develop Great Designs for

IRVINE, Calif., Jul 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Orange County’s newest
regional music festival today announces their partnership with Be The Shirt
(betheshirt.com) for the Be The Shirt band/artist t-shirt design contest.
The winner will receive $250 cash and 8 all-access passes to the festival’s
inaugural 3-day event. The festival showcases A-List and unsigned talent.
The design contest was the founder’s brainchild after receiving, during the
last 2 weeks of June, more than 1000 inquiries to the organization to design
next year’s logo and website.
1st Place wins $250 Cash and 8 All-Stages 3-Day Passes and 50 T-Shirts
printed with their winning design
2nd Place wins $100 Cash and 4 All-Stage 3-Day Passes and 25 T-shirts
printed with their winning design
3rd Place wins 4 All-Stage 3-Day Passes 25 T-Shirts printed with their
wining design
4th Place thru 10th Place win 4 All-Stage 3-day Passes and 10 T-Shirts
printed with their winning design
Designs will be featured and voted on at www.OCMUSICFEST09.com and
www.BeTheBand.com websites from September thru December. Categories we will
be looking for are Best Overall, Best Originality, Best Creative, Best
Design, Best Use of Colors, Best Theme, Best Retro, Best Noise, Best B&W,
and Best Green.
Nearly 100 bands will play five to eight stages over three days.
This year, OC Music Festival is set to be held in Irvine. Emphasis is on the
environment and environmentally conscious, green-related partnerships are
still available to select sponsors.
Wayne Irving, founder OC MUSIC FEST, says “We are excited about the Be The
Shirt connection and believe their mission to honor charities that are
important to each artist independently, is one that adds a nice touch to our
pre-festival efforts.”
Wayne Irving was formerly the President and CEO of Solutions Media, Inc.
(Spinrecords.com), and the CEO of the Las Vegas Music Festival (eat-m.com)
in 1999-2000.
About BeTheShirt.com
Be The Shirt is an environmentally conscious group of artists that have come
together to offer and sell their unique designs to the public in an effort
to create more awareness around the conditions of global warming, natural
disasters, green house gases, air, water, and land pollutions, mercury
concerns in foods, dolphin safe tuna fishing. All of the net profits from
sales go to support environmentally conscious charities and the American Red
Cross for national and international disaster relief. Artists, Musicians,
and enthusiastic graphic designers, submit their works, and choose the
charity they wish the proceeds from the sales of their shirts be forwarded
OC Music Fest 09 ( http://www.ocmusicfest09.com/ or
http://www.myspace.com/ocmusicfest) is west coast’s premiere and unique
music festival that brings a-list, veteran, and up and coming artists
together on the same stages. OC Music Fest 09 showcases some of today’s top
Billboard 100 ( http://www.billboard.com) artists while introducing new
talent to the very enthusiastic Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego
County’s concert goers. The goal of OC Music Fest 09, hosted in Orange
County, CA is to create a most memorable music themed experience in the
vibrant Orange County market place, in a way that is environmentally
conscious and educational for all that attend. OC Music Fest 09 is a 3-Day
event and festival held in May of 2009, with 5 to 8 stages, nearly 100
playing artists and bands, keynote address by an industry icon, more than
100 vendors, all the while artist development activities and workshops will
go on for artist enlightenment and development. OC Music Festival is the
location where the artists collaborate, build relationships amongst other
artists, and gain the exposure that would normally take an entire tour to
generate. 20,000-60,000 spectators are expected.
SOURCE: BeTheShirt.com

For OC Music Fest 09
Wayne Irving

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