Calling All bands: Win $5000 and a spot on the SPI Music Fest Lineup!

July 14, 2008 (Austin, TX)- The South Padre International Music Festival (SPI Music Fest) announced today the launch of the Battle to the Beach online music contest. Bands and artists can enter to win $5000 and a spot on one of the hottest tickets this fall, the SPI Music Fest, taking place October 31st through November 2nd in South Padre Island, Texas.

By uploading an MP3, a photo and a short band description, the Battle to the Beach contest offers artists the chance to get their music in front of a wide audience and lets the fans vote and decide who will make it to the beach. Bands can spread the word via their website and MySpace pages, at their shows and on their email list.

Entries and voting will both begin on July 21st, and the contest runs through August 15th. The earlier you enter your band, the better your voting chances. The winner will be announced on August 20, 2008.

Artists must be 18 years of age or older to enter and a must be a US Citizen.

Submit entries to


Launched in 2007, the SPI Music Fest brings people and music from around the world to the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island, located on the southern most tip of America, 30 minutes from Mexico. The festival hosts over 50 bands in over 10 venues throughout the weekend. The festival is produced by GamePlan.

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July 14, 2008. Uncategorized.

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