We will, we will, rock you at the 1st Annual Rock the Stage, a monumental, community event and fundraiser, presented by the Lewis P. Tabarrini Children’s Music Outreach Foundation.
Rock The Stage 2021 is a brand new music competition in Southwest Florida to benefit The Lewis P. Tabarrini Children’s Music Outreach Foundation. Anyone of any age can participate; a solo or group, performing covers or original music. It’s an opportunity to take their musical journey to the next level. All participants that audition will receive valuable input from professional musicians to help them grow.
Rock the Stage Showcase
The Top 25 will showcase their talent on Nov. 13 at Rock the Stage Showcase. The music filled event will be at Gulf Coast Town Center starting at 5 p.m.
General admission tickets are just $5. VIP tickets are $75 and include table service for food and drinks by Burntwood Tavern, and an invitation to the VIP After Party at Nauti Parrot Oasis in south Fort Myers. Tickets at https://bit.ly/RockTheStage2021
Rock the Stage Fest
The top 3 will compete in the finals on Dec. 5 at the 1st Annual Rock The Stage Fest (a free, family-fun event and fundraiser at Club Square, Cape Coral, behind Rack ‘Em Spirits & Times) along with top local and national acts, vendors, food, drinks and more!
The winner receives recording session time to record an EP at Farmadelica Sound. They will also receive a free year of the Performance, Songwriting, or Band Coaching programs from School of Rock Fort Myers, a promo pack that includes a custom designed logo and business cards from S2R Studios and printed t-shirts from TDT’s, local news coverage by ABC7 Southwest Florida, a headline slot or opening act for a national headliner at Buddha Live, and a paid performance at Rock the Stage 2022.
Two runners-up each will receive a one song EP from House Immortal Recordings or The Fort Studios, six months of the performance, songwriting, or band coaching programs from School of Rock Fort Myers, and local news coverage.
Auditions are currently being held every Sunday at School of Rock Fort Myers now through Oct. 31. Local and national performers and personalities are judging auditions, offering valuable feedback and tips for improvement. Audition sign-up can be completed online at www.rockthestageswfl.com or by calling 239-932-7625. Submissions can be sent to [email protected] until Oct. 31. If chosen to perform live, those submitting videos will be required to attend.