Nuts and Bolts
30+ bands - 5 Nights at Granfalloon February 22, 23 & 28 and March 1 & 2 - 400 East Main Street
6 bands will perform each night
5 winners compete in the Finals Night- March 9th at Songbirds South
$60 entry fee (all proceeds from entry fee go to promote RTN) This is due once you have been accepted into the series.
You need a Press Kit including: band photos, videos, recorded music, and contact info for all band members
If you win, you MUST be able to perform a solid, 90-minute set, which comprises of original material
Must have three or more members, with a majority of band members living within a 45 mile radius of Chattanooga
Must promote event through your own social media
Can promote however you want, but we ask that you tag any posts about Road to Nightfall with the hashtag -
Competition will consist of three original songs - no covers!
Backline drums, bass rig, PA, and professional sound engineers provided
Winner to Headline Nightfall 2019 in front of several thousand attendees
Finals Night runner ups earn chance to open Nightfall 2019
$500 cash to each night's winner
$1000 Finals Night prize & $500 to 2nd place
25 hours professional recording time from The Soundry Studio to winner
A custom instrument by Diamondback Stringworks will go to one talented participant!
Winner receives a free promo video valued at $1500 from Beckett Films- 1 filming session (session can include the filming of a live show with additional filming the day of show or a single filming session up to 3 hours with Videographer) Finished Video Promo can be used in digital promo packaging as well as on social media to promote the artist/band.
$40 gift cards to Wonderpress for all printing needs
Finals Nights judged by music industry professionals
Crowd will vote during semi-final round competitions with judge backup!
TAKE NOTE at Songbirds on February 11th at 6:00pm- Music Industry Networking with a panel of music industry experts including: booking agent, producer, marketing professional, large venue representative, and touring musicians. Dinner Provided. Sponsored by SoundCorps. FREE to all participants!
Professional sound by MAC PRO SOUND!
Social Media support for participating bands
Tickets to all shows including Finals Night for all participating band members