The Slugger Trask Band Takes 1st Place For A Spot On “the Bands Of The World Tour”

Dec. 10, 2006 – One mans vision becomes a reality for 8 very talented musical groups from around the world. The final 8 have been selected. Next stop San Diego.

Marc Shannon, founder of AVALON PROMOTIONS, lifelong supporter of indie musicians and good ole fashioned rock em , sock em live music venues, envisioned a month long intense musical jam session in some San Diego warehouse with locally known bands: four Domestic Indie Bands from Southern California and four Imports from around the world. Shannon’s plan: Collaborate the Local Indie talents with the International Indie talents and have them perform in a very unusual underground music pressure cooker in a highly intense performance venue.

Local and International skeptics became supporters as the word spread about this brilliant global talent concept. For the final eight spots on this tour, a team of highly dedicated skilled music industry peeps, marketing and communication pros became wildly committed to making Marc’s vision a reality. Their mission: create an unprecedented opportunity for eight unsigned bands and watch these talents transform over the course of a mere month into pro performers with an International fan base and the guts to face their own dreams, leave their comfort zones and head toward a year long world tour.

The final four Import bands and the final four Domestic bands will be examined December 1, 2006 after weeks of competition. Over 500 band submission had entered through myspace.com. The word spread like wild fire as these eager talents began their serious plans for fans and industry supporters. They began generating overwhelming traffic to AVALON GRAPHIC PROMOTIONS web-based online voting site. The final 8 bands were selected by, you the fans and on December 1st the winners were announced.

Below is the top 4 finishers of the of the bands from the U.S.A, get ready San Diego! Because the top four our on there way here!

TOP 4 U.S. BANDS

VOTING HAS ENDED

TOP FOUR FINSHISHERS ARE:

FIRST PLACE. THE SLUGGER TRASK BAND

SECOND PLACE. LEVEL ZERO

THIRD PLACE. LOVE HANDLE

FOURTH PLACE. STONE SENSES

CONGRADULATIONS ON THE TOP FOUR FINISHERS!

Below is the top 4 finishers from the International bands, get ready San Diego! Because the top four our on there way here!

VOTING HAS ENDED

TOP FOUR IMPORT FINISHERS ARE:

FIRST PLACE ……..THROUGH THE EYES OF EVE

SECOND PLACE……………………..LOS KARMA

THIRD PLACE ..ROYAL BUBBLE ORCHESTRA

FOURTH PLACE………………………………….APE

RUNNER UP………VIBRACORE

CONGRADULATIONS ON THE TOP FOUR FINISHERS

The top 8 finishers will be invited to rehearse, perform and live in AGP’s converted warehouse/loft venue. The BANDS OF THE WORLD TOUR will kick off Febuary of 2007 in sunny San Diego. Then over a 12 month period visit 12 major cities across the U.S.A.

REALITY HITS: Blackout Creations, LLC, a production company from Seattle, WA, is scheduled to document Avalon Bands of the World Tour. Kyle Feria along with his crew will capture the raw “harmonious” footage of all that will be happening during the making of this tour!!!!

This tour promises to be a very entertaining experience for all. It is open to all ages and is muli- genre so there will be music styles for all to enjoy. THE BANDS OF THE WORLD TOUR is a must see.

To read more about THE SLUGGER TRASK BAND and to sample thier incredible sound go to:
www.myspace.com/thesluggertraskbluesband
www.myspace.com/thecztraskband

For AVALON PROMOTIONS TOUR SPONSORSHIP opportunities
Please call 918-309-3036 OR 760-757-0890 leave message for Mark
or email Mark @ musicmandaddy@hotmail.com

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