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Send2Press to Sponsor Los Angeles Music Network's 2014 LAMN Jam Music Contests

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ("LAMN Jams") happening this spring in Los Angeles. Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R), will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

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The Los Angeles Music Network's "LAMN Jams" are back. Launched in 2005, LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant critiques from a panel of industry experts. LAMN Jams emphasize creativity and originality, featuring music written by artists themselves (no covers).

Past winners include Aloe Blacc, The Mowglis and Grammy(R) award-winning songwriter Tim Fagan.

"We're always excited to be a part of the LAMN Jams," says Christopher Simmons, CEO of Neotrope(R), and a member of ASCAP and PRSA. "These are exceptional opportunities for rising stars to gain exposure and get usable feedback on their talent from respected industry pros."

"Of all the press release services we have tried over the years, Send2Press has proven to be the most effective," says LAMN President Tess Taylor, "and we are thrilled to have them on board again for 2014 to help market our event and, more importantly, to help the winning artists of our contest raise visibility to both traditional and social media."

You are invited to attend the LAMN Jam Pop/Rock Preliminary Music Contest #1:

Admission to attend the preliminary rounds (URBAN and ROCK) is free but please RSVP on the LAMN website or call 818-769-6095.

This year, artists compete for a Career Launch Package valued at almost $40,000. Artists and their performances are evaluated by our panel of industry experts, and the top 3 artists advance to the Semi-Finale to compete for the Grand Prize Package. More info: http://www.lamn.com/?page_id=1944

LAMN Jam Music Contests are open to the public (21+).

WHAT:
LAMN Jam Pop/Rock Music Contest Round 1.
Six (6) bands perform, three (3) advance to the Pop/Rock Semi-Finale on August 26.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014; 8-11 p.m., at Skinny's Lounge, 4923 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601. FREE to attend, but please RSVP (21+). No admission without RSVP.

QUESTIONS? 818-769-6095; or:
http://www.lamn.com/?page_id=90&task=form&id=213 .

Upcoming LAMN Jams and Events (all 8 p.m.):
April 29, 2014: Pop/Rock #1.

May 27, 2014: Urban/Hip-Hop #1.

June 24, 2014: Pop/Rock #2.

July 29, 2014: Urban/Hip-Hop #2.

August 26, 2014: Pop/Rock Semi-Final.

August 27, 2014: Urban/Hip-Hop Semi-Final.

September 30, 2014: Pop/Rock Finale.

October 1, 2014: Urban/Hip-Hop Finale.

Top Industry Experts Judge Talent:

LAMN invites all pop/rock and urban artists to submit original music to perform for a panel of top industry experts and receive instant live critiques, and compete for almost $40,000+ in prizes and priceless exposure opportunities. These include gear, professional services, first-look recording, distribution and music publishing deals, as well as first-look consideration to take a slot on the Epic Proportions Tours.

Artists register online at http://www.lamn.com/ or call 818-769-6095. Submission fee is $25 for LAMN Members and $50 for Non-Members. Become a LAMN member for only $25/year.

About LAMN:

The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN), now in its 26th year, promotes career advancement, education and good will among artists and creatives. We sponsor industry gatherings, workshops, private dinners and seminars with top executives; publish bulletins which feature interviews and business coverage of the music industry; and provide professional development opportunities and career services, such as job listings and a Mentor Network, to our members. LAMN has grown to include members from around the nation and the world.

About Send2Press:

Send2Press(R) (www.Send2Press.com) is a leading online-based newswire service launched in 2000, providing Direct-to-Editors(TM) targeted news distribution, professional press release writing, along with measurable social media marketing with every project. The service is offered by Neotrope(R), a 31-year old entertainment, PR, and brand-identity company, based in Torrance, Calif. Neotrope was an Inc. 5000 listed company in 2009, is a member of GS1, is listed with the RIAA to generate ISRC codes, and has an A+ Rating with the BBB. LAMN members receive 10% off most Send2Press services.

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This release was issued through Send2Press(R), a unit of Neotrope(R). For more information, visit Send2Press Press Release Distribution at http://www.Send2Press.com

SOURCE Los Angeles Music Network

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