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D'Addario, Swing House Studios Announce 'Play Your Way to Austin' Contest

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Play Your Way to AustinFarmingdale, NY -- Calling all Bands! D'Addario & Swing House Studios want you to enter for the chance to win the "Play Your Way to Austin" contest to perform at the showcase during Austin's top music festival! D'Addario and Swing House are offering bands and acoustic acts this opportunity to enter exclusively through the D'Addario & Planet Waves Facebook Page from January 9th through February 9th, 2012.

Bands can submit a video via the D'Addario & Planet Waves Facebook Page where their fans can vote by "liking" their video. The Top 25 artists with the most votes will be entered to win the Grand Prize, chosen by the artist relations teams at Swing House Studios, D'Addario, Evans, Planet Waves and Pro-Mark. One band will land the grand prize of a performance slot at the Friday, March 16, 2012 showcase as well as $1,500 in cash, and $3,500 worth of gear from D'Addario, Evans, Planet Waves and Pro-Mark!

Now in its fifth year, the D'Addario and Swing House showcase has hosted music from legendary acts such as Echo & The Bunnymen and Tom Morello of Rage Against Machine to rising stars like Semi Precious Weapons, Crash Kings and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals.

To enter visit Facebook site and click on "Play Your Way to Austin, TX" located in the left hand menu.

For more information on showcase sponsors, please visit:

D'Addario is an American manufacturer of quality strings for guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and countless other instruments. With over 200 years of experience, the D'Addario family has always been on the forefront of string technology, pushing the envelope of invention to bring the best strings possible. D'Addario has been environmentally friendly since 1991.

Located in the heart of Hollywood, Swing House is a a full service Music Production Company with two in-house sound stages, three rehearsal rooms, two recording studios & also the West coast home of Sirius/XM Satellite Radio Broadcasting. Also specializing in producing offsite musical events, Swing House takes that same nurturing aspect of the studio & bringing it to the Artist for the Stage & Road. With a fine attention to detail, event producers and sponsors are guaranteed a great sounding and pleasantly run event. The list of clients for events are among the top in Industry including: The Sunset Strip Music Festival, South by Southwest, Monster Energy, Verizon, Filter's Culture Collide Festival, American Apparel, The Canadian Consulate, Louisiana Arts and more.swinghouse.com

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