Every single human being attending the Blowout must have a wristband around
their wrist to gain access to a venue. No exceptions to the rule. If anyone
loses or misplaces their wristband, they will NOT be given another one.
can pick up their wristbands at the pre-party
on Wednesday, March 6 at Motor.
If a representative of your band cannot attend the pre-party, then your
group's wristbands will be waiting for you at your venue beginning on
Thursday, March 7.
Time & Load-In
Load in at all venues is from 6pm — 8 pm. Doors open at 8pm and venues
will begin to fill up early so please try and have all of your gear loaded
All musicians are expected to bring their own gear. There will be no backlines
this year. Due to the number of acts performing there is no sound check.
Sets are 35-40 minutes. Stage managers have been instructed to keep the
show moving. Please start your sets promptly and be courteous of the bands/musicians
following your performance.
Free Web Page
Metro Times has donated an entire portion of its Web space to local musicians
at a site called Sonic
Metropolis. On Sonic you can find out everything you need to know
about an artist — biography, discography, upcoming tour dates, reviews,
etc. You can find photos and download MP3s. And best of all — IT'S ENTIRELY
FREE!! So if you don't already have a page, fill out the survey online
here. (If you do have a page, check
to see if it needs updating, and send an e-mail
message with any revisions you need.)