SunLine's 111 Music Festival

SunLine Transit Agency to Bring Back 111 Music Festival

Sunday, November 11

Audition Videos Encouraged by Local Bands/Performers October 8-25

(Thousand Palms, CA) – Back by popular demand, SunLine Transit Agency will host the 111 Music Festival on Sunday, November 11th on its Line 111 – which takes riders where they need to go along the Coachella Valley’s most vital artery, Highway 111. The Festival will transform the Line 111 into a grooving, moving lounge filled with the sounds of 30 local bands/musical performers from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Beginning October 8, SunLine encourages local bands to submit their video audition to be considered as one of the bands selected for the Festival. The criteria is as follows:

  1. Music performers must provide contact information and provide a YouTube link at 111musicfest@sunline.org - Audio files are not accepted.
  2. A maximum of 2 (two) entries are allowed per performance group or individual.
  3. All files must be clearly labeled with the performer's name and title of performance piece.
  4. Incomplete materials will not be processed.
  5. Professional recordings are not required, but attention to quality, clarity and point of view are essential for accurate review.
  6. Limited amplification will be provided.
  7. Family-friendly material only. No off-color language or mature subject matter is allowed.
  8. All performers must:
    • be at least 8 years of age.
    • reside within a 45-mile radius of SunLine Transit Agency.
    • be non-professionals (may not generate 50% or more of their wages from performing).
    • commit to the entire rehearsal / performance schedule.

Once a band’s entry is received, it will be reviewed by a screening panel. Finalists will perform for a live audience on the Line 111 buses on November 11, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Winners will be selected by passenger votes via text and posts tagging the Festival and their favorite band/performers on Facebook or Instagram. The first place winner will receive a $500 Visa gift card, the second place winner will receive a $300 Visa gift card, and the third place winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card.

“Highway 111 is the heart of the Valley, so our Line 111 becomes the ideal mobile music venue for this hip festival,” said Lauren Skiver, General Manager of SunLine Transit Agency. “We really embrace what this Festival provides to the Coachella Valley – a rare opportunity to enjoy a relaxing ride while enjoying some of the most talented musical acts in our community.”

The 111 Line stretches 19 miles across the valley floor, from Palm Springs to Coachella. Admission for the 111 Music Festival is the cost of SunLine’s standard bus fares. All SunLine buses featured in this Festival are part of its clean fuels fleet – ranging from CNG (clean natural gas) to hydrogen as well as fuel cell buses. For more information, go to www.sunline.org.

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TALENT RULES

  • No purchase or cash transaction necessary to enter contest.
  • Talent must complete an electronic application and submit a music video. Audio files are not accepted.
  • A maximum of two (2) entries are allowed per performance group or individual.
  • All files must be clearly labeled with the performer’s name and title of performance piece.
  • Incomplete materials will not be processed.
  • Professional recordings are not required, but attention to quality, clarity and point of view are essential for accurate review.
  • Family friendly material only. No off color language or mature subject matter allowed.
  • Once your entry is received it will be reviewed by a screening panel.

 

All performers must:

  • Be at least eight (8) years of age. If an applicant is under 18 years old, the application form must be signed (endorsed) by a parent or guardian of the applicants.
  • Reside within a 45-mile radius of SunLine’s service area.
  • Be non-professionals, i.e. you may not generate fifty percent (50%) or more of your wages from performing.
  • Commit to the entire rehearsal / performance schedule.
  • Talent must sign a release to participate in the event.
  • Talents can start posting their videos on October 8th, 2018.
  • Finalist will perform for a live audiences on the buses on November 11th, 2018 from 3:00p to 7:00p.
  • Entries must be received no later than the Competition Deadline October 25th, 2018

 

SunLine is not responsible for late, damaged lost, misdirected, stolen, incomplete or misappropriated entries.

 

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About SunLine Transit Agency

SunLine Transit Agency is a joint powers authority formed in 1977 to operate the Coachella Valley’s public transportation system. Its fixed route and paratransit vehicles travel more than 4 million miles per year, covering over 619 bus stops located throughout a 1,120 mile-service area, carrying approximately 4.82 million riders. SunLine offers fixed route bus service and curb-to-curb paratransit for the mobility impaired. SunLine Services Group regulates taxi services in the valley.  SunFuels alternative fueling stations offer compressed natural gas and hydrogen for SunLine and the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 



 

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