The 2nd AnnualÂ Phoenix Rock LotteryÂ will be held on Saturday, January 17th atÂ Crescent BallroomÂ in downtown Phoenix!
On the morning of 1/17, 25 musicians from some of Arizonaâ€™s best bands will meet and a lottery will be held to create 5 new bands. Those bands will then have that day, and only that day, to write and rehearse a set to preform live in concert that night. None of the musicians will have any knowledge prior to that day who they will be paired up with. The format will have each band writing 3 original songs and learning one cover.
The list of musicians volunteering for the Phoenix Rock Lottery includes members of some of Phoenixâ€™s most prominent bands;Â Black Carl,Â Jimmy Eat World,Â Lymbyc Systym, as well as from some of the best new set bands making a name for them selves today;Â Playboy Manbaby,Â Twin PoniesÂ andÂ Fairy Bones.
The first Phoenix Rock Lottery was held at Crescent Ballroom on February 9th, 2014. The show was named â€śBest Club Show Phoenix 2014â€ť in theÂ Phoenix New TimesÂ â€śBest Of Phoenixâ€ť issue, describing the event as â€śyielding goods that had Phoenix feeling pretty damn great about its music scene.â€ť
That first edition featured 20 musicians creating 4 bands, Â the 2nd edition has expanded to 25 performers and will create one more band. The second edition has a few musicians who participated in the first while mostly being comprised of a new set of songwriters.
Proceeds of the Phoenix Rock Lottery benefitÂ Rosieâ€™s HouseÂ and their mission to give the underserved youth of greater Phoenix the gift of music education.
Complete list of musicians performing in the 2015 Phoenix Rock Lottery:
Jason RoedlÂ (of Mergence)
Josh CarlsonÂ (of IAMWE)
Mike BellÂ (of Lymbyc Systym)
David MarquezÂ (of Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra / Sweetbleeders)
Ian MetzgerÂ (of The Gentle Hits / Dear And The Headlights)
Bob HoagÂ (of Samuel L Cool J / The Love Me Nots)
Chan SchulmanÂ (of Harper and The Moths / Dead Eyes Of London)
Illya RiskeÂ (of There Is Danger / The Whisperlights)
David CosmeÂ (of Playboy Manbaby)
Wayne JonesÂ (of Twin Ponies)
Steff KoeppenÂ (of Steff and The Articles)
Matthew FoosÂ (of Fairy Bones)
Jim AdkinsÂ (of Jimmy Eat World)
Gabe WilliamsÂ (of Bears of Manitou)
Mickey PangburnÂ (of The Prowling Kind)
Alex KlingÂ (of Slowpoke / Flying Scorpion)
Justin WeirÂ (of Celebration Guns)
Micah BentleyÂ (of Wild Earth)
Trevor James TilleryÂ (of Brotherun / Raining And Ok)
Emma PewÂ (of Black Carl)
Megyn NeffÂ (North Brother Island/Jon Rauhouse Orchestra)
Robin ViningÂ (of Sweetbleeders / Jimmy Eat World)
MisterWives is a young group from Queens that has spend the last two years mastering their craft – writing indie pop hits. Watch the video for their single “Reflections” below! They’ll be playing March 17th at Crescent Ballroom!
THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. THANKS TO THOSE WHO ENTERED.
Fill out the form bellow and you will be entered to win a signed copy of this limited edition screen print poser for the Senses FailÂ Let It Enfold You 10 Year Anniversary Tour on Thursday October 2nd at Club Red and a pair of tickets to the show.
This limited run of only 75 posters was designed and printed by Kyle Dehn. If you donâ€™t win donâ€™t worry you can buy a copy at the show.