Ciph Boogie Crowned April Main Event Champ

OurStage hip hop acts Ciph Boogie and Skweeky Kleen squared off during the April round of the ESPN Main Event Competition. The rappers spent two weeks going toe to toe for a chance at the Grand Prize. In the end, Brooklyn native Ciph Boogie came out on top, successfully scoring a placement on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. Tune in to ESPN2 this Saturday at 10:00 to hear his winning track featured on the show, and stop back in August when all the Main Event champs will return to battle for a feature on FNF’s Images of the Year.

Ria Takes El Headliner Glory In August

It is no small feat to become El Headliner; hundreds entered, thousands judged but only one artist came out shining above the rest. The Colombian-born, Miami-based singer/songwriter Ria brought her R&B-tinged pop music to the Tr3s Latin Music Channel and emerged as El Headliner for August. In addition to the inherent bragging rights and prestige of being El Headliner, Ria will be featured in Lo Que Te Pica, Music My Güey, Free Latin Music and Blogamole, courtesy of Tr3s. Having performed with legends such as Ruben Blades and fan-favorites like John Mayer, Ria undoubtedly has talent to spare.


Be sure to check out her songs on OurStage and in the playlist below, and keep your eyes peeled for her upcoming features on Tr3s and as the month progresses. If you think you have what it takes to be the next El Headliner, get over to the Tr3s Latin Music Channel and show us what you’ve got!


Ladies Of OurStage Need Your Help To Promote Their Coolest Jams

The OurStage femme songwriting elite are putting forth their finest tracks this month for your listening pleasure and, of course, to snag a spot on our coveted “Ladies Love Cool Jams” Playlist. If you’re feeling generous, and in the mood to discover some cool new jams, then lend a hand and judge in the “Ladies Love Cool Jams” Competition by August 31st. The ladies of OurStage will totally be your bff’s.

A handful of the choicest cuts will be selected by the OurStage Editor At Large and served up as a free download to ENTIRE OurStage community. Check out who’s making waves in the playlist below.

Bergman Pazs Takes El Headliner Grand Prize In July

Roll out the red carpet and make way for July’s El Headliner. It was a long and hard fought battle, but in the end, the superior talents of Bergman Pazs were too much for the fans and competition judges to turn down. Not only will Pazs reign supreme as El Headliner for a month, but he’ll also score features on Lo Que Te PicaFree Latin MusicBlogamole and Music My Güey from Tr3s. A native of South America, Pazs relocated to Miami six years ago to kick off his solo career. Since then, he’s performed on the 2006 Latina Magazine Tour and toured with Bolivia pop-rock act Azul Azul.

Hit up Bergman Pazs on OurStage and don’t forget to stop back and check out his features on Tr3s and later in the month. If you want a shot at the El Headliner crown in August, enter the Tr3s Latin Music Channel now!

Five Finalists Gear Up To Battle For The Sarasota Blues Fest Grand Prize

The Sarasota Blues Fest has been serving Floridians the choicest blues, soul and funk acts for over twenty years. This year they intend to continue the tradition, complete with one lucky Grand Prize winner from the “Sarasota Blues Fest” Competition on OurStage.

But first, the fans and judges had to select five of Florida’s finest blues folk to compete for that coveted gig. These final five know how to bring the blues, and will get the chance to prove it on August 13th when they play The Gator Club in Sarasota, Florida. Each act will show the crowd their stuff, and one will walk away with the Grand Prize. Check out each finalist and their tracks below, and stay tuned to find out who wins.

Here After

Four Star Riot

Selwyn Birchwood Band

Local Traffic

Level 10 Band


Priceless Piece Of Rock Memorabilia For The Taking – All You Need To Do Is Judge

Back in the good ol’ days, fans used to have to hang out backstage or stand in endless lines to catch so much as a glimpse of their fav rock icons, let along snag their autograph. We’re here to let you know that times have changed, friends. Judge in Guitar Center’s On Stage: Jane’s Addiction Competition by August 15th and you could win an Epiphone Dave Navarro Signature Acoustic / Electric Guitar signed by the members of Jane’s Addiction!

Who knew that snagging a piece of rock ˜n’ roll history could be so easy? You could also score a $100 Guitar Center gift card”awarded to one fan winner weekly. So what are you waiting for? Judge now.