Rock Boat Competition Final Chance To Judge And Win Cruise Tickets!

Bathing suit? Check. Suntan lotion? Check. Sunglasses and an iPod filled with your favorite artists? Check, check. If you’re wondering what we’re preparing you for, it’s the “Rock Boat Lucky 13 Competition” grand prize for fans!

This February, The Rock Boat will set sail for Great Stirrup Cay, packed with some major talent from the likes of Sister HazelNEEDTOBREATHERoger Clyne and the Peacemakers and OurStage’s own, Bronze Radio Return. And that’s just the start.

By simply judging your favorite artist in the Rock Boat Lucky 13 Competition by Dec. 14, you’ll be entered to win a five-day cruise for you and a friend aboard the Rock Boat, headed from beautiful Miami to sunny Great Stirrup Cay.

So what are you waiting for? Get judging, and don’t forget those summer items. You just may need them.


Judge For The "Rock Boat Lucky 13" Competition!

This month OurStage is hosting a competition that will send some lucky, talented winners off to sea. Artists will compete for a chance to perform on the 13th annual Rock Boat, a cruise packed with all sorts of crazy antics as it heads off to Great Stirrup Cay in February 2013, with performances by Sister Hazel, NEEDTOBREATHE, Rusted Root, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, Will Hoge, Tony Lucca, OurStage artist Bronze Radio Return, and many more. Help us decide who will be the Grand Prize Winner of two 60-minute performances on the boat, along with a travel stipend, accommodations, meals, and more! Click here to start judging now.

Want To Rock The High Seas? The “Rock Boat Lucky 13” Competition Is Looking For You!

Picture it: Waves crashing against the great Norwegian Pearl cruise ship, sent from Miami and bound for its own private island in Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. The wind is blowing in through your hair, there is a cold drink in your hand, and you find yourself tapping along to that incredible music that’s been coming from the stage for the past hour.  Now reverse that. What if you were the one on stage, cranking out tunes for the last hour, watching thousands dance along to your music?

Well aspiring rock stars, you’re in luck. OurStage and The Rock Boat have teamed up to give one lucky OS artist the chance to play alongside acts like Sister Hazel, NEEDTOBREATHE, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, OurStage artists Bronze Radio Return, and many more in February 2013.

The Grand Prize winner of the Rock Boat Lucky 13 Competition will play two separate hour-long sets alongside these renowned performers. But we’re not going to leave it at just that. In addition to having your accommodations and meals fully paid for, you’ll also be allotted a travel stipend. Living the rock star life for five days? You bet.

Enter the Rock Boat Lucky 13 Competition right now and you just may find yourself living the dream this February.

"Rock Boat Lucky 13" Competition Gives Artists The Chance To Sail The Sonic Seas

Can you navigate by the North Star, me hearties? Can you tell which way the currents will take you from just a gust of wind? Does the sight of the sea fill you with an inexplicable desire to yell “Yarr?” Well, you’re in luck, sailor, because OurStage and The Rock Boat have teamed up to give one OS artist the seafaring chance of a lifetime.

The Grand Prize winner of the “Rock Boat Lucky 13” Competition will have the opportunity to rock the stage on the thirteenth outing of the Rock Boat cruise bound for Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas in February 2013. The winner will play play two separate hour“long sets alongside Sister Hazel, NEEDTOBREATHE, Rusted Root, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, Will Hoge, Tony Lucca, fellow OurStage artists Bronze Radio Return, and many more. In addition to fully paid accommodations and meals, the Grand Prize will even include a travel stipend, just in case you want to knock back a cold one with a fellow lead guitarist after the show.

Enter the “Rock Boat Lucky 13” Competition now, and you might just find yourself on the high seas come February. Now swab the deck, ye scallywag!

Those Who Rock The Keys Need Your Judging Expertise

Admit it. You’re a sucker for a good piano melody. No matter what genre of music we’re listening to, the sound of a piano is always nice to hear. Well, guess what? It’s National Piano Month, so we recently asked all of you OurStage artists to submit your awesome songs (featuring the piano, of course) to our “Kick Up The Keys” Competition, and now it’s time for all you piano lovers to judge!

Head over to the “Kick Up the Keys” Channel to discover some new favorites and judge the music you love! There’s something for everyone, from R&B to indie pop to traditional country. You can start right now, but remember that judging ends on September 30th. So to all of you who love the keys, show us what you like”your picks could end up on our “Kick Up The Keys” Playlist which will be available to download for free!

If You're Mean On The Keys, This One's For You

September is National Piano Month, and frankly, we’re all in the mood for a melody. If you’ve got a track that shows off your prowess of the eighty-eight keys, then enter the Kick Up The Keys Competition by September 22nd.

Talent that catches the ear of the OurStage Editor at Large could be featured in our Kick Up The Keys Playlist, which will be promoted and offered for free download to the entire OurStage community. So what are you waiting for? Step up and sing us a song.

Eligible submissions are limited to those featuring piano as the primary instrument throughout the composition.

Accepted genres: r&b, soul, pop, indie pop, modern rock, soft rock, singer songwriter (male), singer songwriter (female), indie rock, rock, alternative, southern rock,  traditional country, country, alternative country and acoustic