August 14, 2014
LAWT News Service
Koffeehouse Music and Vitello’s restaurant are teaming up to present a weekly music series and competition starting Wednesday, September 3, officials recently announced The competition is now accepting online submissions from all singer/songwriters at www.koffeehouse.com, they said.
“Koffeehouse Music is known for showcasing Los Angeles’ most talented singer/songwriters and new bands, and over the years, has worked with nearly 1,000 musicians,” said a spokesperson for the event.
The upcoming music series and competition, titled “A Showcase of Talent: L.A.’s Best Singer/Songwriters Compete,” will feature 25-40 singer/songwriters during the 12 week competition. Cash prizes and in-kind products will be awarded to the winners.
“With so much talent in the greater Los Angeles area, we wanted to create a competition where anyone could hear great music live in a competition format, outside of television,” states Koffeehouse’s founder Jeremy Koff. “Vitello’s has always been one of my favorite restaurants and places to listen to music.”
“We’re very excited to partner with Koffeehouse Music and to bring to the Valley this great community of musicians,” says Brad Roen, VP/General Manager of Vitello’s Restaurant.
The competition is open to the public. Initial submissions will be submitted online to www.koffeehouse.com. A panel of music experts will select the top choices for the live competition from the many hundreds of entries expected. The selected artists will be featured in a 3 month competition, leading to a grand finale on the last night. Additional information and contest rules can be found at www.koffeehouse.com.