February 25, 2013
The Road to Bonnaroo Passes Through 8 off 8th: Nashville
Now in its fifth year, the Road to Bonnaroo contest, sponsored by BMI, the Nashville Scene, Mercy Lounge and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, will take place over three designated nights of BMI’s free 8 off 8th showcase at Mercy Lounge (1 Cannery Row off 8th Avenue South): February 25, March 25 and April 15. There will be performances by eight bands vying for three slots at Bonnaroo 2013, slated for June 13-16, in Manchester, Tennessee.
BMI’s 8 off 8th showcase is a free weekly showcase held 9:00 pm every Monday at Nashville music venue Mercy Lounge.
Performances: Monday, February 25th
SOL CAT (solcatmusic.com)
FIVE KNIVES (www.fiveknivesmusic.com)
ALANNA ROYALE (www.facebook.com/AlannaRoyale)
MAGNOLIA SONS (www.magnoliasons.com)
DYLAN MCDONALD & THE AVIANS (www.dylanmcdonald.org)
GRASS ROOT KIDS (www.grassrootkids.com)
THE YOUNG INTERNATIONAL (www.theyoungintl.com)