1. Here’s your chance to perform on-stage in front of thousands of screaming fans at Iceland’s biggest music festival.  Reyka Vodka in partnership with Grooveshark will be selecting two artists from the U.S. to join the line-up at the 2013 Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. All you need to do is submit up to three of your best songs to enter for a chance at winning airfare, 5-nights hotel accommodations, and a slot dedicated to the you. 

    For more information on Iceland Airwaves:


  2. In need of a getaway? Bruise Cruise Festival might be exactly what you’re looking for! A cruise that combines a weekend-long music festival with a vacation sailing the high seas from Miami, Fla. to Nassau, Bahamas! 

    The festival, which sets sail February 10-13, 2012, will include multiple concerts at sea, a party on the Bahamas island, open-bar cocktail hours, a soul dance-off with cash prizes, comedy shows, lectures, workshops, and much more. Click here to see thelineup of bands performing on the cruise!

    In addition to all that fun, onboard amenities include casinos, resort-style pools, hot tubs, miniature golf, water parks, fine dining, all-you-can-eat buffets, and more. The price of one ticket will cover all entertainment, lodging, meals, limited-edition vinyl, Bruiser gift bags, and even some drinks!

    Grooveshark is giving you a holiday discount coupon for 10% off the best time of your life and your Bruise Cruise cabin! There are less than 500 spots and the coupon expires on 12/17 at midnight so don’t miss out! For a 10% holiday discount head over to www.bruisecruisefestival.com and enter the code: “bruiseshark”.

    Still unsure if you want to jump on board the Bruise Cruise Festival? Last year, in only 72 hours, garage rockers went wild, honeymooners swooned, ten thousand cocktails flowed, one successful marriage proposal occurred during a Ty Segall set, another couple met, fell in love, and are now engaged, 15 people got custom Bruiser stick & poke tattoos, one Black Lips video was made, two documentaries were filmed, and unforgettable memories were had throughout the weekend!

  3. Remember when we asked you to enter your band to win a touring, recording or promotion deal? Now we want you to listen and vote on the bands that you think deserve to win!

    You could win a home entertainment system or even a chance to attend a major music festival just for voting! This is a great way to find new music, help bands reach their goals and participate in finding the next huge band!

    All you have to do to vote is head over to the Patron XO Cafe Facebook page, listen to the bands selected by the Grooveshark judging panel, and vote for your favorites!