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Hey, local bands: Wanna play the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon?

March 24, 2009 - 1:14 pm

Attention San Diego musicians: Just got this announcement from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon peeps:

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Issues Call for San Diego’s Best Bands

Bands encouraged to sign up before March 31st deadline to perform along marathon course

San Diego, Calif. (March 24, 2009) – As the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon approaches, event organizers are placing a public call for local bands to perform at the 12th annual event on May 31, 2009.

Bands selected will play live to an audience of more than 20,000 runners and walkers on entertainment stages positioned along each mile of the 26.2 -mile course. Musicians exhibiting outstanding showmanship will have an opportunity to be featured on local and national television.

“We’re looking for bands that can provide energy to our runners, and love to see musicians from a variety of genres,” said Kari Logan, Event Manager. “With a fantastic course, ideal weather and enthusiastic spectators, the San Diego race is as much of a block party as it is a road race.”

Bands interested in playing along the course are encouraged to apply now.  All submissions must be received by March 31, 2009. Sound, stage and promotion will be provided. Promotional packages will not be accepted electronically. Please send a CD, bio information and a photo to:

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon
Attn: Entertainment Team
9401 Waples Street, Suite 150
San Diego, CA 92121

Over 45 bands will be selected to perform and all types of musicians are encouraged to apply. Event organizers are looking for invigorating, high-energy music to entertain and encourage race participants. Everything from salsa to reggae, R&B to alternative, classic rock to country is welcome. For race information or to download a course band application, visit

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