Big Money Shot final 15 performances – Night 1

September 14th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot final 15 performances - Night 1

Last Wednesday was the first in a series of 3 nights of concerts at the LiVE Lounge Main Stage, as part of LiVE 88.5‘s Big Money Shot contest. Each night, music fans would get to check out 5 bands, and cheer on their favourites. Each band was hoping to make it into the top 6 […]

LiVE 88.5 announces Big Money Shot 2011 Final 6

September 12th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features, News

LiVE 88.5 announces Big Money Shot 2011 Final 6

A year of performances, workshops and fan voting has helped shape your final 6 for the 2011 edition of LiVE 88.5‘s Big Money Shot competition. All of the bands moving on to the top 6 will receive an additional $10,000 in talent development and support and one-on-one performance training. They will also be taking part […]

Big Money Shot 2011 – This is your last chance to vote!

September 2nd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

This weekend is your last chance to vote, if you want to lend a helping hand to your favourite local artists. It’s all part of the LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot. Check out all the details, and be sure to vote!

LiVE 88.5 announces Big Money Shot 2011 Stage 3 concerts

August 30th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features, News

LiVE 88.5 announces Big Money Shot 2011 Stage 3 concerts

At long last, we finally get to see the final 15 perform in this year’s edition of LiVE 88.5‘s Big Money Shot contest. The top 6 bands will win an additional $10,000 and move on to stage 4. The top 6 will be announced on Monday, September 12th. Here’s the rundown. All concerts will take […]

Vote for your favourite songs in LiVE 88.5’s Big Money Shot

August 15th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features, News

Vote for your favourite songs in LiVE 88.5's Big Money Shot

Be sure to head on over to LiVE 88.5’s Facebook page and “Like” your favourite songs. You have until Sunday, September 4th to cast your vote. Voting will be one of the determining factors in deciding the final 6 bands in this year’s competition. Help out your favourite artists move on in the competition! Below […]

Live 88.5 Big Money Shot 2011 – Final 15

July 25th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

We have now passed the midway point of the 2011 edition of Live 88.5‘s Big Money Shot competition, and are down to the final 15 bands. While some great artists and bands have been dropped from the competition, some great local talent still remains. Here is a list of the remaining 15: Alexy & The […]

Big Money Shot 2011 – Top 30 bands selected

June 20th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

The top 30 bands for this year’s Big Money Shot competition have been announced. Each band in the top 30 has won $5000 in talent development support and continues on in this year’s competition. Congratulations to all! The top 5 bands were selected by their peers, based on voting for the submitted performance videos, and […]

Big Money Shot Night 12 @ The LiVE Lounge

May 26th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot Night 12 @ The LiVE Lounge

Last Thursday I headed out to the LiVE Lounge for another night of LiVE 88.5‘s Big Money Shot performance series. The lineup for the evening included Tools of Creation, Normann, Not Even Death and Wise, Young & King. Unfortunately I got there too late to see Tools of Creation. The next band up was Normann. […]

Big Money Shot Night 9 @ The LiVE Lounge

May 11th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot Night 9 @ The LiVE Lounge

If you like your music loud and heavy, then the LiVE Lounge was the place to be last Thursday for the Big Money Shot. Hitting the stage were Fall of Knowledge, Descendant, FutureSnake, Down In Ashes and The Bigmuffs. I’m sure this will be the heaviest night of the concert series. Heading out to the […]

Big Money Shot Night 8 @ The LiVE Lounge

May 9th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot Night 8 @ The LiVE Lounge

Night 8 of the Big Money Shot saw the bands Nothing, The Strain, The Sound Technicians and HotShotCasino take the stage. Going in, I was only familiar with the music of The Strain. Overall in the competition, I think Nothing are a band to keep your eye on. Their set was a pleasure to listen […]