The 2017 Rising Melody at Downbeat Lounge
Artist of the Summer Contest
The Rising Melody Original Music Showcase at Downbeat Lounge will be giving away $500 to the performing artist who receives the most votes of support throughout the months of July and August (July 11 thru August 29)! The winner will be announced on August 29 at the end of the night.
Who is eligible to enter and win?
This artist showcase/contest is open to all local singer/songwriters, emcees, instrumentalists and accompaniment (18+) whom write and perform their original music.
Who can vote and when can you vote?
All artists, supporters, original music enthusiasts and Downbeat Lounge family and patrons (21+) who attend The Rising Melody at Downbeat Lounge event will receive one voting ballot per week upon the purchase of any food/drink item. Voting ballots will have a list of the names of all artists who are entered and in the running. Ballots are anonymous and will be placed into an anonymous box. All votes must be cast on the night the ballot was acquired. Votes will be tallied weekly and top scores will be posted. Voters may attend the event every week to vote for the same artist, or to vote for a number of different artists throughout the duration of the contest.
The Rising Melody is a free event EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT, 8-11pm at Downbeat Lounge (42 N.Hotel St). $2 Tecate, Taco Tuesday Food and Drink specials and full Downbeat Diner menu with veggie and vegan alternatives are available all night long.
How do I register as an Artist?
1) Your booking/performance name
2) A contact email address
3) Your 1st and 2nd choice performance time slot (date and time)
4) A brief Artist Bio with relative links
The performance schedule posted is updated regularly. Performance slots are reserved on a first contact, first schedule basis.
Artists will be contacted to confirm their scheduled performance time.
Scroll to the bottom of this page for more information.
TUESDAY, JULY 4:
Closed for Independence Day
TUESDAY, JULY 11
9:00-9:30pm Haole Kid & Local Boy
9:45-10:15pm _Thunder Artis_____
10:30-11:00pm _Dhevhan Keith___
TUESDAY, JULY 18
8:15-8:45pm _Johann Beach______
9:00-9:30pm __Andy 7 Pairs______
9:45-10:15pm _Jasmine Yoshikawa
10:30-11:00pm _Jonny Random___
TUESDAY, JULY 25
8:15-8:45pm Griff Jurgens/Jacob Wong
9:00-9:30pm _Matty Chamberlain__
9:45-10:15pm _King Havein_______
10:30-11:00pm _Stephen Augustin_
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1
8:15-8:45pm __Mike Izon_________
9:45-10:15pm __Ginja Fresh______
10:30-11:00pm _Joel Spiral_______
TUESDAY, AUGUST 8
8:15-8:45pm _Hanale Bishop_____
9:00-9:30pm _Marty Lewis_______
9:45-10:15pm Matthew Summertime
10:30-11:00pm __Shayla Kaai_____
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15
8:15-8:45pm _Mr. Mac___________
9:00-9:30pm _Jay Clark__________
9:45-10:15pm _Jonny Eureka_____
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22
8:15-8:45pm _Adrian Kerwin______
TUESDAY, AUGUST 29
8:15-8:45pm _Jonathan Pettit_____
9:00-9:45pm _Andy 7Pairs, Thunder Artis, Jasmine Yoshikawa_
9:45-10:15pm _Kitaen Marie_______
10:30-11:00pm _Mark Bellemares__
Details for the Artists:
- All performance slots are pre-arranged. You must register and receive confirmation of your performance date and time to be entered in the running.
- There will always be a house acoustic guitar available for use (Biku’s Martin JC-16GTE Jumbo).
- All mics, amps and DI’s for accompanying instruments will be provided (as long as you let us know ahead of time via contact on this page).
- Artists must be on time and ready to play at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled performance time. If an artist misses their performance time slot, they will be disqualified from the contest.
- All performances will be video/audio recorded, and an edited highlight clip of each artist's performance will be posted to help promote the artist throughout the contest (*unless the artist declines this option, via contact on this page).
- Shout outs and promotional mic opportunities will be given to all artists entered and in attendance at The Rising Melody events.
- Artists may be able to perform more than once throughout the duration of the contest if there is an available time slot on the night of The Rising Melody event. Fill in performance opportunities will be based on a first contact (day of, via this page) /first selected basis.
- For all other inquiries, please contact us via this page. Thank you.