Thursday, December 01, 2005

2006 Six Points Music Festival Details

[Washington, DC] (December 1, 2005) – The third annual Six Points Music Festival, will take place Thursday, April 6 through Saturday, April 8, 2006 throughout the Washington, D.C. area, showcasing performers at DC9, IOTA Club and Café, Jammin’ Java, Rock N Roll Hotel, Staccato Lounge, The State Theatre, Strathmore, Velvet Lounge, Whitlow’s On Wilson and other to-be-announced venues. This year’s festival will again be co-sponsored by its founding organization and the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA). The festival is now accepting submissions from artists through January 15, 2006 and the line-ups for this year’s festival will be determined by the festival Performer Selection Committee and announced in early March.

Artists can submit materials to be considered for inclusion in the festival through the submission form available here. A CDR containing four original songs is required along with the submission form or artists can opt to include their web address on the form in place of a CDR. Full length CDs will not be accepted. A $10 submission fee is also required along with all submissions. The money collected through these submissions fees will be used to purchase advertising and promotional materials for the festival. All submissions must be postmarked by January 15, 2006. Out of town bands are welcome to submit materials although the selection committee will focus on Washington D.C. Metro area performers to fill approximately 75% of the festival’s line up. Last year’s festival showcased over 40 acts.

Founded in 2001, is a website, consisting of a D.C. music news blog and a 1,200+ member Yahoo Group, dedicated to increasing awareness of and participation in the vibrant music scene in and around the Nation’s Capitol.

is a non-profit tax exempt organization of music industry professionals committed to raising the profile of the region's diverse music community. WAMA's main goal is to promote Washington area music in general and to achieve national recognition of the region as an important center for live and recorded music.