The innovative fan-funding platform known as Bandtwango has aligned with JVC Broadcasting’s Long Island Country Outlet, My Country 96.1 WJVC.FM, to provide talent for their “Girls with Voices” concert– a unique take on there annual “Girls With Guitars” show.
“Girls with Voices” will take place at West Hampton Beach Performing Arts Center on November 16 and will feature headliners Danielle Bradbery and Raelynn, plus duo Hadley Park, trio Maybe April and two-time American Idol contestant Emily Brooke. The latter three acts are all part of Bandtwango’s list of artists, and they are offering VIP packages to the show at Bandtwango.com. This is part of an ongoing collaboration between the two companies than began this summer, with an expanded partnership to continue into 2018.
“What sets Bantwango apart from other fan-funding sites is our commitment to assist our clients grow their career,” says John Alexander, Bandtwango Co-Founder. “That is why this partnership with JVC Broadcasting is so important to our brand. The strategic alignment between our two companies helps broaden the opportunity for our clients to reach their goals, part of which is giving these artists visibility at Country Radio, and performing opportunities with more established national acts”.
“Working with Bandtwango is not only a pleasure, it’s a no brainer,” says Phathead, Director of Country Programming/WJVC. “They act as an amazing pipeline to immense talent that we get to bring to our amazing Long Island country fans, and they do it in such a way that is not only extremely professional, but the most helpful I’ve ever seen for up and coming artists. I know when they bring WJVC artists to perform they are going to be top notch and ready for the stage!”
Other collaborations in 2017 that involved Bandtwango providing opening acts for My Country 96.1’s concerts included shows headlined by country stars Old Dominion, Rascal Flatts, as well Kip Moore for the station’s annual “Fest.” Those supporting acts were Broken Hallelujah, Emily Brooke, and Todd O’Neill, with the next show on October 21 to include Bandtwango’s Jeneve Rose Mitchell opening for Scotty McCreery.