Buttons, Bowling and More!

The festival starts tomorrow!  For now, here’s another quick update…

Lost City Music Festival Bowling Tournament
Do you like bowling?  Do you like cake?  Then come to the Lost City Music Festival Bowling tournament!  The tournament is Sunday, July 8th, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Dream Lanes (13 Atlas Court, Madison, WI).  Entry is only $5 per person!  And it’s completely FREE for performing bands, volunteers and people with festival wristbands.

Signup is at 2:30 PM this Sunday, and there are some great prizes.  The winning team gets their hands on the coveted Lost City Bowling Tournament Champion Trophy, and the highest scoring bowler will receive a free Murfie Gold membership with $50 credit to buy whatever music they want!  Special thanks to our sponsor, Murfie.com, for these awesome prizes!

Email Corey and attend our facebook event, or just show up on Sunday!

Check out the buttons (pictured above) that will be given away at the festival!  Each show will have a unique button free (while supplies last).  So get to your shows early, and hit as many as you can!

Seminars, Etc.
This year, we are proud to announce several FREE educational opportunities and other events.  Below, you will find our seminar schedule.  These events are all at the Project Lodge.  Visit the facebook event for more information.

Thursday, July 5th, 3:30 PM: Martin Atkins – Music Business
Friday, July 6th, 2:30 PM: Blake Murphy – Freestyle Rap Class
Friday, July 6th, 3:30 PM: Brain Grimm – Guqin Instrument
Friday, July 6th, 4:30 PM: Weather Duo – Contemporary Improvisation
Saturday, July 7th, 2:00 PM: “Geister” Film Screening

See you tomorrow!
John Praw & the Lost City Planning Crew

About The Venues (And Our Sponsor!)

Hello again!

In the last week since officially announcing the festival, things have been sort of crazy.  First of all, the response to the festival has been exciting.  We’ve gotten lots of great ideas and feedback on where we are and where we should go.  Thanks to those of you who have started following and sharing our updates on facebook!  We also have a twitter account (for updating you on artist start times), an an official mailing list.

Today, we’re incredibly excited to announce that the Lost City Music Festival 2012 now has an official sponsor!  Murfie, a unique new music market built in the heart of Madison, has generously offered to help cover our costs and partner with us in this endeavor.  More importantly, Murfie is dedicated to helping us give back to the community.   Though we were avoiding a sponsor initially, Murfie is really interested in working toward making this festival a success – we really appreciate their earnest enthusiasm.  Expect more information on this partnership, but for now, expect to see plenty of Murfie folks volunteering at the festival.  Check them out on facebook, and their website.

Now, without further ado, check out the venues at this year’s Lost City Music Festival!

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