Airwalk® is running the highly popular viral music contest Airwalk Unsigned Hero - Road to Austin via Airwalk.com, Airwalk.com/ush, MySpace and Facebook. The Airwalk Unsigned Hero contest will give one unsigned band the once-in-a-lifetime chance to play SPIN & MusicGorilla.com showcases during the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas in March 2010. Airwalks Unsigned Hero has attracted global attention with hundreds of bands submitting their demos for consideration in past years.
Bands may submit tracks and videos via www.airwalk.com/ush for consideration.
Along with an all-expense paid trip to play during the South by Southwest music festival, the winning band will also be awarded $5,000 in spending cash as well as an Airwalk gear package. First place isnt the only chance to score some cash however, as second and third placed bands will also receive cash prizes and Airwalk packages. Fans can win big, too. Throughout each phase of the contest, consumers will have the chance to win an Airwalk engraved iPod Nano just for nominating or voting for their favorite band.