There's a new stealth mode startup called GrooveZoo that's going to launch a site for musicians, songwriters and producers to share and cross-pollinate their ideas and projects. While there's not much info available until they launch, they are kicking off a pretty cool contest that will give a band the opportunity to open up for a major headline act on New Year's eve in Vegas. Hey, just going to Vegas for New Year's is cool enough, but to play live, that's even better. The grand prize winner gets full travel and accommodation expenses plus $1500 spending money. There are also additional music gear prizes for second and third place runners up.
All you have to do is submit your song or video to the site and invite people to vote for it. Full details are available on their web site and their face book page. This sounds like an excellent way for an up-and-coming band to make it's mark and have a great time doing it.
I'll post more information about GrooveZoo as they launch the site.