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The New York Post recently announced the details of The Music of Neil Young YouTube Contest, offering fans a chance to win VIP tickets to “The Music of Neil Young at Carnegie Hall” tribute concert on February 10, and entry to the artist after-party at City Winery.

Entrants must create an original Neil Young Tribute video, featuring themselves performing or interpreting a song by the legendary songwriter, and upload the results to the City Winery’s YouTube page here, with a personal introduction.

The winners will be chosen based on the originality and creativity of the video. For more details and official rules, visit the contest entry page here:

The lineup for Michael Dorf’s 7th benefit concert at Carnegie Hall includes Patti Smith, The Roots, Aimee Mann, Cowboy Junkies, Bettye LaVette, Shawn Colvin, Keller Williams, Joan Osborne, Mason Jennings, J Mascis, Pete Yorn, Joe Purdy, DeVotchKa, Bebel Gilberto, Antibalas, Ben Ottewell (Of Gomez) plus more to be confirmed in the coming days.

100% of the net proceeds from the concert will be given to six music education non-profits: The American Symphony Orchestra Music Notes, Church Street School of Music, Young Audiences, Music Unites All-Youth Choir, The Pinwheel Project, and FIKS (Fixing Instruments for Kids in Schools).


Seattle rock band Foo Fighters has launched a new contest to find a director for their next music video.

According to the official contest website:

“This is a call to all aspiring filmmakers.

Foo Fighters want YOU to direct their next music video.

Foo Fighters have worked with some of the top directors in the business including Michel Gondry, Mark Pellington, Jesse Peretz, Sam Brown & The Malloys. But now it’s your turn. The band is giving 11 aspiring directors the opportunity to create a music video for a song from their new album which drops this spring. The videos will premiere on Fuse.”


Polaroid has teamed up with Sting on his new CD/DVD, Live in Berlin, featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. They have launched a contest to give Sting fans first access to exclusive video footage from his Symphonicity tour and a chance to win Polaroid 300 Instant Cameras.

On December 8, Polaroid will be airing an exclusive interview with Sting on his Facebook Page where fans can enter to win one of 30 Polaroid 300 Instant Cameras.

Meet Jason in Tampa, Florida

Fans of Jason Derulo can win a ‘meet & greet’ with the pop singer during his 10/28 visit to Tampa, Florida. Simply click on the Facebook link below and follow the directions. The winning fan will get to meet Jason after his show at the Ritz Ybor, in Tampa.

Link to Facebook contest page