The application submitted by Newine is as follows:
BAND LEADERS: Apply on behalf of your band. Approval of your application DOES NOT guarantee a slot at Weatherstock. See Band Selection info below.
BAND MEMBERS: Apply here if you want to keep up on Weatherstock developments on this forum.
LMB EVENT STAFF AND OFFICERS: Identify what team you'd like to help with and to gain access the forums.
What is your role in Weatherstock?:
Band Leaders and Band Members: What band are you a member of?:
Band Leaders: Have you performed in public as a band before? Does your band perform regularly? Have you performed at Weatherstock before? Please supply details here.:
Our band has given 10 or a bit more performances on the server Fornost (which stopped working recently). We have never performed at Weatherstock before.
Weatherstock Band Application Section (only Band Leaders should fill this out):
Band Registration: Band Registration opens on Monday May 18th and closes on Sunday May 31st.
FYI: Each band will be paired with a "Roadie" from our Event Staff to ensure that all bands are ready for Weatherstock. Be sure to direct questions to your Roadie, and to answer questions promptly
Note: Weatherstock is a competition. Winners will be determined at the summit following the show. One prize will be awarded via an internet vote of all attendees, a second prize will be awarded via an internal vote of LMB members.
There will be no voting-with-feet and no voting-with-hope-tokens this year.
New this year: Band selection for the competition will occur *AFTER* all the Weatherstock Concert Series shows are completed. Only competing bands will play in the WCS, non-competing bands will have a separate show.
Weatherstock Concert Series: The Weatherstock Concert Series is a set of concerts put on during the weeks leading up to Weatherstock. These are 1-hour concerts and these slots will be given only to bands that apply for the competition.
New this year: Playing in the Weatherstock Concert Series *IS* required for the competition. This is an opportunity for bands to showcase their talents for the judges to select them.
Competition Band Selection: There are 10 slots for Weatherstock, to be chosen by weighted lottery. Each band gets 1 ticket for applying. Each LMB Officer may give 1 ticket to a band of their choice. The 10 bands are selected randomly from this pool.
ALL BANDS: You can apply either to compete at the summit on Sat. July 25th, or to participate in the non-competitive warm-up show on Fri. July 24th:
Compete: Sat July 25th
Competition Bands: Are you available to perform a 15-minute set anytime during Weatherstock on Saturday July 25th (tentatively 1:00pm-5:00pm /servertime EDT)? Slots will be assigned randomly, if you are selected.:
Competition Bands: Can you schedule a Weatherstock Concert Series performance on Landroval sometime between Friday June 12th and Sunday July 19th?:
Competition Bands: Please select possible times for your 1-hour Weatherstock Concert Series show (check ALL that apply).:
Fri Jul 3: 3-6pm
Competition Bands: Please indiciate which of the above times would work BEST for you for your 1-hour Weatherstock Concert Series show.:
Fri Jul: 3-6pm
Competition Bands: Do you have a preferred location for your Weatherstock Concert Series show? (low-level areas draw the biggest crowds).:
Any low-level area
ALL BANDS: Fill out the following section!
Multi-boxing: While not prohibited, please be aware that lag can be severe at the summit during the competition, so use multi-boxing at your own risk! The show must go on.
Bands: how many musician characters are in your band? Note: we require a minimum of four members to be considered for the competition at the summit.:
Band Contact information:
Main Character on Landroval:
Main Character on home server:
Introduce yourself or your band here.:
Our band was formed in 2011 on the server of Fornost.
We play in many genres, including the heavy metal, Irish and Scottish folk, Eng-American rock of the 70th years, classical music. Some people from our band have musical education, we pay much attention to quality of our transcriptions.