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Bon Jovi Looking for Aspiring Bands as Opening Act

May 18, 2010 (4:26 am) GMT
The established rock band are looking for unsigned bands interested to get their big break as their London tour opener.
Bon Jovi Looking for Aspiring Bands as Opening Act

are offering aspiring musicians a once-in-a-lifetime shot at fame - they're giving up-and-coming bands the chance to open for the rock icons when they take to the stage in London this summer. The "Livin' on a Prayer" hitmakers will perform a 12-date residency at the O2 Arena next month and they want new talent to warm up for them on their five opening dates.

Applicants have been invited to upload content about their band online at OpenForBonJovi.com. The information will then be judged by a panel of industry experts, including Bon Jovi's management company, to determine the five finalists.

A post on the website reads: "If you are in a band, looking for a break - then this is as good as it gets... We are looking for 5 fresh and promising new bands to fill the opening nights at The O2 arena... Start uploading videos and content which proves that you're good enough to open for Bon Jovi." Entrants have until May 31 to take part in the competition.

Bon Jovi kick off their O2 residency on June 7 and will be supported by and on their remaining London dates.

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