OurStage.com has paired up with the 2012 Vans Warped Tour to sponsor an exclusive stage for 22 nights of the festival.  Alongside Warped-selected rising stars, the OurStage.com stage is offering 23 different artists performance opportunities. One lucky band will be selected for a 22-city tour (food & bus included) and 22 others will be chosen for single-stop gigs. Alongside their performance spots, selected bands will also receive promotional support both online and from all available local media during the tour. The 22-city tour is only accepting submissions until April 10th, while regional submissions will be open until April 22nd. All genres are welcome.

Facebook National Entry page: http://on.fb.me/w0JlaE

OurStage Warped Tour Page: http://bit.ly/GDlety

11 incredibly talented bands with OurStage presence made it to the Vans Warped Tour already – you can discover them via this Twitter list: http://bit.ly/w71E7r

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