Opening for Goo Goo Dolls this Fri!

As a result of winning the Subway Fresh Artist competition Stars Go Dim will be going to San Francisco, CA this Friday, December 10th to open up for The Goo Goo Dolls and Kris Allen at the Star 101.3 Jingle Ball. This is all happening so quickly and we are extremely excited about the support we are getting from Clear Channel, Subway, and Ourstage. Special thanks to all our fans who helped make this possible. Pick up your tickets HERE!

We are now in the running to record and perform with Keith Urban. We only need to make the Top 100 by December 15th. We are currently in the #182 out of over 6000 artists. Please help us rock this as well. Thank you all so much! Vote HERE!

SGD in NY Times!

On November 29, 2010 The New York Times wrote about Stars Go Dim winning The Goo Goo Doll contest. They wrote:

“Stars Go Dim, a band from Tulsa, Okla., won the grand prize in a contest called the Subway Fresh Artists Competition, sponsored by the Subway restaurant chain, the Clear Channel Radio unit of Clear Channel Communications and OurStage.com. There were a million votes in the contest from consumers. The band’s winning song, “Get Over It,” will be featured on the OurStage.com blog and on a section of iheartradio.com devoted to new artists. Other prizes include a chance for Stars Go Dim to be the opening act at a future concert by the Goo Goo Dolls. The contest was the subject of a presentation during a dinner last month at the Association of National Advertisers conference in Orlando, Fla.”

Live Web Concert & Chat

Join us for our first ever Live Web Concert and Chat Wed, Dec 15th at 7pm CT (for our fans in the Philippines that is Dec 16 9am). If you haven’t seen SGD live this is your chance. Reasons why you don’t want to miss this special event:

1. Finally see us live
2. Send us your requests
3. Watch the debut of our new “Like I Mean It” music video
4. Get our Christmas song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” download free
5. Giveaways!  We will pick several names of people who join the FB event page. You must be present at the video concert/chat to win.

New single released!

We recently released a brand new song called “Like I Mean It” available on iTunes, or slightly cheaper and with an exclusive digital booklet on www.starsgodim.com. Leave us a comment on our Facebook page and let us know what you think of it. **If you are with radio or media and want serviced please email us at sgd@starsgodim.com. Live your life and love like you mean it!

Upcoming Shows

Clear Channel/Subway Event
Dec 8, 2010 | Tulsa, OK

Star 101.3 Jingle Ball w/Goo Goo Dolls & Kris Allen
Dec 10, 2010 | San Francisco, CA

Live Web Concert & Video Chat
Dec 15, 2010 | World-wide!

The Vibe w/KSYN
Dec 16, 2010 | Joplin, MO

KHITS Jingle Ball w/Posner, Bedingfield, Hanson
Dec 18, 2010 | Tulsa, OK

Red Letter Rock Festival w/POD & The Almost
Dec 31, 2010 | Snyder, TX

Emporia Granada Theatre w/KISS 103.1
Feb 3, 2011 | Emporia, KS

Pittsburg State University

Feb 23, 2011 | Pittsburg, KS

For more information and dates visit http://www.starsgodim.com. Want to book SGD or have them in your area please contact Michael@jmamusic.com.

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