Hey Monea! To Perform on the Main Stage at Hard Rock Calling 2012 in London’s Hyde Park!
Orlando, Fla., May 4, 2012 – Hard Rock is proud to announce Cleveland’s Hey Monea! as winner of the Hard Rock Rising global battle of the bands competition. Hey Monea! now officially joins the main stage lineup at Hard Rock Calling 2012 in London’s Hyde Park – one of the world’s most-anticipated concert events. With thousands of fans and top headliners, including Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Soundgarden and Paul Simon, Hard Rock Calling is the chance of a lifetime for Hey Monea! to gain exposure and showcase their talent in front of today’s most iconic artists.Dedicated to live music and its support of emerging artists, Hard Rock International, in a partnership with online music services company ReverbNation, launched Hard Rock Rising, the brand’s largest Battle of the Bands competition ever with more than 12,000 bands entering and 841 bands competing live on Hard Rock stages in 86 locations around the world! Hey Monea! will be flown to London for the ultimate rock star treatment, including a spot on the main stage at Hard Rock Calling 2012.
Hey Monea! from Cleveland, Ohio, took the top spot in Hard Rock Rising: The Global Battle Of The Bands. Fierce competition during every phase of the contest didn't deter Hey Monea!, as they kept their eyes straight ahead and focused on winning. From creatively motivating their fans to vote online to getting airtime on Cleveland morning TV, the band really, really, really wanted to win this thing. And they did!