On April 23rd, 2015 we had the opportunity to play Anthem’s International Music Festival to represent Minneapolis at the Acadia Pub. This was a unique opportunity to not only play for a couple of charities, (Children of South Africa – chosa.org and Musary, a music lending library located in Boston – themusary.org) but to also play our first live show as a 6 peice band. Overall, we had a fantastic time and we got to share the stage with 5 other fantastic performers as well as represent our city. For those who are newer to the realm of this project it started off as a solo-acoustic act over 10 years ago, so this was a huge deal for the band and I.
One of the other cool things about this festival, is the organiser’s put together a way to get the regional acts noticed. Other major cities are hosting this festival and many other acts are also playing this festival. If you are chosen as a city representative you get to move onto a “regional face-off” (more details here) where you are put up against approximately 70 market champs. Well, just a few days ago we received an email…
“Our judge selected Perry Project as our City Representative, so congratulations!! This means Perry Project will be moving on to the Regional Round which will take place online in October…Thank you and again congratulations!!“
We are happy to say we got chosen to represent Minneapolis! Final voting begins in October and The IMF champion will receive an all-expense paid international tour. We are very optimistic about this and honored (check out our IMF artists page). We will need your help come October to make what appears to be a dream, a reality. A big thank you goes to Paige Fults of The Anthem Group who helped everyone so diligently to set this event up.
– Tracy Perry Jr –
– Perry Project –