And the 2011 Harvard ROCKS performers are...

After much deliberation we are pleased to announce the judges' picks for Harvard ROCKS 2011!!

Started in 2009, Harvard ROCKS brings out the best of the best in Harvard's undiscovered musical talent. This year's acts were chosen by a group of top tier industry judges (judges listed below). The performing artists for Harvard ROCKS 2011 will be:

  • Katie Fitzgerald
  • Shawn Snyder
  • Rachel Brown
  • Comandante Zero
  • Kingsley Flood

Runner-ups for this year's showcase are:

  • Doll Avant
  • Andrew Bordeaux
  • Noam Weinstein
  • Mac Soto

And now, GET YOUR TICKETS for the musical showcase with both brains and brawn! Catch the performing artists LIVE on January 26th and help select the 2011 Harvard ROCKS winner! (The winner is chosen by the audience.)

The winner receives the ultimate music industry prize package:

  • A world-wide digital distribution deal from Fulsircle Entertainment
  • A vocal recording session with hit songwriters Anne Preven and David "DQ" Quiones of The Writing Camp, recording the song chosen as the winner's most promising hit
  • Soundtrack consideration at Fox Music
  • A performance slot at the Red Light Lounge, one of LA's most popular monthly talent showcases
  • A brand new track from veteran producers C-Aye Purcell and Skye Lewin

Pick your favorite artist and then come support! You can buy advance tickets in support of your favorite artist or vote at the show.

Harvard ROCKS 2011 judges:

  • Robert Kraft, President, Fox Music
  • Anne Preven, Academy Award nominated songwriter ("Listen" from Dreamgirls, "Torn")
  • Ken Kragen, Music Mogul and manager (Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton Jon), Producer of "We Are The World" and "Hands Across America"
  • DA Wallach of the band CHESTER FRENCH
  • C-Aye Purcell, veteran music producer and songwriter (Jodeci, Nate Dogg, Kirk Franklin)
  • Jeriel Johnson, President, Fulsircle Entertainment
  • James "Cashmere" Robinson, Artist and Event Producer of the Red Light Lounge
  • Aydin Abdollahi, Business Affairs, Warner Bros.
  • Ian Steaman, former Director of A&R, Tommy Boy Records
  • Skye Lewin, producer, engineer, and music editor for CSI: MIAMI
  • David "DQ" Quinones, hit songwriter, producer, and engineer, founding member of THE WRITING CAMP (Beyonce, Pussycat Dolls)
  • Bob Power, hit producer and sound engineer (Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, India. Arie)
  • Russell Graham, veteran keyboardist, guitarist, and vocalist (Mary J. Blige, Roberta Flack, Alicia Keys)
  • Brenda Walker, former A&R rep and Harvardwood Seattle Chapter Head
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