Final round takes place Oct. 6 at Downtown Container Park
2017 Blue Man Group Las Vegas Drum-Off Winner and Judges with Blue Men
Blue Man Group is holding their third annual Blue Man Group Las Vegas Drum-Off competition to find the most creative, innovative and insanely talented drummers in Las Vegas at Downtown Container Park on Saturday, Oct. 6. Video submissions for the Drum-Off are open now through Sept. 23, at 11:59 p.m. and can be submitted at www.blueman.com/vegasdrumoff.
Drummers 13 years of age and older can submit a one to two-minute long video showcasing their creativity, musicality and technical drumming ability. A panel of talented Blue Man Band members will then judge the video submissions and select a group of musicians to play in the semi-final round.
Once selected, the semi-finalists will play in front of a live panel of judges inside the Blue Man Theater at Luxor Hotel and Casino on Sunday, Sept. 30. From there, five finalists will be selected to perform a two-minute session in front of a live crowd at Downtown Container Park on Saturday, Oct. 6.
Ultimately, a panel of judges, comprised of Blue Man Band Members, will choose one drummer to be named the Blue Man Group Las Vegas Drum-Off Champion and take home a prize package valued at over $5,000 featuring tickets to Blue Man Group Las Vegas with VIP meet-and-greet and the Behind the Blue experience, a drum kit from DW Drums, a Sabian XSR Rock Performance Set, sticks from Vic Firth and more.
Radio personality, Chet Buchanan of 98.5 KLUC, will serve as the emcee for the final round of competition, which will be free and open to the public for viewing at Downtown Container Park. In addition to cheering on each competitor, attendees will be treated to a performance by a surprise guest during the judge’s deliberation period.
Entry form: www.blueman.com/vegasdrumoff
Video Submission Deadline: Sept. 23, at 11:59 p.m.
Semi-final round: Sunday, Sept. 30
Blue Man Group Las Vegas Drum-Off Finals: Saturday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter contest between 9/7/18 at 12:01 a.m. PT and 9/23/18 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states & D.C. 13 years of age or older at time of entry. Limit 1 entry per person. SEMI-FINALISTS MUST TRAVEL ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2018. FINALISTS MUST TRAVEL ON OCTOBER 6, 2018. ALL TRAVEL COST ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SEMI-FINALISTS AND FINALISTS. Visit www.blueman.com/vegasdrumoff for full details on how to enter, eligibility requirements, prize description and limitations. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: Blue Man Vegas, LLC, located at Luxor Hotel and Casino, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89119.
ABOUT BLUE MAN GROUP LAS VEGAS
International entertainment phenomenon Blue Man Group has returned to Luxor Hotel and Casino where they first took Las Vegas by storm. The Blue Man Theater has been custom designed for the ideal Blue Man Group experience with audiences closer to the action than ever before.
Blue Man Productions is a global entertainment company best known for the award-winning Blue Man Group show, performed in over 20 countries and seen by more than 35 million people worldwide since 1991. A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, the show’s euphoric celebration of human connection has universal appeal for a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds. The show is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and state-of-the-art technology. Blue Man Group has permanent theatrical productions in New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Berlin and a World Tour.
This creative collective has become part of the pop culture zeitgeist. Blue Man Group has served as the face of branding campaigns for Intel and TIM/Brasil and appeared countless times on hit shows like “The Tonight Show,” “Arrested Development,” “Ellen,” “Schlag den Raab” (Germany), “WOWOW” (Japan), and “Caldeirão do Huck” (Brasil).
Beyond the stage show, they are Grammy-nominated recording artists, known for their contributions to various film and TV scores and multiple Blue Man Group albums, including their most recent, THREE. Their “Megastar World Tour” rock concert parody played arenas across the globe. The group’s recently published first-ever book, Blue Man World, is a visually stunning anthropological exploration of the curious bald and blue character.