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Save the Date for OC Music Awards March 9, 2013







2013 Awards Submission Categories Open Online July 1

OC Music Awards is pleased to announce that the 2013 main Awards celebration will take place at the City National Grove of Anaheim on Saturday, March 9. The 2013 OC Music Awards season, presented by Farmer John, will kick off with the Awards annual Showcase Series on Tuesday, January 8 at Detroit Bar.  The season will continue with seven Showcases at different venues across the county leading up to the Showcase Series Finals.

Submissions for the 2013 Showcase Series and genre categories Best Music Video, Best Youth and People’s Choice Award will open online at on July 1, 2012. Showcase Series submissions will remain open through October 1, 2012. Best Music Video and Best Youth submissions will be open through December 15, 2012. The People’s Choice Award submissions will remain open for entries through February 15, 2013.

During the Awards off-season, OC Music Awards is dedicated to promoting local music and providing beneficial industry opportunities for local bands. On June 21 OC Music Awards teamed up with to check out Railroad to Alaska’s Vans Warped Tour experience at the Great Park in Irvine. Railroad to Alaska won four California performance dates on Vans Warped Tour as part of the 2012 Showcase Series Best Live Band prize pack. The video team and Awards host Piper caught up with the band after their set to talk about how it feels to be a part of Vans Warped Tour for a second year in a row and what’s coming up next. Check out the video online at and on the OC Music Awards Youtube channel.

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OC Music Awards is Orange County’s premiere annual music event acknowledging the best in local talent and providing opportunities to further the success of our musicians and the OC music scene.

About Farmer John

Farmer John, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), is headquartered in Los Angeles. Farmer John produces more than 1,200 items for the retail and foodservice channels in the western United States. Offering an array of fresh and value-added protein products, the FARMER JOHN® Brand holds leadership positions in many categories. The company employs more than 1,700 people in Southern California. For additional information, visit and

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