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    Fri, 10 Aug 2012 13:10:21

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    Guitar Center's Drum-Off has launched. We know, we thought, "A guitar store doing a drum off" too! As the world's premier drum competition, Guitar Center's Drum-Off offers undiscovered drummers the chance to win a career-launching prize package including exclusive gear, endorsement deals and $25,000 cash.

    Truly a launching pad for professional drummers, past Drum-Off winners have gone on to play with Prince, Beyoncé, The Mars Volta, and Jay-Z.

    How to Enter: Register at your local Guitar Center location to compete in the store preliminary competitions taking place at all of the 232 Guitar Center locations nationwide. Prepare a three-minute drum solo for your chance to continue on to the finals. To find a local Guitar Center store location and enter the 24th Season of Drum-Off, visit here.

    Drum-Off Competition Dates:

    • Store Prelims: Sept. 11, 18, 25
    • Store Finals: Oct. 2
    • Quarter Finals: Oct. 30
    • Semi-Finals: Nov. 20
    • Grand Finals: Jan. 19

    Are you going to enter?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    08.10.12



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