With the new steel blue trophies of Rocky himself!
"THE ROCKIES" ARE COMING . . .
THE ROCK CITY AWARDS, DEC 7TH, 2000
The 6th Annual ROCK CITY AWARDS will be held at Paladino's, 6101 Rreseda Blvd, Tarzana, a 400 seat venue, on Thursday, Dec 7th. The show is now called "THE ROCKIES" after the new trophy, which is a statue of the ROCK CITY mascot, ROCKY. The show starts at 8:00 pm and goes till 2am. The doors open at 7:30. Admission is $20. All reserved tables are sold out. It's now standing room only.
The ROCK CITY AWARDS honors L.A.'s local unsigned bands, and features 35 trophies for 35 categories of Rock Music. They will presented throughout the night by local guest presenters that are people active in the local rock music scene. Over 200 local bands were nominated for the awards, and ballots were published in 4 consecutive issues of ROCK CITY NEWS. A special panel of ROCK CITY NEWS' staff and writers then decided the winners based on the ballots and a variety of other factors, including participation in the local music scene.
The show has been held annually at the Reseda Country Club, a 1,400 seat venue, the past 3 years, each time drawing over 1000 people. The previous shows were held at the Roxy Theater on the Sunset Strip, each show drawing over 500 people. More info on the awards show and past shows is on the Rock City News website, rockcitynews.com.
Former sponsors have included Gibson, Peavey, Roland, and Lucky Strike. Current sponsors of the show are: Sam Ash, Carvin, Hustler Hollywood, Jim Beam, Creature Feature, The Drum Dudes, Hollywood Book and Poster, Golden Apple, Dark Delicacies, Laserium, Vampire Wine, B.I.G. Productions, The Laugh Factory, Zrealm, and Igneous Rock. . . . and now HollywoodMusic.Com.
ROCK CITY, also known as ROCK CITY NEWS, is and has been L.A.'s local rock newspaper and entertainment company since 1983, and was first to discover and feature almost every major band to come out of Los Angeles in the past 15 years, including Guns and Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sugar Ray, Static X, System Of A Down, Korn, Warrant, Bullet Boys, Janes Addiction, Lit, L..A. Guns, Love/Hate, and many more.
ROCK CITY NEWS is published bi-weekly every other Thursday and is available for free at all rock clubs, guitar stores, studios and other rock music related businesses throughout the Los Angeles area. Rock City has been providing local music news and entertainment services for 17 years, and was L.A.'s first rap magazine, first Gothic magazine, first Glam magazine, and currently, only Metal Rock magazine. Rock City is your inside connection to the L.A. music scene. More info is available at http://www.RockCityNews.Com.
ROCK CITY RECORDS, a division of ROCK CITY, has signed 45 bands in the past three years and released three L.A. Rock Music Compilation CDs featuring L.A.'s best local rock bands.