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ATTN Geeky Musicians of Boston!

Posted on : 02-12-2008 | By : Rebecca | In : Event

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Spotted over on Bostonist, where Kerry writes:

Battle of the Tech Bands 2
7pm, January 22, 2009
Middle East
(Entry deadline December 12)

Xconomy Boston, one of the Globe’s top 64 websites in Boston, is holding its second annual Battle of the Tech Bands in January—and it needs your help (provided you’re a techie band member). Up to six bands can compete in the battle, and at least one member of each band must work for a New England-area technology or life sciences company or a venture-capital or private-equity firm that invests in technology. The top geek groups will receive prizes, including free service from Nimbit, a Framingham-based music marketing platform.

If you’re in a band with a member who qualifies you for the competition, you can enter by emailing techbands at xconomy.com. Include the name of your band, the name of the qualifying company at which one of your members works, the names and musical roles of everyone in the band, contact information for your lead member, at least one MP3 of a song, and a link to your band’s website or MySpace. You must email by midnight on Friday, December 12, 2008, to be considered for the contest.

For more information, check Xconomy’s post on the battle. And even if you’re not in a band, you may want to attend the event: you could meet someone to make turtle nerd babies with. Rock on.

Turtle nerd babies? Count me in!