BDTH_Name Bringing Down the House is a chance for talented musicians, ages 13-19, to connect with music industry insiders through interactive workshop sessions and showcase your talent on legendary stages. Six all-teen bands/musicians will be selected to participate in each city.  This opportunity is being offered free-of-charge to musicians in Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans.

Applications are currently under review. Participants will be announced March 12th.

If you are interested in volunteering sign up below.



Key Dates

Participants Announced –  Mar 12, 2017
Session 1: Music as a Business (open to all applicants) – Mar 3, 2018
Session 2: Welcome Jam Session – Mar 24, 2018
Session 3: Music Marketing – Mar 31, 2018
Session 4: Stage Presence – Apr 7, 2018
Session 5: Live Production – Apr 14, 2018
Showcase (dates vary by location) – May 7 – 31, 2018

Industry sessions give participants the chance to connect with panels of influential music industry professionals and other young musicians nationwide. The series of five industry sessions take place on Saturdays over a five-week period. (All sessions take place approximately 9am-12:30pm)

Bringing Down the House will culminate in a FREE live showcase on a legendary stage. All participants will get the chance to showcase their talent and bring down the house for their friends, family and fans.

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Volunteer at Bringing Down The House

We need volunteers to support the next generation of music industry leaders at the Industry Sessions and Showcases. Join us in connecting passions to professions!


“Our band has learned so many things about touring, music production, and how to create a song…now we have the essentials to make it in the music industry.”

– Solomon, Age 17


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