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Rock Out With Your Guac Out Is Back!

Local Events 06.30.10

–Tijuana Flats Kicks Off Fourth Annual Music Contest–

Back by popular demand, Tijuana Flats, notorious for its fresh Tex-Mex food and mouth-numbing hot sauce, is calling for all unsigned vocal artists, bands and musical groups to enter the 2010 “Rock Out With Your Guac Out!” Music Contest, where 12 winners will receive a chance to have their music heard by audiences all over the country!

From now until Saturday, July 31, 2010, unsigned artists and bands from all musical backgrounds are encouraged to submit up to three of their most upbeat and fun songs to A panel of judges from Tijuana Flats will select the top 12 most original artists and bands to be featured for one month each on, the restaurant’s Webby award-winning Web site, which receives an average of 43,000 unique visitors each month.
In addition, the Tijuana Flats Web site will place a link back to the winner’s own personal site and provide each winner with opportunities to play at any of the Tijuana Flats restaurant openings and other events the restaurant hosts, when available.

“We created the ‘Rock Out’ contest as a fun opportunity to give independent musical artists the chance to kick start their careers,” said Tijuana Flats founder, Brian Wheeler. “By offering this contest, Tijuana Flats is able to continue to give back to the community by providing up and coming artists the chance to gain national and international exposure through the Tijuana Flats’ web site. In return, we get awesome music to play on our site.”

The Tijuana Flats “Rock Out With Your Guac Out!” Music Contest started in 2007 with little promotion and went on to receive almost 100 musical submissions, including entries from states where there isn’t even a Tijuana Flats for miles, including Ohio and California. During the 2008 and 2009 contests, Tijuana Flats received music from all over the world, including England, Malaysia and Indonesia.

For more information about the 2010 Tijuana Flats’ “Rock Out With Your Guac Out!”

Music Contest as well as a complete list of contest rules, submission guidelines and judging criteria, visit

Winners will be notified via email at the conclusion of the “Rock Out With Your Guac Out!” Music Contest, on or before August 15, 2010.