Call for Fort Worth's Best Burger Lovin' Bands

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“Rock Your City” Contest at Arlington Smashburger Saturday, March 13

Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant is looking for Fort Worth’s best homegrown band to kick off its Arlington debut. The competition is looking for bands of all styles to participate. The winning band will play a one-hour set at Smashburger—5005 S. Cooper St. in Arlington at Cooper and Wimbeldon from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2010. The Fort Worth area's first Smashburger will open on March 10, 2010.


Entry deadline: Friday, March 5, 2010
Gig date: Saturday, March 13, 2010 1:30 p.m – 2:30 p.m.
5005 S. Cooper St. Suite 163
Arlington, TX 76017

Think your band has what it takes? Here’s how to get in the running:
1.    Upload a video of you/your band performing (PG, please) to YouTube by Friday, March 5, 2010.
2.    Send the link, your contact information, and any questions to bands (at) smashburger (dot) com.

Finalists will be notified of their inclusion in the competition. The winning band will be chosen by the public through online voting, which runs from March 6 – March 9. The chosen band will be announced Wednesday, March 11. Be sure to log onto to see how your band is faring and remind your friends to vote.

If you will work for burgers, this could be the gig for you. The winning band will play a one-hour set at 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2010. Local media will be invited to this event and bands’ videos will be posted on the national Smashburger website. Bands are responsible for transporting their own instruments and taking care of any sound equipment needs.

About Smashburger
Denver-based Smashburger is a fast-casual restaurant designed to be every city's favorite burger place. Developed and owned by private equity and concept-development firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), Smashburger develops both corporate and joint venture partner stores. The company has sold franchise agreements that will total more than 275 locations over the next five years. The corporate, joint venture, and franchise development deals are part of Smashburger's plan to open 500-plus restaurants across the country, 100-125 stores will be open nationwide by the end of 2010. Smashburger was named a 2009 Hot Concepts! award winner by Nation’s Restaurant News. To learn more, visit

About Consumer Capital Partners
Denver-based Consumer Capital Partners (CCP) is an innovative private investment and concept development firm focused on multi-unit retail businesses, primarily in the restaurant, liquor, food, and leisure industries. CCP has deep experience in the fields of private equity, brand, concept and product development, and strategic consulting. To learn more about CCP, please visit


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