Vote for Goodnight Argent!
Provo, Utah (PRWEB) May 19, 2013
Goodnight Argent beat out rival contestants in the beginning rounds of the music video talent competition, Stadium of Fire, hosted by Giggs.com (formerly known as TopBlip.com). Excelling in the initial two rounds with the cover song “Rumour Has It” originally recorded by Adele, Goodnight Argent's members pulled out the talent to record a new musical video for round 3.
Showing their true talent, wit, and charm, lead singer Chase Manhattan takes on the melodic combination of the cover songs “Catch My Breath” originally recorded by Kelly Clarkson and “Goodtime” originally recorded by Owl City featuring Carley Rae Jepsen. This colorful, playful video, shot and edited in less than 24 hours, contrasts Goodnight Argent's previous musical videos by revealing the comedic camaraderie of this endearing band including the musical talents of Chase Manhattan, lead singer; Shane Santanna, piano/keys; Jeff Schachofsky, Guitar; Evan Taylor, bass; and Zac Burrell, drums.
“This is a real honor to participate in this musical talent competition hosted by Gigg.com,” shares Chase Manhattan, lead singer for Goodnight Argent, “The outpouring of support from our fans is amazing. We really care about our audience and our fans, so the opportunity to give back to them is important. Therefore, after the competition, win or lose, we are giving back to the fans that supported us by giving them a free MP3 of a new upcoming unreleased song! All our fans have to do is vote for Goodnight Argent on a daily basis, and also let us know they voted for us by liking our Facebook page by clicking through on this link: http://www.gigg.com/contest/bracket/244/6526 and clicking on the 'vote' now button under Goodnight Argent.
While Goodnight Argent's renditions of Clarkson and Owl City featuring Jepsen, Goodnight Argent won round 3 and 4. The band is vying for a fifth round win with Imagine Dragon's 'Radioactive' cover for the next to final round for bracket 3. A win in this bracket will provide Goodnight Argent a spot to perform to a LIVE audience of 2500 at the SCERA Shell, Orem, UT, Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. The bonus $500 additionally goes to the bracket winner to assist with travel expenses.
Winning the bracket takes Goodnight Argent one step closure to the final four contest. The winner of the final four will share the stage with Kelly Clarkson, the original American Idol's 3x Grammy Winner; Carly Rae Jepsen, known for her single “Call Me Maybe”, and the acrobatic talent of the Cirque de Soleil at the Stadium of Fire celebration July 4th this year. As a bonus, the winning band will play this concert at the BYU Luvall Edward Stadium in Provo, Utah, in front of 55,000 screaming fans. Additionally, the winning band will receive a bonus cash reward of $5000.
"When I first heard Goodnight Argent play at the James Malinchak Big Money Speaker Boot Camp over three years ago, I instantly fell in love with their sound,” states Andrea Adams-Miller, CEO of TheREDCarpetConnection.com, LLC Publishing, Publicity, and Talent Agency, a division of http://www.IgniteYourRelationships.com, “after I heard them play both original and cover music that literally lead the entire audience to their feet, I knew I had to bring them to Ohio. “
“Not wanting to miss an opportunity of a lifetime, I sponsored Goodnight Argent to play at Bowling Green State University, Owens Community College, and a couple other local venues in Bowling Green, Oh and Findlay, OH,” states Adams-Miller. “Knowing they would be future rock stars, I arranged the band to play for 88.1FM WBGU of Bowling Green State University where we filmed two of Goodnight Argent's LIVE performances for two PBS LIVEWIRE specials due to be aired this winter/spring season.”
Goodnight Argent combines the infectious melodies of a Top 40 Pop act, with the high energy live stage show of a well traveled rock band! Chase Manhattan, Jeff Stachofsky, Shane, Santanna, Evan Taylor, and Zac Burrell are the five individuals who give Goodnight Argent their truly dynamic, breakthrough sound. Music samples can be viewed at http://www.GoodnightArgent.com
Their music has won the Grand Prize at the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, and awards from the Billboard World Song Contest and ISC. The Goodnight Argent YouTube channel has generated over 1.8M views; while their music has on MTV, Bravo, and Showtime.
Earlier this year, Goodnight Argent, Washington natives, finished a 6 week, 7 state, 25 concert tour throughout the west coast. Their tour was by AXS TV - the new music and entertainment network owned by Ryan Seacrest, Mark Cuban, AEG, and CAA. Goodnight Argent recently performed on "AXS Live", and won a "Best Cover" contest hosted by "On Air with Ryan Seacrest".
The emerging Pop-Rock band is currently partnering with Logitech UE, to promote their expanding portfolio of digital music and consumer electronic devices. If that were not enough, one of Goodnight Argent's upcoming music videos features a guest appearance from the #1 Top 40 radio host in the US, Z100's Elvis Duran.