Grammy nominated songwriter and producer, Linda Perry, is gearing up to spearhead the search for an 'all girl band.' All Girl Band, a music driven television show from Digital Media Studios and We Are Hear, will tour iconic music cities in the United States to search for the most talented, undiscovered female musicians.
"We are looking for authentic, timeless musicians who can fill the void in the music industry," says Perry. "We want women who don't fit the mold of your typical pop star. We're looking for the female Rolling Stones."
Utilizing online submissions, surprise drop-in auditions and major public events, the search will be held in markets including New York, Nashville, Chicago, Seattle, Austin, New Orleans and Los Angeles, where Perry will be joined by female rock legends from each city.
The search will narrow down the 50 best singers, guitarists, bassists, keyboardists and drummers. In the end, with each battling it out to become the 'All Girl Band.' The best band will then be signed to a record contract, have the chance to write and record an album with Perry as well as embark on a tour.
Perry started her career as the lead singer and songwriter for 4 Non Blondes, writing the international hit, "What's Up?" Since then, Perry has sold over 100 million records, and her name can be found on compositions and recordings by global artists including Adele, Pink, Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, Miley Cyrus, Christina Aguilera, Courtney Love, Gwen Stefani, Alicia Keys and more. Perry has won two ASCAP awards for her songwriting, is an inductee into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and formed the record labels Rockstar Records and Custard Records, to which she signed James Blunt.
We Are Hear is headed by Perry and award-winning, multi-platinum music, film and television producer, Kerry Brown. Digital Media Studios is run by advertising and marketing executive, Darren Mann, industry veteran Jeff Sherman and Mike De Trana.
All Girl Band delivers massive brand opportunity across a multi-platform ecosystem," says Mann. "Through linear programming, mobile-first digital platforms and live events, the search will create mass viewership and a network of experiential marketing potential. There will be numerous opportunities for corporate sponsorship and brand integration into both television and film properties as well as licensing, merchandising, albums and touring."