Bulletin Board April 17 2002

BULLETIN BOARD ?WARPED STRINGS. Guitar-string maker Ernie Ball is looking for four local bands to play the Local Heroes Mobile Stage at this summer's Vans Warped Tour, held in Atlanta Aug. 1 at HiFi Buys Amphitheatre. To enter the Battle of the Bands contest, go to battle.ernieball.com/bb6 and upload a song (MP3 format), photos and a bio of your band. Deadline for submissions is May 20.

FUNKY ASCAP. The Southeast office of performing rights organization ASCAP is looking for neo-soul bands to showcase at its new ASCAP Soul Cafjavascript:passCharacter('233') event, to be held monthly beginning in August at the Apache Cafjavascript:passCharacter('233'). Interested acts should call 404-876-5436.