Tha Boogie, a Rancho Cucamonga trio, is one of 16 acts competing in the “Do You Wanna Be A Rock & Roll Star?” contest where the winners receive a Rolling Stone cover and an Atlantic Records recording contract while finalists play the Bonnaroo music Festival.
Garnier Fructis is presenting the undiscovered acts contest but Rolling Stone announced the finalists Feb. 16, according to a news release.
The winner will be announced on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and appear on AOL Music.
According to the news release, the acts in the contest will be featured in Rolling Stone, RollingStone.com, AOLMusic.com and AtlanticRecords.com and feature online voting rounds with the final two acts competing at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in June.
Votes from readers will determine the winner, “marking the first time Rolling Stone has handed over its famed cover decision process to the public,” according to the release. The winner will be announced on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” at an unnamed date and appear on the Aug. 18 cover issue, which hits newsstands Aug. 5.
More than 1,200 musical acts were listened to with Rolling Stone and AOL
Music editors and Atlantic A&R executives choosing the 16