Are You Local? posts 2014 music lineup

Dave Simonett of Trampled by Turtles will perform at Are You Local? 2014

Dave Simonett of Trampled by Turtles will perform at Are You Local? 2014

The yearly Are You Local? concert has just taken shape with its initial its lineup for the 2014 affair. Held Thursday, March 6, at First Avenue and the 7th St. Entry, the show combines a solid bill of ferociously local talent who have already proven their staying power on stages in the region, and some baby bands -- now listed below -- hoping to make their mark.

Are You Local? 2014 lineup
The Cloak Ox
Dave Simonett of Trampled by Turtles
John Mark Nelson
Gramma's Boyfriend
Black Diet
Step Rockets
Jillian Rae

Those five question marks will evolve into names of competing artists on Thursday, February 13. Update: The challengers are posted!

As the contest states, up to five finalists will be selected from the nominees found here. At the moment, there are 118 to choose from, but laggards can still get their band into the mix up until Monday, February 10. Past winners of the Are You Local? competition include Carroll, Prissy Clerks, the 4onthefloor, and Bight Club. 

At the March 6 show, the nominated acts will compete for a chance to win a slot at the First Avenue day party -- cosponsored by Gimme Noise -- on March 14 at South by Southwest in Austin.'s Are You Local? Thursday, March 6 at First Avenue. Info here.

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