The Tropical post-punk band, Ghost Lion, led by vocalist Blake Hanley, won Live Nation’s inaugural In House Artist Project. Live Nation created the employee competion, under the moniker In House Artist Project, to help support and develop emerging artists who also happen to be Live Nation Employees.
Over a six month period, 119 bands from around the world competed. Six winners were selected and an epic battle-of-the-bands culminated at the House of Blues on Sunset Strip in Hollywood. Vintage Tone, Magnuson, S.K. Robot, Ghost Lion, Mount Fabric and Carbellion rocked it out on the stage, with Ghost Lion emerging as the winner.
In addition to management consultation and a marketing fund, Ghost Lion earned a slot in an upcoming national House of Blues club tour.