We know many of you have been patiently waiting to learn who would be the next OurStage talent to grace the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage, and this morning we could not be more excited to announce Larry g(EE) as that performer. Larry and his band will bring their modern take on rock, pop, and soul to the JKL stage with their hit singles “Yo Mama” and “Camera Phone” tonight at midnight. You can read the full press release below:
Larry rocks out in Kansas (we need to get our hands on some of these tees!)
NEW YORK, NY (December 10, 2012)—OurStage.com, the innovative online social platform for discovering new music, announces Larry g(EE) as the next winning artist in their ongoing program to spotlight emerging acts on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” The soulful Dallas-based artist, whose music puts a modern spin on the classic sounds of Stax and Motown, will appear on the late-night show December 10th, 2012 to perform his single “Yo Mama.”
“I’m thrilled about the opportunity to perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ says g(EE). “My first national TV performance is a huge career milestone. It’s something I’ll never forget, and I couldn’t be more thankful to OurStage.com for this opportunity.”
Watch video of Larry telling fans in Dallas about the performance:
Larry g(EE)’s performance is the third in the program, following recent performances from Eclectic Approach and Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown. Watch the previous performances here:
Eclectic Approach- http://abc.tv/UJZdRM
Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown- http://abc.tv/11QZJQI
Larry has utilized OurStage.com to help build his fan base, and won the opportunity to headline the OurStage.com stage at this past summer’s Vans Warped Tour. Larry has showcased his unique, exhilarating sound on stages from Los Angeles to New York City, with stops at South by Southwest and high-profile slots opening for an array of national artists, including Ghostland Observatory and Linda Perry.
“OurStage.com is dedicated to providing a platform to support emerging musicians and what Larry g(EE) is accomplishing is a testament to our goal,” said Scott Nelson, SVP of Marketing at OurStage.com. “Larry has been able to utilize the tools OurStage provides, and that – along with his undeniably immense talent – has helped him rise to the top of yet another amazing competition.”
This past September, following the announcement of the program, Larry g(EE) submitted his original track in the competition, via OurStage.com. Fans voted and the OurStage panel reviewed the top ranked artists selected by the OurStage.com community. In the end, the panel of music industry experts picked Larry g(EE) as the winning artist.
Visit OurStage.com for more information, updates, and full contest rules.