has announced plans for a ten-city Showcase Series in partnership with digital distribution powerhouse SNOCAP. The Showcase Series, named the ReverbNation New Blood Urban Showcase Series, will span 10 cities and feature the top unsigned urban artistsfrom each market performing in front of A&R Representatives from Bad Boy Entertainment, Rawkus Records, UnAuthorized/Asylum and Imperial Records.

The Series kicks off in Houston on Saturday, August 25th. Up next is Cleveland, Sept 1st. Atlanta, September 20th and Chicago, Denver, Phoenix, Detroit, Minneapolis and others to be announced soon.

10-12 artists will be selected from the ReverbNation website to perform at each Showcase Event, with each being allotted 8 minutes to perform. An A&R representative will be flown from New York City to each of the 10 nationwide showcases.

Go to for more details, submission information and rules.