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Buzzfest XXIII Rolls Out the Red Carpet For Their First Ever Backstage Artist Lounge
Xtreme, Watto, Tejas Boots, Sweet Leaf, Titos, Anama, Aurora, Guitar Hands, Hard Rock and Kingman Presented Buzzfest's Backstage Artist Lounge For Alice In Chains, Puddle of Mudd, Jet, Chevelle, Saving Abel, Framing Hanley, and Our Lady Peace
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Buzzfest XXIII was the last tour date of the 2009 Backstage Artist Lounge, hosted once again by personality, Christina Martin. This particular Backstage Artist Lounge was attended by the entire Buzzfest XXIII line-up: Alice In Chains, Puddle of Mudd, Jet, Chevelle, Saving Able, Aranda, Earshot, Framing Hanley, Tantric, Our Lady Peace and The Veer Union, Billy Boy On Poison and Janus.
Xtreme Lashes once again featured eyeliners and eyelash care products to the band members. Tejas Custom Boots displayed their fine craftsmanship including boots and bags made from sting ray, alligator and bull frog. Hard Rock Café supplied the actual bags for bands to hold all their gifts, which also included colored guitar strings by Aurora. Watto Distinctive Metal Wear gifted the rock stars awesome belt buckles. Kingman Training gifted the bands 11mm Paintball markers, the next big thing in action sports. Guitar Hands gifted their novel cleansing lotion made especially for guitarists’ hands. Bands were dressed by wardrobe sponsors including Forged Clothing, Cardboard Robot, Anama Clothing, and The Horror Project. Sweet Leaf Tea and Tito’s Handmade Vodka provided delicious drinks for the bands all day inside the Backstage Artist Lounge.
To benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Burton donated a snowboard which was autographed by all the bands in the line-up. To benefit the Covenant House, Rollerblade donated a pair of Fusion X7 skates which were autographed by the entire line-up as well. In addition, Tejas Custom Boots donated a leather accessory autographed by all the bands to benefit The Rose, which is the charity designated by Hard Rock in honor of Hard Rock’s “Pinktober”
Other fun sponsors of the Backstage Artist Lounge featured this tour date included CREAM, Clarisonic, DressLikeAPirate.com, Wide Rides Guitar Straps, Black Hearts Brigade, HEAROS, Hunter and Logan Jewelry, Bjorn Borg and Dickies Girl. The exclusive photographer backstage was Michael McKenney
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About Backstage Artist Lounge
Created by Christina Martin, the Backstage Artist Lounge tours major rock festivals across the U.S. including Pointfest and Rock On The Range. By featuring brands to artists, the B.A.L. provides one of the most innovative forms of brand integration and rock and roll publicity today. Guests of the B.A.L. to date include Motley Crue, Avenged Sevenfold, The Killers, STP, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Sickpuppies, Blue October, Buckcherry, Seether, Wolfmother, Three Days Grace and more. For more info: www.BackstageArtistLounge.com.