Hard Rock Rising 2017 is a global music showcase for local/unsigned acts, taking place this spring in over 125 participating Hard Rock locations around the world. Three ReverbNation artists will be selected by each local cafe/hotel and one â€œwildcardâ€ will be chosen by fans via online voting. Winners from each local Hard Rock will be submitted to the panel of industry judges to determine the regional and grand prize winners. Each local winner will receive a $1000 cash prize. Four Regional winners to receive a Fender Instruments Prize Pack and a 1,000 CD/DVD pack courtesy of Bison Disc. Grand Prize winner will receive a trip to Miami Gardens, Florida to perform during halftime at Hard Rock Stadium and professionally-produced music video.