Mayhem: a juried competition & music festival for Oakland based musicians, presented by Awaken Cafe & Oaktown Indie Mayhem (formerly Oaktown Music Festival).

Mayhem Festival 2014 winners announced

The Daily Californian
by Eliot Classan

After a monthlong submission and voting period, the folks behind Mayhem Festival 2014 have found the best music coming out of Oakland, according to 23 music industry expertsand the greater Bay Area community. Winners of Oakland’s second-annual music video and song contest have been announced in all seven categories, including Best Song by Oakland Band and Best Music Video by Oakland Musician. Among this year’s winners is Waterstrider, a young band with roots in the Berkeley Student Cooperative. {read more}