AMI Launches Contest To Celebrate Gary Clark Jr.'s This Land Album

Posted On: 2/25/2019

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PHILADELPHIA -- AMI Entertainment Network has announced its latest music contest. This one offers digital downloading jukebox aficionados the chance to win an autographed guitar from blues and rock artist Gary Clark Jr.

The contest celebrates Clark's new album, This Land. It's open now, and ends on Mar. 13. Music fans can enter the contest using the AMI Music app, available for iOS and Android devices. Contest entry is also available on participating AMI jukeboxes.

Gary Clark Jr. fuses blues, rock and soul music, with elements of hip- hop, for a distinctive sound that feels entirely new and at the same time classic. This Land is his third major-label studio album and fifth overall. His first major-label studio album, Blak and Blu, was released in 2012, after he signed with Warner Bros. He followed that up with The Story of Sunny Boy Slim in 2015. He has also collaborated on albums with major artists including Alicia Keys and The Foo Fighters.

Clark started off playing small clubs in and around Austin, TX. He then began playing at the Austin music club Antone's, where Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan performed. This led to his performing with such musical icons as Jimmie Vaughan at that venue, and helped him to shape his novel sound and develop relationships with big names in the industry. In 2011, Rolling Stone magazine declared Clark Jr. the "Best Young Gun" in its April "Best of Rock" issue. It was at about this time that he signed with Warner Bros.

Clark has won numerous awards, including a Grammy for "Best Traditional R&B Performance" in 2014.

Especially well-known for prolific and electrifying live performances, Clark has shared the stage with legends including The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and B.B. King. His epic performances at major festivals and concerts are recorded in the live albums Gary Clark Jr. Live (2014) and Gary Clark Jr Live/North America (2017).

AMI Entertainment Network, founded in 1909 as an automatic musical instrument company, has spent more than a century developing hi-tech musical entertainment solutions for the bar, restaurant, and hospitality industries. With offices currently in metropolitan Chicago, IL; Philadelphia, NY; Grand Rapids, MI and the U.K., AMI and its network of business partners provide recorded music and music video entertainment, as well as advanced digital advertising capabilities, to commercial businesses.