Ding Ding Ding! We have some winners!

Hey Aussies. Thank you so much for submitting. Here is a list of those of you we chose to join us on stage. See you soon!!!- Joey
Thu 24-Oct Grace Emily Hotel Adelaide:

Heath Anthony

Sat 26-Oct Reverence Hotel Melbourne:

Joe Guiton

Wed 30-Oct Cambridge Hotel Newcastle:

Matt Conaghan

Thu 31-Oct Annandale Hotel Sydney:

Scott Mclaughlin

Sat 2-Nov The Loft Gold Coast:

Laura O’Brien

Joey & Brian want everyone to party down…downunder. Come on Ozzies!

Joey Cape & Brian Wahlstrom rehearse

Hi there! Brian & I love getting local musicians on stage at a gig. We enjoy sharing the stage with not only our friends and fans, but with people we believe you should already know and love. We held a contest for our North American tour and it was so much fun. Why not do it again with our friends in Oz!


This contest is our way to connect with those other musicians worldwide, discovering singer/songwriters in each town we hit.

Please read the details below.


Introducing, Joey Cape Presents

Here are the details:  We want YOU, the local artist, to submit your video demo to Joey Cape and Brian Wahlstrom. Please submit ONLY ORIGINAL songs, NO COVERS accepted.

Joey & Brian will hand pick a winner to be spotlighted each night on stage. The reward: You will receive an exclusive VIP all-access pass, the chance to perform your original song on stage during Joey & Brian’s set, plus the indelible glory of knowing you’re Joey Cape’s latest fave from your hometown. You must be from the city you are submitting for. You never know…it could happen. (See below for further contest details.)

  1. To participate, submit an original demo and bio to scorpioscontest@gmail.com along with an email listing your name, address, phone number and venue location. The grand prize winners will be announced 10/13/13. DEMO file specifications via youtube.com video link. By submitting your entry via email submission you are agreeing to the following terms numbered 1-7.

  2. Participants must reside within the city limits to which the contest is being held daily or an immediate neighboring city suburb.

  3. Applicants must be individuals or a maximum of 2 people limited to the instruments acoustic guitar and piano.

  4. Must be 18 years of age to participate. In addition must be age required to enter qualifying venue (See tour schedule for links to venue to verify)

  5. Each grand prize winner will receive an all access pass for the day of the event and a video link posted to Band affiliated website within the following week. The performer(s) will receive an introduction on stage, spotlighted and by Joey Cape for an original one song performance within Scorpios set.

  6. Prize does not include additional nights, additional meals, wine, bar, or incidental expenses.

  7. RELEASE OF LIABILITY. Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees on behalf of him/herself, his/her heirs, executors, representatives, assigns, administrators and next of kin to indemnify, hold harmless and release the Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated businesses and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, advisors, assignees, agents, representatives and any other person or entity associated with this Contest from any and all liability claims or actions of any kind with respect to or in any way arising from this Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity; and/or delivery/misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of a prize, including, but not limited to, liability for personal injury, bodily injury (including wrongful death or disability), damage to property, and damage or loss of any other kind. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in the Contest or by any technical or human error that might occur in the processing of Contest Entries.

Towns and Venues listed here

Thu 24-Oct Grace Emily Hotel Adelaide

Fri 25-Oct Karova Lounge Ballarat

Sat 26-Oct Reverence Hotel Melbourne

Sun 27-Oct Brisbane Hotel Hobart

Wed 30-Oct Cambridge Hotel Newcastle

Thu 31-Oct Annandale Hotel Sydney

Fri 1-Nov Crowbar Brisbane

Sat 2-Nov The Loft Gold Coast

Sun 3-Nov Beachcomber Hotel Toukley



Australia T-Shirt Contest Winners

T-shirt designs we chose to feature and/or produce for our Australia tour: Below

Thank you so much to everyone who submitted. This was so fun and I love the synergy it generated. Brian and I feel so fortunate to have such cool fans and friends  –Joey


Tim Larsson

Tim Larsson (Continent)

Joost Van Gisbergen

Joost Van Gisbergen (Beatles)

Spencer Sener

Spencer Sener (Tony Sly Tribute)

Stephan Beham

Stephan Beham (Kangaroo Boxer)

Most Honorable Mention

Lynn (Teacher) and her 5th Graders




















Friends – We could use a little help

Tony Sly, Joey Cape & Briam Wahlstrom

Hey, Brian Wahlstrom and I are headed to Australia for for some shows.

We wanted to make a T-shirt for the tour but can’t seem to come up with a good design.

Does anybody wanna help us?

Here are the details below



  1. Deadline for Artwork Submissions is September 20th.

  2. Artwork must include the names “Joey Cape & Brian Wahlstrom”

  3. Joey Cape will spotlight the artist work on joeycape.com, and will announce the winner live via social media outlets and will keep the artwork posted online for public to view.
  • Submission must be sent via email PDF or JPEG in a file small enough to view per email. Artfiles MUST be prepped and ready on demand within a 24 hour window for delivery of Hi-Res version. Send to scorpioscontest@gmail.com

Joey Cape Presents Update – Denver

Screen Shot 2013-07-22 at 10.37.16 AMThe end is near! The last contestant has been selected for Denver and we are stoked. A great time was had by all and we’re looking forward to presenting yet another enthusiastic local singer songwriter on stage with us. Congrats and thanks to all of the many talented artist who participated in Joey Cape Presents. We’ve enjoyed all of you.


7/24: Denver, CO,  Walnut Room  – Ryan Turch & Ryan Heller

Joey Cape Presents Winner Update

There are still a few more to be accounted for – but here we go. Congrats to everyone, we’re looking forward to seeing you at the show! If your city isn’t listed, stay tuned.

July 7th, Calgary – Ship & Anchor : John Rollingson

July 9th, Saskatoon – Amigo’s : Mike Pihowich

July 11th, Winnipeg – Pyramid : Matt Moskal

July 12th, Minneapolis – Triple Rock : Brooks Bonkoski

July 13th, Chicago – The Abbey Pub : Mike Burlett

July 14th, Toronto – The Horseshoe : Jenn Fiorentino

July 15th, Montreal, QC – Café Campus : JC Noel

July 17th, Quebec City, QC – L’Autre Zone: Jo Bergeron

July 18th, Boston – Great Scott : Anthony Colarusso

July 19th, Asbury Park – Asbury Lanes : Jay & Chen

July 20th, Brooklyn, NY – Union Hall : Mike Smith

Winner Announcement Updates

Scorpios_PicJUST KEEP DRIVING! JUST KEEP DRIVING! JUST KEEP DRIVING……Due to some traveling and schedule adjustments of the band, the winner announcement schedule has been delayed by a few days. Stay tuned for more updates. Sorry to keep you on pins in needles. But look at these guys? Look how hard they work to get to you.

Let’s Bring On Some More Winners, Shall We?

Screen Shot 2013-06-22 at 12.20.48 PMThe following artist have been selected for “Joey Cape Presents!” Congratulations and thanks to yet another round of talented singer songwriters that submitted videos for round two. Be sure to keep the videos coming!



June 29th, San Francisco, Thee Parkside: Joel Cuzzi

July 2nd, Seattle, El Corazon: Betty & The Boy

July 7th, Calgary, Ship & Anchor: John Rollingson

July 9th, Saskatoon, Amigo’s: Mike Pihowich

Drum Roll Please….

LiverbirdsSMThe following singer songwriters have been selected for “Joey Cape Presents!” Congratulations and thanks to everyone that submitted videos for round one. Joey will be sending out many thanks online soon, as he’s seen every single video and has been inspired and excited. Stay tuned as we will be in touch with further details.


June 27th, Bar Pink:  Luke Johnson