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Call for Dallas’s Best “Burger Lovin’” Bands

“Rock Your City” Contest at Addison Smashburger on Saturday, November 21st

Dallas, TX, November 9, 2009 – Smashburger, a fast-casual restaurant, will celebrate its North Texas debut with Dallas’s Rock Your City Band Competition.  The winning band will play a one-hour set at Smashburger – 4980 Beltline Road in Addison at Beltline Rd and Dallas Pkwy – from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2009.  The Dallas area’s first Smashburger will open on November 18th, 2009.

Dallas’s Rock Your City Band Competition
Entry deadline: Friday, November 13, 2009
Gig date: Saturday, November 21, 2009, 1p.m.-2 p.m.
Gig location: 4980 Beltline Road in Addison, Beltline and Dallas Pkwy

Entry Procedure:
1. Upload a brief video performance (PG, please) to YouTube by Friday, November 13th
2. Send the YouTube link, band contact information and any questions to bands@smashburger.com
3. Log onto www.smashburger.com/bands for more information.

Band entries and their video will be posted on the Smashburger web site.  Fans can vote online until November 17th at www.smashburger.com/bands to determine the winner of Addison’s Rock Your City Band Competition.  Visit www.smashburger.com/bands to see how the bands are faring.  The winning band will be announced Wednesday, November 18th online and at the Addison store opening, and will be “paid” in Smashburger as well as awarded a free sit-down lunch with Leonard Davis, and Marc Colombo of the Dallas Cowboys along with their band Free Reign (to take place post-season).  Don’t forget to remind others to vote too!

Bands must bring their own instruments as well as any sound equipment needs.

About Smashburger
Headquartered in Denver, Colo., Smashburger is a fast-casual restaurant designed to be “every city’s favorite burger place.” Developed and owned by private equity and concept development firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), Smashburger is engaged in the development of company and joint venture partner store development. In addition, Smashburger has sold franchise agreements totaling 200-plus locations over the next five years. The company, joint venture and franchise development deals are part of Smashburger`s national expansion plan to open 500 restaurants across the country, with 30-60 of those scheduled for 2009. For those that crave a better burger experience, keep watching for Smashburger to come to your community. To learn more, please visit www.smashburger.com.

About Consumer Capital Partners
Denver-based Consumer Capital Partners (CCP) is an innovative private investment and concept development firm focused on multi-unit retail businesses, primarily in the restaurant, liquor, food, and leisure industries. CCP has deep experience in the fields of private equity, brand, concept and product development, and strategic consulting. To learn more about CCP, please visit www.consumercp.com.

Media Contact:
Nicki Patel
PR for Smashburger
214.953.9374
nicki@baileypetepr.com

Christi Christopher
PR for Smashburger
214.356.8306
christi@baileypetepr.com