Monday, April 13, 2009

Battle of the Bands- Belmar, NJ

Talented Bands for the 4th Annual Belmar Arts Council
Battle of the Bands
Battle of the Bands Date: Friday, May 8, 2009
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Belmar Elementary School Auditorium
Entry Fee: $10 per band member

Do you know of a young band that has their eye on American Idol?

They can take their first step toward fame by winning the Belmar Arts Council's 4th Annual Battle of the Bands contest. This year's edition of the annual event is scheduled for Friday, May 8, at 6 p.m. at the Belmar Elementary School Auditorium.

Participation is open to bands with members 15 years old and under. Eight bands will be chosen for the competition based on audition tapes or CDs (amateur tapes/CDs accepted) submitted with an application and a $10 per-member entrance fee.

Completed applications and audition tapes can be dropped off at the Belmar School of the Musical Arts (BSMA), 1006 ½ Main Street, Belmar; Beach Music in Belmar Plaza; or the Belmar Elementary School, 1101 Main St, c/o Tom Brennan.

You can download an application at BOTB, or stop by Belmar School of the Musical Arts or Beach Music. For additional information, call 732-749-3360.

Applications and audition tapes/CDs must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, May 1, to qualify.

Previous judges for the Battle of the Bands included Rockin' Robyn Lane of WRAT 95.9 The Rat and Barry Petersen, Barry and the Penetrators.

Prizes include a $500 gift certificate to The Guitar Center, compliments of D'Jais Nightclub and Restaurant and two hours of recording time at a local Belmar studio. Additional prizes will be announced at the Battle of the Bands competition.

The Belmar Arts Council Battle of the Bands offers an opportunity for young musicians to experience the thrill of a live stage performance in a comfortable setting. With a professional sound system from D'Jais Nightclub and Restaurant, designed by an award-winning, world-class audio engineer and musician, our Battle of the Bands promises to be a 'must see' event.

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