Burnham’s Battle of the Bands
PUBLISHED: 14:00 24 May 2012
AN ACOUSTIC Battle of the Bands competition will to take place on June 8 at Burnham’s Princess Theatre and Arts Centre, in Princess Street.
From 7-11pm, 10 solo artists, duos and groups will each perform three songs live, only one of which can be a cover.
The winning act will be awarded slots on the Saturday and Sunday of FolkFest 2012 – which takes place from August 30 to September 2 - plus a day’s recording time at the acclaimed Beehive Studios in Middlezoy.
FolkFest chairman, Dom Wills, said: “The battle is open to all ages. We’re trying to promote live performance and original song writing in the area. It should be a cracking night’s entertainment, too.”
Tickets for the Battle of the Bands competition, priced £2, are available from the box office on 01278 784464.
Entry forms are available now online at http://www.folkfest.co.uk.
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