Gotta Band That Wants to Battle?

June 1st, 2015, 3:00 pm by Greg

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If you’re a band, duo or solo performer who is looking to engage in some friendly musical competition, here are a couple of opportunities that have recently come to our attention:

MADISON THEATER’S BATTLE OF THE BANDS
The Madison Theater in Albany is hosting its inaugural Capital Region Battle of the Bands from 12noon-9pm on Saturday, June 13.

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Bands of all musical styles – as well as solo performers – are invited to register, and there is no cost to enter. The first place winner will receive $1000; second place $500; and third place $250.

For more info or to register to enter, contact the Madison Theater by phone at 518-438-2094 or email geoffreydmiller@gmail.com

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CAPITAL REGION BLUES NETWORK’S BLUES BAND SHOWDOWN
There are three categories of competition for CRBN’s fourth annual Blues Band Showdown:

BLUES BANDS perform on Saturday, August 8 at The Linda in Albany. Deadline to enter is Saturday, June 27. $500 cash prize, nomination to the International Blues Competition in Memphis, paid gigs and free guitar/bass set-ups

SOLO/DUO PERFORMERS will play on Saturday, September 19 the Roadhouse Grille in Albany. Deadline to enter is Saturday, August 15. $250 cash prize, nomination to the International Blues Competition in Memphis, paid gigs and free guitar/bass set-ups

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Full details and rules of eligibility are available at the Capital Region Blues Network’s website.

One thought on “Gotta Band That Wants to Battle?”

  1. tim reidy says:

    Let the battle commence

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