Gotta Band That Wants to Battle?
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Full details and rules of eligibility are available at the Capital Region Blues Network’s website.