Band competition 2023

Jan 28, 2023

The festival Band Competition has gone from strength to strength over the years and is now a key opportunity for up and coming amateur folk & roots acts to gain recognition on the festival circuit and perform on stage with some of the top acts around. Paper Sparrows (pictured) were the winners of the competition last year. The winning entry from the Band Competition will open the 2023 festival performing on the main stage on Friday night. Amateur solo, duo and group folk and roots acts are welcome to enter our Band Competition. To enter the 2023 Band Competition, please submit the following to with BAND COMPETITION in the subject line:
• A sample of your work either as an mp3 (or if video mp4) or a link to a website such as utube where you are featured
• A 100 word biography
• Confirmation that you are not a professional performer
• A contact email address
Entries must be received by midnight on 30 April 2023 to be considered. The winning entry will be informed by end of May.

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