The winners of the 2015 Battle of the Bands performed on the Simms Park stage on Canada Day.

Deadline looms for 2016 Battle of the Bands entries

Deadline for applications is June 17

  • Jun. 7, 2016 6:00 a.m.

Once again the City of Courtenay’s July 1st Committee will host the 19 and under Battle of the Bands Concerts Series.

This event is graciously sponsored by Dove Creek Recording Studio, Long and McQuade Musical Instruments, Goat FM and Jason Parsons Production (Professional Performance Coaching Enterprise).

The event takes place starting at 5 p.m. to approximately 9 p.m. at Simms Park just across the street from Lewis Park in Courtenay on Sunday June 26.

This event gives young musicians the opportunity to showcase their talents to a panel of judges and a live audience. The winners and runner ups will receive:

1st Prize: Two eight-hour recording sessions donated by Dove Creek Recording Studios (an approximate value of $2,000) and the winners must be able to perform live at Simms Park on Canada Day.

2nd Prize: A $300 Gift Card from Long and McQuade Musical Instruments.

3rd Prize: A $200 Gift Card from Long and McQuade Musical Instruments.

Application forms and complete details are available on the Canada Day web page  click on the link Applications and Forms for all contest details.

Hard copies of the application forms are available at:

• Long and McQuade Musical Instruments.

• City of Courtenay Reception at the front desk

• Goat FM reception desk


Performance times will be scheduled by the event organizer and will be final.

If you require more information contact Fuzz at:


Deadline for applications is June 17.


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