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 comoxvalleycanadaday.ca  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: bmorissette@shaw.ca

 

Deadline for applications is June 17.

 

Just Posted

Inside the music

Big Read: step behind the curtain at the venerable Vancouver Island Music Festival

Pride Society of the Comox Valley set to kick off week-long celebration

The organization is celebrating Pride Week with a variety of events to bring the community together.

Cannabis facility planned in Courtenay

Design up to 100,000 square feet

Major private donation to Kus-kus-sum project

Frank and Bobbi Denton, longtime residents of the Comox Valley, have donated… Continue reading

CONTEST: Win a pair of tickets to Sunfest Country Music Festival

Make sure to Like the Comox Valley Record’s Facebook page

BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end

Medals have already been handed out following one day of competition in the 2018 BC Summer Games

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for July 19, 2018

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for July 19, 2018… Continue reading

Open water swimming from B.C. to Washington in 24 hours

The swim will take a full day, meaning Susan Simmons will be swimming in the black of night

Cigarette packs with graphic images, blunt warnings are effective: focus groups

Warnings considered effective flag ailments smoking can cause, like colorectal and stomach cancers

Canada’s title hopes quashed at Rugby Sevens World Cup in San Francisco

On the men’s side, Canada was eliminated in the round of 16 as they were shut out by Argentina 28-0

‘We are doing the right thing:’ Protesters dig in at anti-pipeline camp

B.C. Supreme Court ruled in March that both the camp and a nearby watch house could remain in place

Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

Alexander Gerst becomes an astronaut musician with live performance from International Space Station

Blaney hopes to see seniors ministry

Government creates federal department for seniors

BC Wildfire update on Okanagan blazes

Watch the media briefing on the current fire situation in the Okanagan.

Most Read