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BATTLE OF THE BANDS

The Josephine County Fair will host the 2nd annual Battle of the Bands competition on the Thursday, August 17th at 7:00pm on the Seven Feathers Stage. The Fair is looking for bands who want to participate in the competition. Bands are asked to submit an application. At the Fair Office at 1451 Fairgrounds Road in Grants Pass, or call 541-476-3215 and we can mail or email. Submit applications along with a demo CD or YouTube video as an audition. In an effort to keep the competition within the time allotted a panel of professional judges will pre-screen the applicants and select the finalist to perform on the Main Stage. 7pm-10pm. Applications must be dropped off to the fair office no later
than 5pm on July 14, 2017. Contestants will be evaluated and selected based on vocal and instrumental performance, musical interpretation/ originality, and stage presence. At the final performance bands will be evaluated according to fan reaction, by use of a decibel meter. The winner will be announced after the competition. The winning band will receive: $600 cash, special guest interview on a radio station depending on the winning band. 2nd place will receive $300 cash. 3rd place will receive: $150 cash. Each participating band will also receive free fair admission for their band. Each selected band will have the opportunity to have a table available to sell merchandise.
For more information contact: Peggy Anderson, Josephine County Fairgrounds, panderson@co.josephine.or.us PO Box 672 Grants Pass, OR 97528 or Fair Office 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527 (541) 476-3215
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