Yankee Homecoming’s Battle of the Bands

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Cheryl Munick

YANKEE HOMECOMING 2014

PRESENTS

THE 4th ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL

BATTLE OF THE BANDS

JULY 25, 2014/5:00P – 9:30P

 

QUALIFYING BAND CONTESTANTS WILL COMPETE FOR

FIRST PRIZE OF:

 

THE OPENING ACT FOR A YHC EVENING WATERFRONT CONCERT

 

A RECORDING SESSION AT ON THE FRINGE STUDIOS, $100 CASH

 

& SECOND PLACE PRIZE OF: $100 CASH & Gift Certificate TBA

 

High School students residing in or attending school in the Massachusetts towns of Amesbury, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Salisbury and West Newbury may apply.  A music teacher/band teacher/music director who can vouch for your musicianship must sign off on the application.  Bands will be selected as follows:  one band will be accepted on a first come first serve basis from each of the following:  Newburyport High, Amesbury High, The Governor’s Academy, Pentucket Regional High, Triton Regional High, The Musical Suite, West Newbury School of Music, Zach Field Drum Studio and on a first come first serve basis thereafter up to 7 bands.

Band members must agree that vocals will contain no vulgar language and that all on stage acts regarding content, lyrics, presentation, and production are family friendly.

Bands will PLUG IN AND PLAY sets as follows:  Each band should prepare 5- 6 songs. Playing time will be dependant upon the number of band entries and announced that night.   4 guitar amps, 1 bass amp, microphones and stand, keyboard, drum set, a sound system, and a sound technician will be provided.  Band members will need to bring their personal string instruments, pedal boards, drum sticks, etc.  (No extra microphones, amps, sound systems, sound techs allowed).  Band members are urged to label their own equipment.

The competition will take place on the stage at the Newburyport Waterfront Park.

Audience members vote on the competition using their ticket to cast a vote for their favorite band along with two judges.  Prizes will be awarded at the competition.

All qualifying bands will be offered a onetime Band Marketing 101 Class by Zach Field Drum Studios/The Musical Suite, date to be determined.

Audience tickets can be purchased $7 in advance at www.yankeehomecoming.com on the Battle of the Bands page or $10 at the door.

 

Applications must be completed in full and received by the Battle of the Bands Committee by midnight July 17, 2014 along with a $10/band application fee.

 

Application may be mailed/dropped off at:

Yankee Homecoming 2014 Battle of the Bands Committee

Attn:     Cheryl Munick

27 Rivercrest Drive

West Newbury, MA 01985

 

 

 

YANKEE HOMECOMING 2014

4th ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL

BATTLE OF THE BANDS

FRIDAY, JULY 25TH, 2014

NEWBURYPORT WATERFRONT PARK

 

APPLICATION

 

SCHOOL NAME: _____________________________________________________

 

 

BAND NAME: _______________________________________________________

 

 

CONTACT NAME: ____________________________________________________

 

 

CONTACT CELL PHONE: ______________________________________________

 

Do you or your band either attend school or reside in the towns of Amesbury, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Salisbury or West Newbury:

Yes________ No_______

 

CONTACT EMAIL: ____________________________________________________

 

 

TYPE/STYLE OF MUSIC: _______________________________________________

 

 

MUSIC INSTRUCTOR/BAND DIRECTOR: _________________________________

Signature

 

_________________________________

School/Affiliation

 

$10 fee must accompany this application (cash/check made out Yankee Homecoming)

Application completed in full must be received by midnight July 17th, 2014 by the Yankee Homecoming 2014 Battle of the Bands Committee.

 

Application may be mailed/dropped off at:

Yankee Homecoming 2014 Battle of the Bands Committee

Attn:     Cheryl Munick

27 Rivercrest Drive

West Newbury, MA 01985

 

Email: [email protected] for more information.

 

OFFICE USE ONLY:

Date received: ________________ Paid: Y/N­