Applications for the 2021 FReeZA Battle of the Bands are now open!
Battle of the Bands is an annual music competition that gives young people an opportunity to perform and gain exposure in a safe and supportive environment while competing against their peers for a $500 prize.
The competition is open to bands, soloists and duos in any style of music including acoustic acts, hip hop and electronic, originals or covers.
The winner of the 2021 Battle of the Bands takes home a generous $500 to put towards recording time, rehearsal spaces, new equipment or instruments and will be put on a short list of artists for future Freeza and community events.
Battle of the Bands is organised by Council’s FReeZA Committee, Eight Metre Speaker, and will be held on Friday 29th October at the Theatre Royal, Castlemaine.
To be eligible to enter, artists must be aged between 12 and 25 years and live, work, study or recreate within and around North Central Victoria. At least half of the members in each band must be aged 21 years or under.
Application forms can be collected at Castlemaine Library, Castlemaine Secondary College Music Teachers, Mount Alexander Shire Civic Centre Reception and Mondo Lounge Youth Space on a Friday and Wednesday afternoon.
You can download an application form by clicking the link below, DM our Instagram page @mountalexandershireyouth or by contacting Jodie on the details below.
Applications close on Friday 8th October.
For more information including event accessibility and eligibility, contact Jodie , Youth Activities Officer, on 5471 1743 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.