'Busking over Byron' Competition
28 January 2010
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Have you ever wanted to perform at the annual Byron Bay Bluesfest, one of Australia's most acclaimed and respected Festivals? Are you an unsigned aspiring artist? Well here is your chance ‘Busking over Byron’ Best Original Artist Competition promoted by Anita Colenbrander Entertainment trading as ACE is looking for talented performers to entertain at the 21st annual show. The Best Original Artist Competition offers the winner a great opportunity to open the Jambalaya Stage on the Bluesfest Monday.
Along with the experience to play on stage at the Bluesfest’s 20th annual event other prizes for best original musician include recording and mastering to the value of $2000 with Studio 301. Runner’s up will not miss out on playing at the Bluesfest this year. Busking over Byron will have a dedicated tent with power for the performers to play in. At least 4 acts a day will get the chance to perform on the grounds. Runners up will also receive an array of other cool prizes donated by local Byron Bay businesses.
A People’s Choice Award is held at each venue during the heats. The audience gets a chance to vote for their favorite act of the competition. The winners will receive a music voucher from All Vision and Music. The winners are announced at the finals at the Beach Hotel on the 2nd April. So bring as many fans as you can on the day of your heats so they can support your dreams too.
The competition heats will take place at The Railway Hotel, Great Northern Hotel and Beach Hotel from Monday 29th March to Wednesday 31st March 2010 with the Final on Good Friday at the Beach Hotel 2nd April. Winner of the Best original musician will open the Jambalaya stage on Monday 5th April at 12pm.
The ‘Busking over Byron’ competition will be in its 7th year in 2010. Formerly known as Blues over Byron Busking Competition, it was started by the Byron CBD business community as an incentive for people to come into town to enjoy the blues over the Byron Bay Easter weekend. Through the years the town has been treated to some phenomenal talent gracing our streets and pubs as entrants give their all to win a spot on stage at the Byron Bay Bluesfest. Over the years the Busking Festival has grown thanks to our local business input and of course our major sponsors Bluesfest, Beach Hotel, Railway Hotel and Hotel Great Northern.
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