Entry Deadline Extended to June 14th for TOB “Battle of the Bands” Competition

Entry Deadline Extended to June 14th for TOB “Battle of the Bands” Competition

Selected Bands Will Perform on August 5th at the Town’s Music Under Stars Concert Series

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Louis B. Imbroto announced that the deadline has been extended to June 14th for those wishing to participate in the Town of Oyster Bay’s “Battle of the Bands” competition. The program, which is orchestrated through the Town of Oyster Bay’s Cultural & Performing Arts Division of the Town’s Department of Community & Youth Services, is a unique opportunity showcase some of the Town’s young musical talent.
Councilman Imbroto said the deadline was extended to make sure that every band wishing to participate will have ample time to apply. “We want as many band as possible to a part of this special program,” Councilman Imbroto said. “Selected bands will be given an incredible opportunity to compete live at the Town of Oyster Bay’s Music Under the Stars Concert Series on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa.”
If you’re under 21 years of age and at least one member of your band lives in the Town of Oyster Bay, you are eligible to compete in this exciting contest. “The Town of Oyster Bay’s “Battle of the Bands” provides an awesome opportunity for rising musical stars to experience playing before a large audience and garner exposure for their band” Councilman Imbroto said.
To be part of the contest, interested bands simply need to record their best original song and a cover song and e-mail it to Sharon Betz of the Town’s Cultural and Performing Arts Division at sbetz@oysterbay-ny.gov. They can also be mailed to: The Town of Oyster Bay Department of Community & Youth Services, Attn: Cultural & Performing Arts Division, 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa, New York 11758.
“Please include with your submission a brief biography of your band and a list of members’ names, addresses, phone numbers, ages and instruments,” Councilman Imbroto said. “I am sure that this will be the catalyst for a truly great experience for each and every participant of our contest.”
Councilman Imbroto noted that as a result of the extension, all submissions for the “Battle of the Bands” contest must now be received by June 14, 2017 to be considered. For further information, please contact the Cultural & Performing Arts Division office at (516) 797-7925.