Selected Bands Will Perform on August 5th at the Town’s Music Under Stars Concert Series
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino announced that the Town of Oyster Bay, through the Cultural & Performing Arts Division of the Town’s Department of Community & Youth Services, will be conducting a “Battle of the Bands” competition to showcase some of the Town’s young musical talent.
Supervisor Saladino, himself a musician and member of an accomplished local band, said that 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,” Supervisor Saladino said. “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.”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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,” Supervisor Saladino said. “I am sure that this will be the catalyst for a truly great experience for each and every participant of our contest.”
Supervisor Saladino noted that all submissions for the “Battle of the Bands” contest must be received by May 31, 2017 to be considered. For further information, please contact the Cultural & Performing Arts Division office at (516) 797-7925.