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The Great Local Band Competition

The Great Local Band Competition

Bands who want their chance in the spotlight - and some cash - need to get a video together and get it up on-line before October 7.

A Hawke’s Bay based-band will win a prize pack which includes being paid to play on stage at the A$P Show in October, a professional photo shoot, and the design of a logo for their band.

The Great Local Band Competition is brand new idea from Hastings District Council that fits within council’s support of the Hawke’s Bay A&P Show.

Local bands can submit a video of their best song to the HDC Facebook page. The most ‘liked’ band will win the headline spot on the Hastings – Heart of Hawke’s Bay community stage on Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Day (October 23). So that means the earlier it’s up for everyone to vote on, the better.

“The Great Local Band Competition is the perfect chance for bands to swap the garage for the big stage and show Hawke’s Bay how they rock”, said council’s events manager Craig Ireson.

The winning band will also be given tickets for their friends and family to attend the Hawke’s Bay A&P show to support them.

See: www.hastingsdc.govt.nz/greatlocalband

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