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Common People : The Showdown on Wednesday 6th - Wednesday 20th September 2017
*How to apply?*
Every Wednesday evening throughout September, head to any of the Records bars open mic nights (Venn St. Records, Northcote Records or Old St. Records) and pick up an application form from the host.
Fill one out, providing us with all necessary details AND links to your music and social media. Return your form to the host and stick around for a little drink if you fancy.
*What happens next?*
All applications will be reviewed by the Common People panel and 45 acts will be selected to compete in the heats by 11th October.
Each successful act will be allocated a heat date and time slot on a Wednesday evening in November.
EVERY APPLICANT MUST BE AVAILBLE FOR THE FINAL and ONE OF THE BELOW HEATS DATES.
- Applications: 6th - 13th - 20th - 27th September (at all Records bars during the Common People open mic nights)
- Heat contestants revealed: 11th October
- 8th November: Old St Records, 7:30-11:00pm
- 15th November: Venn St Records, 7:30-11:00pm
- 22nd November: Northcote Records 7:30-11:00pm
29th November: Old St Records, 7:30pm-LATE
There will be a MASSIVE after-party afer the show, plus a very special performance from a secret act.
A delicious range of Jack Daniel's drinks will be available at all nights.
***The Nitty Gritty***
- Each act gets TWO songs during the heats (no more than 10 mins stage time, five mins setup/ soundcheck)
- During the heats due to time restrictions, there will be only three slots for (up to) five piece bands. Every other act will be solo, duo or trio
- Every act to play ONE original and ONE cover
- No backing tracks (unless accompanied by live instrumentation)
- THREE acts to be picked from each heat to go through to the final
- ONE wildcard act to be choosen via social media (details to be revealed closer to the time)
TandCs apply. Your host will provide you with a copy prior to application.
Date: Wednesday September 06, 2017 to Wednesday September 27, 2017
Music Genres: World Music
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