Get into GuilFest 2012
May 25, 2012
BANDS are being given the chance to fast-track their way to stardom courtesy of Get Surrey.
Time spent slaving away writing lyrics and taking guitar lessons is about to pay off for the local band that wins this fantastic prize – the chance to play at GuilFest, opening the line-up on the Surrey Advertiser Stage.
Not only will the group open the festival beginning on Friday, July 13, they will also benefit from extra publicity by featuring in What’s On and having a sample of their music played on this website.
In proper showbiz style the winning band will also be interviewed by Get Surrey's on-site camera crew at GuilFest, not to mention being provided with full weekend tickets to enjoy the rest of the festival.
To enter, all band members must be aged 16 and over, the group must have been established for at least one year and it is imperative that they have experience of playing to live audiences.
Bands must meet the following criteria:
1. Bands must have been established for at least one year
2. Have experience of playing to live audiences
3. Be willing to arrange a local live performance that our judging panel can attend in order to make a decision for the shortlist
4. Be aged 16+
5. Be available to play at GuilFest, Stoke Park, Guildford on Friday, July 13 at 3pm
6. Accept that by entering the competition, permission is given to the Surrey Advertiser to play samples of the track online
HOW TO ENTER
Submit a three-track demonstration recording on CD and an image with a letter that includes the following information;
Band members' full names, ages
When band was established
Describe your style in no more than 40 words
Dates of any forthcoming gigs that you will be playing that our judges can come along to
Send your entries to: Get into Guilfest, Surrey Advertiser Group, Promotions, Stoke Mill, Woking Road, Guildford, GU1 1QA
Entries must be received by midday on Friday, June 8!
Terms & conditions: The prize is the chance to play the opening set on the Surrey Advertiser Stage at GuilFest on Friday, July 13, 2012. The winning band will also receive weekend passes to GuilFest 2012. The closing date for entries is Friday, June 8, 2012. The winner will be chosen by public vote in the Surrey Advertiser and Aldershot News and Mail series. Bands must have been established for at least one year and all band members must be aged 16 or over. Bands must be available to play at GuilFest on Friday, July 13 at 3pm. Bands accept that by entering the competition permission is given to the Surrey Advertiser to play samples of their tracks online. The Surrey Advertiser cannot return any entries and CDs received. Employees of Surrey & Berkshire Media, and any agencies connected with the competition and their families are not eligible to enter. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Winners’ names and towns may be published in future to state that they are the winner. Neither Surrey & Berkshire Media nor any connected agencies accept liability for entries that have been lost or stolen. The prize is subject to availability. There is no cash alternative. Entries received after the closing date will not be included.