Muzak Heart & Soul Battle of the Bands

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Muzak Heart & Soul Foundation is proud to sponsor a Battle of the Bands for Charlotte, NC and surrounding counties.

Muzak Heart and Soul Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to redefining and expanding the scope of music education. In order to achieve this goal, the Foundation looks to provide new and exciting ways to help kids achieve their musical aspirations. Muzak Heart & Soul Foundation is based in the Charlotte, NC area and decided that it was time to reach the extremely talented teens within the area.

Muzak Heart & Soul Battle of the Bands will determine the best band throughout the Charlotte area and offer prizes to the winners that will enhance their music endeavors.

Battle of the Bands will take place in two segments. Any band that has 2 to 8 members, at least two currently enrolled in high school, is eligible to apply. Every band that applies is required to play in the preliminary audition round in January. Each band will play one song for the preliminary auditions and will be judged by a panel of five. The top 8 bands will advance to the Battle of the Bands event on Saturday, March 10th at the Neighborhood Theatre. The Battle of the Bands event will be open to the public and the best band will be chosen by a combination of judge scores and audience votes.

The winning band will be awarded the following prizes:

  • 16 hours of recording studio time at Gat3 Productions to create a professionally-recorded demo
  • A scholarship to Noise! 2007 for all high school members of the band (15 to 17 years old)
  • A one-year Sonicbids subscription
  • A one-year Onlinegigs subscription
  • One song played within a Muzak program that is heard by over 100 million people everyday
  • A $100 gift certificate from Sam Ash Music
  • One free copy of the Battle of the Bands Video Production for personal promotional use
  • 200 copies of the bandÂ’s demo produced by Muzak for the band to distribute or sell