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SoundTracks: Youth Music Competitions

Barrie's annual Youth Battle of the Bands will be held on Saturday September 29th at Five Points Theatre. Local bands with members aged 21 and under will take centre stage and rock out to a full house!

Youth Battle of the Bands

Submissions Now Open!

Barrie's annual Youth Battle of the Bands will be held on Saturday September 29th at Five Points Theatre. Local bands with members aged 21 and under will take centre stage and rock out to a full house!

Bands interested in being considered for the Youth Battle of the Bands should send an e-mail submission to events@barrie.ca and make sure to include the following:

  • A brief bio of your band
  • The names of all band members
  • An audio or video recording of at least one original song (but feel free to send us more than one!)
  • A primary contact name, phone number and e-mail for your band

The deadline for submissions for this year will be Monday, August 20th, 2018 at 4:30pm 

Please note: Bands selected to perform on September 29th will be required to submit a registration form and pay a $20 administration fee in advance. 

2018 Prizes

Prizes for the 2018 Battle of the Bands include:

  • Cash Prize!
  • Paid performance opportunities at City of Barrie events and the Foxx Rock Bar & Hotdoggery,
  • Gift Certificate to Music Pro,
  •  and much more to be announced!

Just Beat It! Drum Solo Competition

Submissions Now Open

New this year, Just Beat It! The search for Simcoe County's best young drummer will partner with the Youth Battle of the Bands and will be held on Saturday September 29th at Five Points Theatre. Local drummers aged 21 and under will have a chance to compete for a chance to be crowned Simcoe County's Best Drummer!

Drummer's interested in being considered for the Just Beat It! should  complete the Just Beat It Registration Form and pay the $25 registration fee.

Registration forms and fees can be submitted:

  • In person at the Creative Economy Offices, located at 56 Mulcaster Street, Barrie
  • By mail addressed to: Special Events Office, PO Box 400, 70 Collier Street, Barrie ON, L4M 4T5

The deadline for submissions for this year will be Monday, August 20th, 2018 at 4:30pm 

Please note: a standard five piece drum kit will be provided, registered drummers must come prepared with any specialized equipment including pedals, cymbals, etc.

2018 Prizes

Prizes for the Just Beat It! 2018 include:

  • Cash Prize!  
  • A Drumming prize pack 
  • and much more to be announced!

 

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