2017-06-07 / Front Page

Deadline extended for Music Under the Stars performing bands

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Louis B. Imbroto announced that the deadline has been extended to June 14th for those wishing to participate in the Town of Oyster Bay’s “Battle of the Bands” competition. The program, which is orchestrated through the  Town of Oyster Bay’s Cultural & Performing Arts Division of the Town’s Department of Community & Youth Services, is a unique opportunity showcase some of the Town’s young musical talent.

The deadline was extended to make sure that every band wishing to participate will have ample time to apply. Selected bands will be given an opportunity to compete live at the Town of Oyster Bay’s Music Under the Stars Concert Series on Sat., August 5, at John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa.

If you’re under 21 years of age and at least one member of your band lives in the Town of Oyster Bay, you are eligible to compete in this contest.

To be part of the contest, interested bands simply need to record their best original song and a cover song and e-mail it to Sharon Betz of the Town’s Cultural and Performing Arts Division at sbetz@oysterbay-ny.gov. They can also be mailed to: The Town of Oyster Bay Department of Community & Youth Services, Attn: Cultural & Performing Arts Division, 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa, New York 11758.

Include a brief biography of your band and a list of members’ names, addresses, phone numbers, ages and instruments with your submission.

For further information, please contact the Cultural & Performing Arts Division office at (516) 797-7925.

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