Join band bat­tle to per­form at event

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - SOUNDS GOOD -

FOUR bands are be­ing sought to play in a con­test at the Chari­vari event in Folkestone in July, which will also fea­ture mu­sic from di­verse eth­nic back­grounds.

Or­gan­iser James Hoople said: “We are or­gan­is­ing a band com­pe­ti­tion that will take place on our stage at the Leas. It’s a great out­door space for a live staged event and will be a su­perb op­por­tu­nity for some lo­cal band tal­ent to gain recog­ni­tion.

“Four bands will be cho­sen out of the de­mos that we re­ceive in the next month to play at the event, with each band play­ing for about an hour.”

He added: “The win­ning band will then go on to play at Poul­pa­phone, a pop­u­lar mu­sic fes­ti­val in Boulogne with a na­tional profile, and all ex­penses paid. This is an amaz­ing op­por­tu­nity for a tal­ented band of any style to gain some real ex­po­sure and

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