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Fight for Your Right to Rock Out (for KTRU) [1/31/2009 12:20:00 AM]:
If you happen to be in a band that includes at least one person from Rice University
, you & your band could be in luck -- KTRU
is holding a real-live Battle of the Bands
on February 20th
, at the Lovett Undergrounds
, and you and your band could find yourselves playing the KTRU Outdoor Show
this April (April 11th
, I believe).
Of course, you've got to get your submission together pretty quick if you want to have the chance. Here's the details, from the KTRU Website:
Demos due February 6th, 2009 by 5:00pm
Demo must be either CD or Cassette. CDs preferred.
Location to drop off demo: Campus mail to Rachel Orosco at Jones College, or email to arrange a drop-off.
Label demo w/ email, cell #, band name, and members. Also note who in the band is from rice.
**SOMEONE IN YOUR BAND MUST BE FROM RICE TO BE ELIGIBLE**
Demo should contain at least 20 minutes of material; more is better
Receipt of your entry will be confirmed via email.
Each band must include at least one rice student, faculty member, etc.
Questions: "rachelo" at "rice dot edu"
Between Four and Six bands will be selected. Each will perform a 30 minute set, judged live @ Lovett Undergrounds February 20th..
Winning group will receive a spot at the 2008 KTRU Outdoor Show on Sunday, April 13
Go duke it out, y'all.
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