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IWBAR Application Period Ends 12th January

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I Wanna Be A Rockstar Application Period Ends 12th January

At The Shed in Leicester, (birthplace of Kasabian) 30 bands from all over the UK will battle it out to be crowned the ultimate champions.

I Wanna Be A Rockstar is a competition open to BANDS of ALL genres from all over the UK

Only one band can take home the top prize, which so far includes;

  • A music video filmed by WE DO THIS productions.
  • A professional photo shoot with MoniaPhoto Photography
  • A Simply Smart Designs website plus lessons on how to maintain it from Leicestershire Music
  • A UK tour booked by Possessive Management
  • A slot at Hinckley Music Festival (July 12-13th)
  • A slot at Cosby Big Love Festival (August 1-2nd)
  • A commissioned design by Oblivion Art to be used for t-shirt printing and/or album artwork
  • A set of bespoke guitar straps designed by Foxy Guitar Straps
  • 10% off a tour bus booking with Prestige Travel & Trucking Limited plus some on board beers or energy drink
  • A digital strategy review to help you increase your online presence by Possessive Management

PLUS MORE TO BE ADDED

A second place prize of;

  • 50% off a music video with We Do This Productions
  • 50% off a photo shoot with Monia Photo Photography
  • 50% off a website plus lessons on how to maintain it from Leicestershire Music
  • 10% off a tour bus booking with Prestige Travel & Trucking Limited

Amazing! Now I bet you’re wondering how you can win all of that and become the ultimate rockstars. Well it’s quite easy. All you have to do is progress through the 3 rounds. To progress you will be judged by a mix of panellists from all parts of the industry as well as gaining points for each person that comes to support you at the gig. The judges will be looking at;

  • Musical Quality
  • Crowd Reaction
  • Entertainment Value
  • However, should you leave before the official announcement at the end of the night, you will be disqualified.

So now you’re probably asking how you can enter this incredible competition.Well it couldn’t be any simpler, email musicfirst@hotmail.co.uk to apply or use the contact form on our website ( www.musicfirstpromotions.co.uk ) use the subject ‘IWBAR (Band Name)’. Tell us a little bit about yourselves, what kind of music you play, where you’re from, a bit of history, online links etc. The more information you can give us the better!!

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM NOV 13th UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON JAN 12th

See you there, Rockstar..
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Gig dates;

Heats:
March 1st
March 8th
March 15th
April 5th
April 12th
April 19th

Semi-finals:
May 3rd
May 17th

FINAL:
June 21st

Each gig will also feature a guest opening act!
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RULES;

  • EACH BAND RECEIVES 1 POINT FOR EACH PERSON WHO COMES TO SEE THEM
  • IN THE FIRST ROUND THE BAND WITH THE MOST PEOPLE GOES THROUGH AUTOMATICALLY
    THE SECOND QUALIFIER IS DECIDED BY JUDGES SCORING
  • THE SEMI FINAL AND GRAND FINAL IS DECIDED ON A COMBINATION OF POINTS PER PERSON ADDED TO THE JUDGES SCORES
  • 2 BANDS ADVANCE IN EACH HEAT AND 3 BANDS ADVANCE IN EACH SEMI FINAL
  • IF A BAND LEAVES BEFORE THE RESULTS ARE ANNOUNCED THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED (THIS INCLUDES THE AUTOMATIC QUALIFIER)

– JUDGING CATEGORIES;

  • QUALITY OF MUSIC
  • ENTERTAINMENT VALUE
  • CROWD REACTION

JUDGES WILL GIVE POINTS FOR THEIR 1ST, 2ND AND 3RD CHOICE IN EACH CATEGORY

  • 1ST = 10 POINTS
  • 2ND = 5 POINTS
  • 3RD = 3 POINTS

THERE WILL BE 3 JUDGES FOR EACH HEAT, 4 IN EACH SEMI FINAL AND 5 IN THE FINAL

MUSIC FIRST PROMOTIONS DO NOT PLAY ANY PART IN THE JUDGING

THE RUNNING ORDER FOR EACH GIG WILL BE DECIDED BY A DRAW AT LOAD IN

Find out more about the IWBAR application period via the Face Book Page