MASSENA - The sixth annual Battle of the Bands Charity Fest will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. March 15 at the St. Lawrence Centre Arena to raise money for Boys & Girls Club of Massena.
Bands interested in playing at the event must register with the St. Lawrence Centre Mall Office (315) 764-1001 or Lindsey.firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a non-refundable $20 registration fee. The deadline to register is March 8. Each competing band will receive a 20 minute segment. Bands are required to include two cover songs. Bands are judged on planning and preparation, originality, audience interaction, performance quality and presentation. The event will be held in a traditional battle of the bands format, and a variety of music will be played. Bands from all over the area will battle for bragging rights and aprizes.
■ A $200 gift certificate to Dicks Country Store and Music Oasis.
■ A $100 gift card to Northern Music & Video from the St. Lawrence Centre.
■ A $100 St. Lawrence Centre gift card
■ A tone gen guitar tuner and tambourine from StarTech Computers ($50 value).
■ The winning band will be featured and their songs played on 101.5 The Fox.
■ The opportunity to play at St. Lawrence Centre on July 3 as part of St. Lawrence Centres celebration of Independence Day.
Sponsors of the event include St. Lawrence Centre, St. Lawrence Centre Arena, Dicks Country Store and Music Oasis, 101.5 The Fox, Northern Music and Video, and Star Tech Computers.
For more information on St. Lawrence Centres upcoming events and programs, visit www.stlawrencecentre.com or call 315-764-1001.