An annual online competition over the past two years has given young performers and amateur bands
from across the country a platform to share their talent.
Like other amateur bands
, the seven-member rock band KOLAVO had humble beginnings.
After changing the band's name to The Blue Chips in 1964, Alan and his mates headed for London after entering a national talent contest for amateur bands
run by music mag Melody Maker.
A platform for established and amateur bands
alike, if you want to perform, or listen to local musicians, come on down to the weekly jam session.
'My Sharona' is such a beloved song that everyone from amateur bands
to legendary bands have covered this song.
Martin concludes by lamenting the loss of opera from band programs, the emphasis on often inaccessible "new" music in the academy, and amateur bands
wallowing in the dated popular music of Sousa and Suppe.
Indigo Sky - Sean Davies, Michael O'Connell, Ben Anthony, Sam O'Reilly and Tom Wynne - beat more than 200 amateur bands
from across the UK to play at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham with three other acts, in the final of the Firestone Battle of the Bands 2015.
As you know the city has a dedicated music scene that ranges from amateur bands
playing cover songs in local pubs, to sell-out concerts that attract major artists like Kylie and Take That to the Metro Radio Arena.
- IEC 61000-4-6 Conducted RF: 6V/m test level at ISM frequencies and amateur bands
Professional and amateur bands
from Asian countries without any record contracts are invited to submit "raw" demo music videos of one cover and one original song, both in English, to asianmusiccamp.
Live and Unsigned offers amateur bands
and performers the chance to compete through a series of regional heats up to a final at London's O2 Arena.