Bands in the five boroughs of NYC should jump on this before the deadline of Friday, December 31 at 11:59PM EST.
The winner gets a featured concert at the Jerome L. Greene Space at WNYC and an opening slot on the 2011 Central Park Summerstage schedule. Here’s more info from the press release:
GOT TALENT? The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR is looking for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City to take part in Season Two of Battle of the Boroughs in. Last year, 45 acts from across the five boroughs performed in The Greene Space and were webcast live to the world.
BE HEARD! The Greene Space’s Battle of the Boroughs is open to submissions from bands, ensembles, instrumentalists, vocalists, DJs and spoken word artists. All genres are welcome! A line-up of several acts from each borough will be selected to perform at The Greene Space, culminating in a final round with winners from each borough. The ultimate winner will receive a featured concert in The Greene Space – performing in front of a live studio audience as well as audiences worldwide via a live video webcast – and an opening act slot at a SummerStage concert in 2011!
SIGN UP! You can sign up and submit a sample of the work you would like to perform at: http://www.thegreenespace.org/battle. All entries must be received no later than December 31, 2010 at 11:59pm.
The BATTLE OF THE BOROUGHS dates are on the following Friday nights:
February 4: Brooklyn
March 4: Queens
April 1: The Bronx
May 6: Staten Island
June 3: Manhattan
June 17: The Ultimate Battle: Winners from Each Borough Compete for the Grand Prize
Summer 2011: Winner’s featured concert in The Greene Space and opening act at City Park Foundation’s SummerStage concert.