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Platform5 Oxegen Battle of the Bands 2011

Kildare County Council Arts Service and MCD present

Platform5 Oxegen Battle of the Bands 2011

The Platform5 Oxegen Battle of the Bands competition gives bands from Kildare the opportunity to play at the Oxegen Music Festival in Punchestown.

If you want to have a chance to play the biggest Irish festival in July there are 2 ways to enter.

1. Simply download the application form below and send it to Kildare County Council Arts Service, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. by 5pm on Tuesday the 3rd of May.


2. Apply through www.breakingtunes.com  

Simply login to brekaingtunes, build a profile and the opportunity will appear in your Dashboard. Please remember you need to be from Kildare to participate in this opportunity. Then fill in the opportunity and apply online!

 Previous winners have included, Funzo, Seven Days, Awake young Soldiers and Kill City Defectors.

 Closing date for applications is Tuesday May 3rd at 5pm.

Please pass on this information to anyone you think would be interestred.

The semi finals for the Platform5 Oxegen Battle of the Bands 2011 will take place on Firday the 13th and 20th of May 2011. Winners from the Semi Finals will go to compete in the Grand Final on June 3rd for one of 2 coveted slots at the Oxegen 2011 music festival in Punchestown Co. Kildare and a 3 day recording opportunity in the Platform4 Audio and Digital Media Studio

The majority of band members must be from or living in Co. Kildare and all musicians must be 17 by the 7th of July. All band members must be available to play the Oxegen Music Festival on either Saturday 9th or Sunday 10th of July.

Closing date for receipt of applications has been extended to 5pm, Tuesday 3rd April 2011

Click here to download the application form for the 2011 Oxegen Battle of the Bands

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