Tuesday, 27 September 2011

PRESS RELEASE - Pudsey Bands In The Park 1st October

Following the success of last year’s Bands in the Park, Pudsey Park will again play host to a great FREE afternoon of family fun and music, hosted by Radio Aire’s Danny Mylo. The event will take place on 1st October 2011.

Pudsey Business Forum is once again giving local musicians a chance to play in front of industry professionals, as well as the chance to win some fantastic prizes. This year the winning band will not only receive 2 days of recording time at Cannonball Recordings, free rehearsal time at Eiger Studios, but will also have the opportunity to play on the Pudsey stage at this year’s BBC Children in Need.

After an overwhelming response from young local musicians, the final bands have been selected, and include local Pudsey bands ‘A Mile Down’ and ‘Boxsmash’. Please find attached a full list of the West Yorkshire bands in the final. 

Local music industry advisors will be on hand to give advice and invaluable feedback and will include:

Mickey Thompson (Leeds Festival Fringe
James Reins (Broken Heart Underground)
Kate Prothero (Music journalist and band mentor)
Aynz (Bludger)
Adam Williams (Leeds Indie Radio)
Darren Walker (Red Print and Embroidery/Freelance Musician)
Danny Mylo (Radio Aire)
Isaac Heywood (Rock School ),

The bands will be judged by:
Kate Prothero 
Darren Walker 
Tim ( Factory St Studios)
Mickey Thompson. 

The event promises to be even bigger and better than last year, and is a great platform to
celebrate life in Pudsey, as well as enjoy some great local music. There will also be FREE
refreshments provided, courtesy of Britvic. The event is to be held in aid of the Spina Bifida Foundation.

For more information, join our Facebook page Bands in the Park 2011.

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