Hardwick Festival on the search for local performers to take part in battle of the bands

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Hardwick Festival is launching a battle of the bands competition named The Road to Hardwick.

A North East based festival is on the lookout for local performers to participate in their August event, alongside the likes of Becky Hill and Snow Patrol. 

County Durham’s Hardwick Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a star-studded line-up as well as an opportunity for aspiring bands and artists to perform. 

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Hardwick Festival are launching The Road to Hardwick, which is a battle of the bands competition, providing North East talent with an opportunity to showcase their talents on the festival’s main stage. 

The competition is set to take place at The Wonderbar in Newcastle, with the winning band receiving a prime spot on Hardwick Festival’s main stage at the music festival.

There are plenty of other prizes up for grabs, including features in top music magazines, a day’s studio time at a prestigious Newcastle-based recording studio, a press campaign from Northside Creative and more. 

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The winning band will not only perform at Hardwick Festival, but will also receive free festival tickets for friends and supporters. 

Participants  of The Road to Hardwick competition will receive invaluable advice from a panel of industry professionals including national music journalists and regional radio icons. 

Hardwick Festival is launching a battle of the bands competition named The Road to Hardwick.Hardwick Festival is launching a battle of the bands competition named The Road to Hardwick.
Hardwick Festival is launching a battle of the bands competition named The Road to Hardwick. | Jac Media

To apply for The Road to Hardwick, bands must apply via the Hardwick Festival official website, ahead of the deadline on Monday, March 25.

Hardwick Festival will take place at Hardwick Hall, County Durham from Friday, August 16 until Sunday, August 16.

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