Bands get ready to rock for glory on Grantham stage

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The MMG East Midlands Battle of the Bands returns to Grantham this year for two rounds of the competition.

The Atrium in High Street will host the first round 1 heat on April 18 and also a round 2 battle on May 23.

The 2013 event will take place across Grantham, Stamford, Derby, Newark, Coalville, Nottingham and Lincoln.

The prizes on offer for the event are designed to support new talent and accelerate the development of the artist. These include recording time, merchandise packages, tours, festival dates and a place on the MMG BOTB UK final held at Marshall amplifications HQ in 2014.

MMG has taken bands right through from their first show to London headline slots, festival performances and achieving their first record deal. Bands have gained exposure in a wide range of regions through radio, press and online.

Throughout the round 1 and round 2 heats the crowd are the judges for the night. MMG will also select two bands from all of the bands in round 1 to go through to the second round. The final will be judged by a panel consisting of media groups, radio, MMG and Marshall.

To get an entry form email with the subject ‘EAST MIDS’

The final of the competition will be held at The Shed in Leicester on July 27.