Last Band Standing
LAST BAND STANDING presented by Appleton Harley Davidson is back! We’re looking for the best band in the Midsouth. Bands will soon be able to submit their demos with the hopes of being selected for this year’s competition. The selected bands will compete against each other during the Festival Friday and Saturday to determine the ultimate winner. The entire competition will take place on the Strawberry Alley Stage in Historic Downtown Clarksville.
For complete rules and information visit Land Band Standing 2016 by WZZP 97.5
Beginning at 12m on Monday, February 1, 2016 through 11:59PM on Monday, February 29th, 2016, bands may enter the Last Band Standing Contest. Z97-5 will have to approve each submission before it appears on the station website.
Then beginning Tuesday, March 1st Voting will begin for all approved submissions on the stations website at Z97-5.com through Friday, March 25th.
The top 5 bands by number of votes and station approval must be available to perform at Rivers and Spiers on 4-15 and 4-16. Performance times are TBA.
The 1st place band will win $1,000, and the 2nd place band will win $500. Semi-finalists and finalists will compete on the Strawberry Alley Stage at the 2014 Rivers & Spires Festival which takes place April 15, 2016 through April 16, 2016. The contest is open to those who hold a valid article of state identification or Military I.D. and are 18 years of age or older.
ALL MEMBERS OF THE BAND MUST BE 18 OR OLDER
HOW TO ENTER:
Bands will be able to enter the contest by submitting an audio demo to WZZP. Demos will be accepted from Monday, February 1, 2016 through 11:59PM on Monday, February 29, 2016. Audio demos may be submitted by completing the necessary registration process and uploading an audio file on the Z 97.5 website (www.z975.com). Audio demos may also be submitted by mail. ALL CD DEMOS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 4:59PM ON Friday, February 26th, 2016.
CD Packages should be mailed to:
LAST BAND STANDING
1640 OLD RUSSELLVILLE PIKE
CLARKSVILLE TN 37043
Be sure to include BAND NAME, BIO, EMAIL ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER AND ADDRESS.
SEMI-FINALISTS SELECTION: On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, On-line voting begins on Z975.com The top 5 bands/artists will be chosen to compete on stage at this years event. Voting End on Friday, March 25th at 5pm.
SEMI-FINALS: This will consist of 5 bands performing and competing at the Rivers & Spires Festival in Clarksville. Each band will perform a 30 minute set. Five bands will perform and compete on Friday, April 15, and the remaining finalists will perform and compete on Saturday, April 16. From those that compete, two bands will be selected as finalists, The 2 bands named as finalists will be invited to perform and compete against one another in the finals to take place on Saturday, April 16 at the Rivers & Spires Festival.
SEMI-FINALS SCORING: A panel of 3 judges will view the semi-finalists performances to determine which 2 bands will be named finalists. Bands performing in the semi-finals will be judged on the following criteria: stage presence, originality, vocal ability and musicality. Judges will score entries on a scale of 1-10 for each category with 10 being the most favorable score and 1 being least favorable. Once all scores are recorded for each band in each category, a cumulative score for each will be determined. The band with the highest cumulative score will be named a finalist. FINALS: This will consist of 2 bands competing on Saturday, April 16 at the Rivers & Spires Festival. Each band will perform a 45 minute set. Lineup to be determined via random drawing.
FINALS SCORING: A panel of 3 judges will view the finalist performances to determine which band will be named the grand prize winner. Bands performing in the finals will be judged on the following criteria: stage presence, originality, vocal ability and musicality. Judges will score entries on a scale of 1-10 for each category with 10 being the most favorable score and 1 being least favorable. Once all scores are recorded for each band in each category, a cumulative score for each will be determined. The band with the highest cumulative score will be named a winner and receive $1,000. The band with the second highest cumulative score will win $500. Prizes must be claimed no later than 5pm on Friday, May 30, 2014.With this, the 1st Place band will win $1000 cash and the 2nd Place band will win $500 cash. Previous Z 97.5 Last Band Standing winners are not eligible for Contest.