The UllrGrass Band Contest 2018 will be held on Thursday January 18 at 6pm at New Terrain Brewing Co in Golden, Colorado. Finalists will have our admiration and a chance to perform at the UllrGrass Music Festival Jan26-28, 2018 and a Mainstage set at UllrGrass 2019.
To register for the UllrGrass Band Competition, simply post an audio/video clip of a recent performance along with the bands website and Facebook page on the Band Contest Event Page for the judges to review, or emal the same to CoralCreekMusic@gmail.com. Band Contest Finalists will be announced by December 18, 2017.
This contest is open to string bands and non-string bands alike. The judging will be based on the "instrumental performance", "vocal performance" - including use of harmony vocals, and "overall performance". Favorable consideration will also be given to bands performing original songs (please introduce your original songs).
To determine the winner, Finalists will perform a 3 song set at New Terrain Brewing Co on Thursday Jan18. Finalists should arrive by 5:30 pm on Jan18 for orientation. Performance order will be posted at that time. The band comp will be followed by the traditional "Judges Jam" at 9pm.
Congratulations to the 2017 Band Contest winners, Meadow Mountain, who will play the UllrGrass Mainstage in Parfet Park on Saturday Jan27.
The Band Contest is FREE and open to the public, so come on down and enjoy an evening of LIVE MUSIC! Buy your UllrGrass tickets in advance online at www.UllrGrass.com/tickets
Past UllrGrass Band Contest Winners:
- Meadow Mountain (2017)
- The Lonesome Days (2016)
- Steel Pennies (2015)