Herne Bay Rocks Competition
Now in its 14th year it is a LIVE music competition for local musicians either electric or acoustic.
It’s held over 7 nights in August with 5 band/electric nights at 5 different Herne Bay venues and 2 nights of acoustic music at 2 Herne Bay venues.
For all heats the complete Back Line (including drum kit) and PA system are provided by Macs Music , this enables quick turn around’s and guarantee of working quality equipment. Bands bring their own breakables and any specialist equipment
We have 4 independent judges, all with music industry experience, who judge over 4 different categories – Ability, Song Writing/Interpretation, Stage Presence, Professionalism.
The 3 highest scoring bands over the 5 nights play in a final held at the Kings Hall.
The acoustic acts are scored using the same categories as the bands over the 2 acoustic nights with the winner announced at end of the second night.
The winner’s prizes are made up of the following
2 days in a local recording studio (1 Day for acoustic winner)
Production of 100 CD’s
Set of Drum Mics for winning band courtesy of Music Bay
Hand held Wireless Mic for winning Acoustic courtesy of Music Bay
Professional photo shoot
Free practice time at Dog House Studios
Playing on the main stage at Herne Bay festival