e shortlist for the Battle of the Coverbands taking place on 5 May has been announced:

Tantric Zoo
Icy Dead People
Two Bob Short
Sumner’s Tales
Petra Viva

One of these top Essex coverbands will win a coveted slot on the Sunday line up at the 2017 Brentwood Festival!  Bands will be judged on overall music performance, stage presence, crowd interaction, personality, and song choice.

Battle of the Coverbands shortlist

Opening the competition will be Dave Barnes, who has appeared on The Voice, and closing the evening will be Aaron Norman, a new singer/songwriter.   The Stents will performing a half hour set during the interval.


Listen to organiser Annie Humphrey talking to BBC Essex’s Tony Fisher (fast forward to the 1:52 minute mark):

BBC Essex Tony Fisher Author Amy Gentry (1)

Rayleigh Mills, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7ED
Friday, 5 May
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