Voice of Urban Country Talent Search


The search for the 2013 Voice of Urban Country has begun.

If you believe you have what it takes to be the next big thing in folk, blues, roots or country music then it is time to enter.

Held during the Urban Country Music Festival, the Voice of Urban Country is an esteemed award for …rising country music talent with previous winners including: Katrina Burley, Claye Middleton, BRADE, Amanda Halloran and Jessica Holland.

The winner of the competition will enjoy the amazing opportunity of recording their own music, $2,500 cash, performances at the 2014 festival and their own promotional and advertising packages.

Entries close mid-April. But hurry! Only the first 20 entrants per category will be accepted.

For more information or to enter visit http://www.urbancountry.com.au/general.aspx?id=617

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9
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7:30 pm The John Denver Story starring R... @ The Athenaeum
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12:00 pm Broadbeach Country Music Festival @ Broadbeach Mall Stage
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Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
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