Artist Competitions

Battle of the Bands

Want to join our amazing line up?

We want to engage with the local community and support emerging talent, and so, we are looking for local amateur artists (solo, duos, or bands), to enter our competition and be in with a chance of performing on stage at Under The Hill Fest 2018. If selected you will be joining a line up of artists such as A.Skillz, Tankus The Henge, The Undercover Hippy and Buffo’s Wake. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking for their first big live break and to raise your profile. 

Bands will be selected at a Battle of the Bands competition held at Amber Bar, Evesham on Friday 11 May.

Prize

  • Set at Under The Hill Fest.
  • Travel expenses, festival entry and camping. 
  • A meal and some drinks.
  • Access to a great new festival with you and a few mates.

 

Judging

Judging will take place at the Battle of the Bands competition on Friday 11 May.

 

Rules

  1. Entrants must live in either Herefordshire, Worcestershire or Gloucestershire.
  2. All entries should be made via this online form by Saturday 5 May. Entries via any other channels will not be considered.
  3. You MUST be available on the date of the Battle of the Bands competition, Friday 11 May.
  4. You don't have to be 18 years of age or over to enter. 
  5. You MUST be available to play at Under The Hill Fest on Saturday 26 May.

 

DJ Competition

Want to hype the festival crowd?

Last year we saw top DJs in Swing n Bass, Drum n Bass, Ska, Reggae, Gypsy and World Music getting the crowd going. This year, we want to give unsigned talent the opportunity to DJ, selected through an open call to raise awareness of the festival and reach a new audience.

Prize

  • 60 minute opening set at Under The Hill Fest 2018 
  • Travel expenses, festival entry and camping. 
  • A meal and drinks.
  • Access to a great new festival with you and a 4 mates.

 

Judging Criteria

  • Judging will be made on song selection and mixing ability.
  • We are looking for someone with a great understanding to alternative music that fits the festival musical vibe. 
  • Genres can include Swing n Bass, Drum n Bass, Ska, Reggae, Gypsy and World Music
  • Entries will be judged by the Under The Hill Team and the Winner will be announced on the Under The Hill Fest Facebook Page, so please follow.

 

How to Enter

  • Upload an hour mix on Mixcloud 
  • Deadline is Friday 4 th May.
  • Title your mix Under The Hill Fest 2018 DJ Comp - ARTIST NAME. 
  • Promote your mix via your social media channels using #UTH2018 + #DJcompetition. If you fail to tag your mix correctly, your entry may be missed.
  • In the description say what you play on e.g. Serato, CJDJ, Technics, USBs, and add your contact details.
  • Download and use the artwork below and use in your entry. 

 

Rules

  1. The more listens and likes you get doesn't increase the chance you have to win, this is NOT a popularity competition.
  2. But feel free to share for your own promotion.
  3. You don't have to be 18 years of age or over to enter. 
  4. You MUST be available to play at Under The Hill Fest on Saturday 26 May.