Wimborne Live & Loud 2017

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

This year with audition locations, semi final and grand final!

Wimborne Live & Loud 2017

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival is proud to present the return of the annual youth music competition Live & loud and this year it's packed with new features!

The highly anticipated event will now be running from the end of April through to the end of May, with rounds of auditions. Those applying will get a choice of audition locations, all taking place in Wimborne and then will be selected to join us at a semi final round and onwards to our prestigious grand final taking place at the Allendale Centre on the 26 May 2017 where we will crown the winner.

Prizes will include a place on the Youth Music Stage on Willow Walk during the festival weekend, the chance to record a single, songwriting workshop and vouchers! So, if you're a soloist, an acoustic duo or a full band from the age of 13 to 26 then we would love to see what you can do. Enter your details bellow with a link of you performing and we'll get you signed up for an audition date.

Finalists

Square Records (23 April) - 1st Place: Lucy Beardsley; 2nd Place: Lee Rasdall-Dove

Apply Online

For your chance to win the awesome prizes below, Apply Online today!

The Prizes

The winning act will be programmed into the festival line-up on the weekend of 9, 10, 11 June 2017 (save the dates!) on the Willow Walk Youth Music Stage and will also win a recording session to record your own single!

Second place will also win a slot on stage at the festival as well as a songwriting workshop session with Polly Morris.

Third place will win music vouchers.

Event Sponsors

Thank you to all the help of our supporters for the Live & Loud events!

Kindly providing space for the auditions and also sponsoring the Live & Loud 2017.

Kindly providing space for the auditions and also sponsoring the Live & Loud 2017.

Kindly providing space for the semi finals and also donating vouchers as a prize.

Kindly providing space for the auditions and also sponsoring the Live & Loud 2017.

Kindly providing space for the under 16's audition round.

Delighted to be sponsoring the Live & Loud youth music competition in 2017.

Delighted to be sponsoring the Live & Loud youth music competition in 2017.

Sponsoring prizes for the Live & Loud youth music competition in 2017.

Providing sound equipment to the audition rounds and finals of Live & Loud.