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Perform at the Skowhegan State Fair: The B98.5 ‘Great Country Quest’

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Central Maine’s #1 Country, B98.5 and the Skowhegan State Fair are looking for the next great country band. It’s the ‘B98.5 Great Country Quest.’ Country bands are invited to submit an .mp3 of them performing a country song (cover or original.)We’ll be taking entries until June 2, 2013. Then, a panel of judges from the Skowhegan State Fair and B98.5 will select the top eight. That’s when our listeners will decide who’ll make it on stage for the ‘B98.5 Great Country Quest.’ The bands that receive the 4 highest vote totals will all perform at the Skowhegan State Fair on August 8th.

The winning band will receive $1,500 and be crowned the winner of the first ever ‘B98.5 Great Country Quest!’

Enter your band now!

Does your band have what it takes to play at the Skowhegan Fair this summer? Enter B98.5's Great Country Quest for your shot to perform at the fair on Aug. 8. Bands must not be signed to a record label, and must submit a band photo, biography and an .mp3 of an original song or a cover song to be eligible. Online entries will be accepted until June 2, 2013. A panel of judges will select 8 finalists from all entries received. Those bands will be posted as finalists on b985.fm starting on June 29. Fans will be invited to vote for their favorite band from June 29-July 13 and the four finalists with the highest vote totals will be invited to perform at the fair on August 8. Additionally, the band with the highest vote total from the event judges will receive a grand prize of $1,500, the second-place band will receive $750, the band with the third-highest vote total gets $250 and the fourth-place band will win $100.
  • An original song or cover in .mp3 format
  • Please supply a brief biography of your band

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