CIVL Radio organizes Battle of the Bands

Solo singers/songwriters and judges sought for annual Abbotsford event.

Abbotsford’s campus radio station CIVL 107.1 FM is getting ready for its second annual Battle of the Bands – Singer/Songwriter Edition. The University of the Fraser Valley station is inviting Fraser Valley solo singer/songwriters of all genres to apply for the opportunity to share the stage with fellow solo artists, and to perform for fans and industry professionals.

Musicians can apply online at www.civl.ca until this Friday, March 7. Battles start March 17 and will continue for four weeks at UFV’s Aftermath pub. Three finalists will battle at the Abbotsford Heat game on April 11, with the game audience choosing the winner. The winner will perform at the Abbotsford Arts Council’s Arty Awards on April 12 and receive industry prizes, including videos from Tractorgrease Multimedia.

CIVL Radio is also seeking judges to help select finalists. Applications are open online until Friday.