Home Grown Music Showcase: Calling All Upstate Bands for a Night of Acoustic Excellence

October 30, 2023

On February 17, 2024, the City of Laurens is set to break new ground with an event that’s bound to make waves in the Upstate music scene. “Home Grown,” a brand-new showcase of Upstate musicians, will take center stage at the historic Capitol Theatre. This event promises to be a unique celebration of local talent, with musicians selected through video submissions. Here’s everything you need to know about this new local musical event.

The Home Grown Experience

Home Grown is not just another run-of-the-mill music event. It’s a platform designed to put a spotlight on the incredible musical talent that the Upstate region has to offer. Whether you’re a budding artist or a seasoned band, this is your chance to shine.

The event will take place in the Capitol Theatre, a venue steeped in history and charm. Musicians will take the stage to perform their original songs and crowd favorites in a unique twist – all performances will be done acoustically. This provides a fantastic opportunity for artists to showcase their raw musical talents and create an intimate connection with the audience.

The Selection Process

So, how can you get in on this exciting opportunity? It’s as simple as sending in a video submission of your band’s performance. Videos can be submitted to [email protected]. This is your time to get creative, make your music video stand out, and demonstrate what makes your sound unique.

But that’s not all. The selection process is a three-pronged approach. The winning band will be determined by:

  1. Social Media Engagement
  2. The Crowd’s Favorite
  3. Judges’ Panel

For local bands and musicians, Home Grown is an opportunity to showcase your talents and be part of something big.

So, if you’re a local band or musician with a story to tell and a song to sing, don’t miss this opportunity. Start preparing your video submission, gather your fan base, and get ready to rock the Capitol on February 17, 2024. This is your time to shine, and the City of Laurens is eager to hear your unique sound!