On Saturday 20th April from 11 am Wimborne town centre will be filled with busking musicians who have entered the town’s first street music competition with the chance of cash prizes following a Gala final in the Allendale Centre that evening.
The public are urged to be the Judges of the performers by purchasing a voting pack which includes discount vouchers for town centre shops. The Judges pack will have all the information about the performers aand information on how to cast your votes. Teas, coffee and cakes will be available during the day at Busking HQ in Church House raising funds for The Gunstone Trust a local charity. Also in town at Square Records they are celebrating Independent Record Store day with special limited vinyl releases and some fine in-store performances.
GALA FINAL will being at 7pm in the Allendale Centre main hall and feature the top six acts of the day as voted for by the public judges. Also appearing will be legendary HOBO JONES & THE JUNKYARD DOGS (http://www.ade2000.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/hobojones ) have had huge national and international success since winning a similar competition in Maidstone, Kent in 2005. They will bring us some of their hoedown skiffle with maximum participation over a few sets as we get the finalists performing.
Entry to the Final will be £10 or £5 with the Judges pack purchased earlier in the day. JUDGING at the final will be divided between Public voting and a select panel of Judges from the local musical scene to avoid any possible “rigging” of the proceedings.
FURTHER DETAILED INFO will be available at the WIMBORNE TOURIST OFFICE on the High St.
This is a not for profit event supported by The Wimborne B.I.D.