Are you a band or artist dreaming of the big time? If you feel you’ve got the star quality to entertain a festival crowd this could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. 

 Brand new music festival, the BL9 Weekender, is supporting brand new music by auditioning acts for the chance of a lifetime, a performance slot at the inaugural festival at Bury FC’s Gigg Lane ground. 

 Taking place on 13th and 14th June the festival will see the beautiful game make way for a unique musical treat, as some of the biggest names in the music industry line up to kick off the event. 

 If you fancy taking your place alongside the likes of Happy Mondays, Razorlight, Diversity and James Arthur simply submit a link to a recent video/track of a performance to by Friday 24th April 12pm. 

The BL9 team will review all submissions before inviting the best of the bunch to compete live for their place at Manchester Academy 3 on Sunday 3rd May. For full festival line up, tickets and competition terms and conditions please see

 The BL9 Weekender will bring a celebration of music and entertainment to Bury for the whole family to enjoy, and looks set to be the best new music event of 2015. The festival is the result of a collaboration between Bury FC’s Chairman, Stewart Day, and music industry guru Andrew Brooks and will be the first of many football ground festivals in the UK.


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