Rhythm of the Bands Competition

Audition Rules

– Auditions open on 29 July and close on 12 August 2019

-Successful bands will be notified by 14 August 2019

– 10 lucky bands will be chosen to perform at the finals on 22 August 2019 at 18:00 where one band will be chosen to perform at the UJ Weekend of Jazz on 24 August 2019

– Upload a 5-minute or less video demonstrating your band musical talent and tag UJ Arts & Culture on the following social media platforms:

– Ensure you use the hashtag #UJROTB as well as #FollowYourHeART to secure your entry

– Groups can audition with original material or covers but must not exceed 5 minutes

– Bands must have a minimum of 3 people (with vocals & instrumentalists) but a maximum of 10 people. Any group that has less than the minimum and more than the maximum will not be eligible to enter

– All bands entering must supply an email address with their entry in case they make it to the next round

– Prize: The winning band will get to be the opening act for Gabi Motuba and Nduduzo Makhathini on 24 August 2019 at the UJ Weekend of Jazz. The winners will also perform at The Soweto Arts and Craft Fair on 7 September 2019 – Prize sponsored by Jozi Unsigned

– Runner-up gets to be the opening act for Spha Ndlalose and Titi Luzipo on 25 August 2019 at the UJ Weekend of Jazz

– Terms and Conditions Apply

For more info: Fumani Mabogoane – fumanim@uj.ac.za

Please note that entry is voluntary and no financial remuneration will be offered.