Voters’ Choice returns to popular Starlight Music Series
By Gerry Logan, Recreation Supervisor
If you dream of performing on a live stage in front of enthusiastic and appreciative music fans, here’s your chance.
Bands and musicians over the age of 16 — and not signed under a promotional authority/contract — can enter for a chance to play at the May 6 concert at Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater. Entrants must submit one song in an MP3 format along with a YouTube video of the song being performed.
A panel of local judges will select up to 12 finalists based on song originality, stage presence, and creativity. The public will then vote April 4-15 to determine the three artists who will compete at Wolf Pen Creek for these prizes:
|1st Place||$750 and an artist development package by Revive45|
Starlight Music Series
In College Station, the arrival of spring means more than warm temperatures, green grass, and blooming flowers. It also means the return of the popular Starlight Music Series on selected Saturdays at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater.
The free six-concert series opens April 8 and feature a variety of music to fit just about every taste.
Since 2002, the City of College Station has invited citizens to enjoy family-friendly entertainment under the stars. The best parts are that it’s completely free and guests can bring refreshments. Food and drink are also available for purchase on-site.
Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs, and free parking is available at Post Oak Mall. We offer a KidZone area at each concert that features bounce houses and other activities from 6-10 p.m.
Join us this spring for six nights of free musical entertainment under the stars at Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater!
2017 Concert Schedule
|April 8||Texas Unlimited Band with guest Rosie Flores|
|May 6||Voters’ Choice winners|
|May 13||Will Hoge (solo) with guests Bonnie Bishop and Joey McGee|
|May 27||Def Leggend with guests Infinite Journey and Trio Grande|
|June 10||Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws with guest Kidd Reece and Mo’ Live Zydeco|
|June 24||Cory Morrow with guest Cameran Nelson|
Gerry Logan (@GL_sportsguy) is in his fifth year with the Parks & Recreation Department and has served as special events supervisor since 2014. He was previously the sports coordinator for the City of Clinton (Miss.) for three years. A native of Pontotoc, Miss., Gerry is a graduate student at Texas A&M after earning a degree in parks & recreation management from the University of Mississippi in 2010.
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