2nd Annual Young & Free Maine Sound Off Music Competition

The contest that gives Maine's 18- to 25-year old musicians the chance to win awesome prizes is back, and it's bigger and better than ever.

The grand prize winner will receive a $1000 gift certificate for a recording session at Main Street Music Studios in Bangor along with a spot on stage at KahBang this summer. Yes, KahBang!

The second place winner will also get some precious stage time at KahBang and the third place prizes include a feature interview and video published on YoungFreeMaine.com

Alright all you garage band kings, do I have your attention?

Here's what you need to do:

  • Read up on the contest rules and details.
  • Submit an original song via YouTube video or audio file on the Sound Off page, along with some other details about yourself, by January 28th.
  • Voting starts on January 29th so tell everyone you know to visit the website and cast their vote. 

The top 5 vote-getters will be announced at the end of each day on Facebook and Twitter. Voting ends on February 7th

Five finalists will be invited to a live audition on February 15th in front of a panel of industry professionals and special guest judges who will pick the three winners.

Check out last year's winner, Rob Burnell, performing his winning song on stage at the KahBang kick-off party last summer. This could be you!

Check out Rob's performance of his winning song at KahBang

Check out Rob's performance of his winning song at KahBang

So, Maine musicians and music fans, get excited! It's time for the 2nd Annual Sound Off competition. I can't wait to hear all the talent that Maine has to offer.

Kylie K.