Creation Fest and HearitFirst Host 'Indiescovery'

Published: 2006-04-12
Creation Fest has partnered with to bring forth independent musicians to showcase their talents long before the festival has started. Bands submit their material to before April 14 and fans begin voting for their favourites the following day for a month. 6 semi-finalists will be chosen, 3 for Creation Northeast held in Pennsylvania beginning June 30 and 3 for Creation Northwest held in Washington beginning July 28. At each festival the 3 bands will duke it out for audience support and from their hosts, mega-rockers Sanctus Real. The winner at each festival will receive a Saturday morning opening slot on the X2006 Fringe Stage and the opportunity to record a demo in Nashville from a major record label.

"We have received a great response to the contest," says Nick Kulb, VP of Marketing for the Creation Festivals. "The number of submissions to this point has exceeded our expectations, and is sure to grow even more before next week's cut off." For more information about the Indiescovery Ultimate Battle of the Bands, to make a submission or to vote on your favourite artist, please visit

Depending on what end of Canada you're in, you can learn more about Creation Northeast and Northwest for a summer road trip. To view the complete program, or for information on purchasing tickets to the event, please visit and choose the link to the Festival you would like to attend.

Writer: Soul Shine Staff



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