Bands to showcase their talent in contest

BANDS are invited to showcase their talents in an upcoming contest as part of this year’s Fat Tuesday festivities.

Organisers of the five-day event are hosting SXSE Sunday, in association with The Stinger magazine, at The Union Bar in Cambridge Road, on March 2, from 1pm to 7pm.

This will be an opportunity for local bands with mainly original material to showcase themselves to the Fat Tuesday team of judges and to audition for a chance to perform in this year’s Fat Tuesday Tour.

Bands/performers chosen for the SXSE Sunday showcase will be allocated a slot where they will be required to perform a tight 20-minute set of original material to a panel of industry professionals and the public.

For more information go to or email To apply for a slot, send band/performer details to which must include a band biography, at least one band photo and social media links to where audio and/or video recordings of your songs can be reviewed. Bands/performers will be notified on February 14 as to whether or not they have been invited to perform.