Six local bands have been chosen to play in the SouthSounds Mobile Bay Music Showcase presented by Lagniappe. The selection committee went through dozens of entries submitted by area bands and voters determined the top six acts who will play in this locals only showcase. They are: G’mar Poett, Kayla Cox, Kayland Knight & Trex, Paid to Pretend, Red Clay Strays and Summerlyn Powers.
Each of these six finalists will play a 20-minute set before a panel of judges at noon on Saturday, April 14, from 12-3 p.m. on the Lagunitas Stage behind The Merry Widow. The winning band will go on to compete in the regional Lagniappe New Southern Music Showcase against some of the hottest up-and-coming bands from around the Southeast on Sunday, April 15, from 12-3 p.m., also on the Lagunitas Stage.
The winner of the regional showcase will receive a prize package including three days of studio time at Studio H20 with the legendary Rick Hirsch, a $500 gift certificate to Picker’s Paradise, $200 gift card to Callaghan’s, a $200 gas card provided by Lagniappe and a feature in Lagniappe.
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