eligibility &
submission criteria


We are looking for the most talented, entertaining and exciting bands in the tri-state area (includes NY, NJ, CT, PA & DE). 16 bands will be selected for the competition. We are accepting submissions through December 5, 2019. The selected applicants will be notified the week of December 9th. Please do not email us inquiring whether your band has been chosen. If you do not hear from us by the 15th your band will not be competing. The full Winter Madness lineup will be announced on our website and social media by the end of December. 

  • All band members must be 18+.

  • All genres are welcome.

  • NO solo acts. Must be at least two live instruments. NO backing tracks.

  • Application and entry fee must be submitted by the posted deadline to be considered.

  • Must be available to compete on any of the dates listed (Feb 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th & 29th) 

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