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Sara Odeen-Isbister , Senior Reporter
Friday, July 13, 2012
Local musicians and singers have the chance to perform on a Dagenham park pavilion to celebrate the last day of the Olympic Games.
Reede Road Tenants and Residents Association is looking for four musical acts to play on a temporary bandstand in Pondfield Park on September 9.
The TRA is one of hundreds of organisations taking part in the Bandstand Marathon 2012, which sees acts perform simultaneously on pavilions up and down the country.
Pam Barratt, secretary of the TRA said: “Invitations are extended to local community music groups and acts to perform for up to one hour.
“We are keen to attract emerging talent, young people and inter-generational projects - local bands reflecting the diverse musical landscape of Barking and Dagenham.”
Groups should provide their own instruments, mixing decks etc. They also need to show they are prepared to take part in a participation even, e.g a choir that the audience can sing along to or an open rehearsal before the event.
Pam added: “This is a great excuse to get the community together, celebrate the Olympics and enjoy some of the musical talent in the borough.”
Anyone interested in performing should email email@example.com. For more information on the Bandstand Marathon go to www.bandstandmarathon.org.uk.
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