BrattRock seeks youth bands, musicians for Sept. 25 festival

BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival (BrattRock), a youth rock festival organized by Youth Services, is seeking bands and solo musical artists from around New England to take the stage at 118 Elliot on Saturday, Sept. 25.

This sixth annual festival will be the first to take place live since before the pandemic.

Performances will take place on an outdoor stage, with an indoor stage available for inclement weather, from approximately 5 and 10 p.m. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.

In addition to up to five continuous hours of live music, the festival will feature food vendors, arts and crafts activities, and games.

Interested youth performers and bands (most band members should be ages 20 and younger) are invited to audition by sending a YouTube video of a rehearsal or performance to [email protected].

The deadline for auditions is Thursday, July 15, with finalists being selected by Aug. 1.

For more information, contact Samantha French, Vista member/volunteer coordinator and development assistant for Youth Services, at 603-903-2283.

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