Search for a Stevenage Star rocks leisure park

Musicians rocked a pop-up studio over the weekend in a competition to find Stevenage’s rising stars.

Over fifty budding music acts wowed onlookers at Stevenage Leisure Park as part of Search for a Stevenage Star, a talent show run by the leisure complex.

Wannabe stars aged 6 to 45 were invited to record a track in a professional studio in a converted classic Airstream motorhome, with a �1,000 prize for the winning act on offer as well as a live slot at the town’s Christmas lights switch-on.

Fans outside the studio were able to watch the performances live via a TV screen.

Kept in the Dark were the youngest of 13 acts competing on Saturday with a version of Muse’s Supermassive Black Hole. Guitarist Ollie Bishop, 14, from Aston said: “We’ve got the talent and musicianship not just to win this competition but to establish ourselves as a leading local live act - practice makes perfect and time is on our side.”


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Stevenage Leisure Park manager Warren Blanchfield said the competition was a great opportunity for artists to showcase their talent while the prize will enable singers and bands to invest in their music career.

To watch all the acts and vote for your favourite, go to www.facebook.com/stevenageleisurepark

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Voting is open until September 1.

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