Hitchin club chosen to host UK band battle

Remix has been chosen as one of 30 live music venues in the UK to host next year s Red Stripe Music Award competition. Now in its fourth year, the nationwide battle of the bands will be holding its regional heats at the Hitchin club every Thursday fr

Remix has been chosen as one of 30 live music venues in the UK to host next year's Red Stripe Music Award competition.

Now in its fourth year, the nationwide battle of the bands will be holding its regional heats at the Hitchin club every Thursday from January.

A showcase of the best bands will be held at the end of March and those in the final have the chance to play festivals around the UK including Brighton's Great Escape.

The competition is open to over 18s in bands of any genre playing original material.

For information on how to enter go to www.redstripe.net