Published:
June 12, 2017
Burnham-On-Sea bands compete for Talent Showcase contest crown

Burnham-On-Sea band Drop The Mic were crowned the winners.

Up and coming musical acts gathered at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre on Saturday night (June 10th) to compete before a panel of judges at the third annual Talent Showcase competition.

After an evening of diverse and talented performances, local band Drop The Mic, pictured above, were awarded the grand prize of a professional photo shoot and sets at local festivals.

Joanne Schofield from Jelli Records, Oliver Hulme from Farmfest and Sally Edwards from BOSfest"Everyone had a great night," organiser Lewis Coleman told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "We were so impressed with all the acts.

"Huge thanks go to our judges - pictured right - who were Joanne Schofield from Jelli Records, Oliver Hulme from Farmfest and Sally Edwards from BOSfest."

Co-organiser Rebecca Strickland added: "The audience really enjoyed it. There was a really great atmosphere throughout the night. And it all helped to raise money for Somewhere House Somerset."

The charity, based in Burnham-On-Sea, helps people to access counselling. They also work with local schools to help people better understand issues around mental health and addiction.

"We also couldn't have done the evening without the support of The Princess volunteers," Lewis said.

Citrus Fox were among the up-and-coming groups from across the Burnham-On-Sea area taking part in Saturday's contest.

Citrus Fox were among the up-and-coming groups from across the Burnham-On-Sea area taking part in Saturday's contest.

Vince and The Revolution also impressed the judges with their act during the talent competition, which has been running in Burnham-On-Sea for three years.

Vince and The Revolution also impressed the judges with their act during the talent competition, which has been running in Burnham-On-Sea for three years.

Spangles Entertainment also competed in Saturday's contest at The Princess Theatre in Burnham-On-Sea.

Spangles Entertainment also competed in Saturday's contest at The Princess Theatre in Burnham-On-Sea.

Burnham-On-Sea band Drop The Mic were crowned the winners.

The acts waited on stage nervously at the end to hear who had won. Burnham-On-Sea band Drop The Mic were crowned the winners.


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