Musicians of all stripes invited to enter talent contest

Area musicians are invited to enter the Central Music Festival Talent Contest.

Area musicians are invited to enter the Central Music Festival Talent Contest.

Winners will earn a paid set at the seventh-annual Central Music Festival, to be held just north of Red Deer on Aug. 16 to 18.

The competition is open to all musical genres, acoustic or electric. Submissions will be judged by a panel of music industry professionals.

Six finalists will be selected to perform tunes on April 25 at The Hub in Red Deer before a live audience. Judges will then select two winners to perform at the festival.

The submission deadline is at midnight, April 16.

For more information, visit www.centralmusicfest.com.