Competition closed - get the gig in your diary

THE competition to write a song for Almost Famous has now closed. Some 38 songwriters – all from Huntingdonshire – have entered the contest. Their songs are all being played now on www.huntspost.co.uk The Almost Famous Song Competition Gig will take plac

THE competition to write a song for Almost Famous has now closed. Some 38 songwriters - all from Huntingdonshire - have entered the contest. Their songs are all being played now on www.huntspost.co.uk

The Almost Famous Song Competition Gig will take place on Sunday, June 10 at The Golden Lion in Market Hill, in St Ives.

The night will feature a selection of entrants to the song competition and will also include the announcement of the winning songwriter.

The winner will have recording time at the Fasttrack Studio in Wilburton plus rehearsal time at The Studio rooms in Wyton. The best 12 songs will be recorded onto a promotional CD and there will be plays and interviews on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.

Confirmed so far for the night are Rob Crane, Trevor Jones, Bomb Factory, Mark Wilks, 9FoldPunch and Comfy Slippers. The show starts at 7pm. Entry is free.

CHRIS BOLAND

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