This year, KJHK has cooked up Battle of the Beats, an amateur DJ and electronic music production competition. THE WINNING ACT RECEIVES $750, SECOND PLACE WINS $500, THIRD PLACE WINS $250, AND FOURTH PLACE WINS $250. The stakes are high, so submit your mix today and read how this all works below.
YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY BY 11:59 P.M. ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15TH, 2023.
All eligible artists must submit their music via this online form by October 15th, 2023 at 11:59pm.
KJHK’s staff will listen and review all submissions, and pick six finalists.
The six finalists will perform at Battle of the Beats on Thursday, November 9th, 2023 at The Replay Lounge in Lawrence, KS.
Prizes for winner and runners -up awarded at Battle of the Beats]:
1st PLACE: $750.00
2nd PLACE: $500.00
3rd PLACE: $250.00
4th PLACE: $250.00
*Prizes will be distributed within two weeks of Battle of the Beats and all appropriate tax information must be supplied by winners to KJHK.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER:
Entrants from anywhere in Kansas, as well as DJ’s or artists from Kansas City, MO and its surrounding metro area.
All styles of music are welcome.
Entrants must be considered “amateur” or unsigned. Those who are signed to a label will not be considered.
There must be an element of a live performance in the entrant’s set. The entrant must not use an aux cord.
Entrants must be willing to be interviewed by KJHK before the competition.
Entrants must be able to perform in Lawrence, Kansas on Thursday, November 9th, 2023 from 10-midnight or later.