Bands line up to battle for top spot
THE region's most talented musicians will be vying for the spotlight at this Saturday's Lockyer Arts Festival Battle of the Bands grand final.
Bands, soloists and other performers have competed at Laidley for the past three months for the chance to open for Marcia Hines at the Gatton Shire Hall on January 15.
The finale will take place at the Lockyer Hotel, 52 Victoria St, Forest Hill, with the first band playing at 3pm.
The semi-finalists include Lockyer Valley bands Loose Nuts, Third Eye Alchemy and El Día Anterior, Alicia Sires, Corinthia, Toowoomba's ROKKIDZ and Abandonstage, Warwick's Tootie Hiles, and Rheanna Leschke of Fernvale.
For more information call the Lockyer Hotel on 5465 4222 or festival director Jacq Hackett on 0409 375 975.
The entertainment is free for visitors and the audience can vote for their favourite performers.