Ashburn, VA (Nov. 4, 2015) – Ashburn, VA – Loudoun’s YouthFest, an annual celebration of youth, featuring live music, exhibits and activities, will be held May 21, 2016 at The Barn at One Loudoun, Ashburn, VA.
Festival performers are selected through a Battle of the Bands competition. Middle and high school students residing in Loudoun County are eligible to compete. Interested bands and soloists must submit an application byDecember 1, 2015. Applications are available at www.loudounteens.org.
Battles will be held January 8, February 5 and March 4, 2016 at The Studio, 45449 Severn Way, Dulles, VA. Winners will advance to a final competition on April 8, 2016 at Tally Ho, 19 W. Market Street, Leesburg, VA, as well as perform at YouthFest. The winner of the final battle opens for the festival’s nationally-known headliner.
Competition organizers randomly select lineups and assign competition dates for contestants, which will be announced at a kickoff event December 10, 2015 at the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS), 20145 Ashbrook Place, Ashburn, VA.