New England has talent! Could this be you? Country Star Search sponsored by the New England Country Music Organization will take place on April 9 & 10 at Princeton Station in Chelmsford, MA.

Battle of the Bands with $1000 prize (provided six or more bands enter)!! Plus youth and adult categories in the following areas: Vocalist, Entertainer, Duo, Group, Band, Instrumentalist, Dancer, Dance Team, Songwriter, and CD. All entries must be new or traditional country, gospel, bluegrass, country dance, or clogger.

Winners will be announced at the gala Award Show to take place on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the CHS Performing Arts Center in Chelmsford, MA. Winners will be eligible to compete in the Northeast Invitational Country Showdown October 8 & 9 in Maine; and the North America Country Music Association Country Music Week competition to take place at the Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in March 2012! So, if you or someone you know has talent, please be sure to send the entry form and fees before the March 20, 2011 deadline.

Don’t be left out!! $30 entry fee per person per category. Princeton Station, Ballroom, 147 Princeton St., North Chelmsford. 508-335-7979 or