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K-State Today

September 26, 2014

Union Program Council hosts 28th annual OPUS Band Competition

Submitted by Arthur White

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Union Program Council is hosting the 28th annual OPUS Band Competition, featuring a lineup of seven musical talents competing for cash prizes at 5:30 p.m. Friday on Bosco Student Plaza.

The bands will be competing for a third place prize of $100, a second place prize of $150 and the grand prize of $200 and two hours of free recording time at Chapman Recording Studios in Kansas City.

The competition is a diverse set, with everything from rock to rap, featuring The Whooligans, Waxeye, Faux Forte, Whyte Lyte, Vik G Trio, Parallel Paths and Jade Archetype. See the UPC website for performance times.

Winners will be announced and presented with checks following the performances. Union Program Council After Hours will host comedian and magician Michael Kent after the competition at 10:30 p.m. in Forum Hall.

Read additional information about OPUS or view a complete list of all Union Program Council activities or call the Union Program Council office at 785-532-6571.