Our youth ministry is considering holding a "Battle of the Bands" type event for worship bands in the area as a fund raiser. I have a few questions? Would you consider participating in this kind of…Continue
"Wednesday, February 2nd
UTurn Student Ministries at The Warehouse
Trading My Sorrows -- G
Sing, Sing, Sing, -- E
Revelation Song -- G
Awsome night. To God be the Glory...
Just had one of those night where we didn't want to stop…"
"I was in a Christian Blues Band and prior to joining they played in a Blues Battle for the Phoenix Blues Society. What better way to witness, especially if you win! Check out RUBLUES in people on myspace."
"I think you are moving in the right direction if you are aiming for the experience that Cory seems to have had.
I want to provide a bit more detail here because, while I think we really got something valuable from the experience, a few of my…"
Thank you for your thoughtful reply. I think you are moving in the right direction if you are aiming for the experience that Cory seems to have had. I would personally cherish the chance to be able to take the bands I…"
Thanks for your input. The only reason that I was considering limiting the entries to worship bands was to enable more of an apples to apples comparison for the judges. I think your point about opening the competition…"
"I was in a worship band a few years back that did this. This is my experience:
1) It gave us the opportunity to focus on musicianship which made us all grow.
2) We met and experienced other worship teams all around Kansas and Missouri.…"
"Not sure I get why this would need to be about "worship bands". If you are trying to use a band competition as a means of raising money then why not just make it a battle of the bands and leave the "worship band"…"
UTurn Student Ministries @ The Warehouse
Lord I Lift Your Name on High/Let it Rise -- (G)
Yearn -- Shane and Shane (C)
Here I am to Worship -- (E)
Altar Call -- Let it Rain -- Michael W. Smith (G)"
"Thanks for the input. Josh, I agree, and I was bouncing some ideas around. Battle(of the Bands) for the Kingdom. Or a scripture verse.. iron sharpens iron...
or some type of theme such as being in one accord or lifting one another…"
"You might wanna think about whether you could call it something other than a "Battle of the Bands," maybe a "Festival of Praise" or something. Play down the competitive aspect.
I would suggest getting one good drum…"
Our youth ministry is considering holding a "Battle of the Bands" type event for worship bands in the area as a fund raiser. I have a few questions? Would you consider participating in this kind of event if one was held close to you? What things would the event have to offer to appeal to you as worship leaders/musicians? If you have participated or hosted events like this what were the pitfalls/obstacles you encountered? Thanks for any input,See More