Sign up for the Main Street Busking Challenge

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ThinkStock Photo

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Downtown Memphis Commission has issued an open call to local musicians and bands through its Main Street Busking Challenge.

The unique event will put local musicians front and center on the Main Street Mall on both Friday, October 28 and Friday, November 4.

Musicians have the option to play on either date or on both.

After the bands perform, the audience will determine the challenge winners who will receive a 5-hour studio session at Ardent Studios.

Second and third place winners will receive local gift cards worth $200 and $100 respectively.

The Challenge is open to amateurs, students and professionals alike.

For more information, click here.