This article was published in 2012.

In May Bradford Theatres launched their annual search for local music talent to open Bingley Music Live's main stage on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September.

Over 50 bands entered the competition from around the Yorkshire district, and from those 50 bands, 6 finalists, having won their respective heats, will now compete in the final on Friday 20th July.

Ballyhoo/Eventide, Dan Audio, Little Victories, Marsicans, Silvertin and The Scandal will be competing to open the main stage at Bingley Music Live Festival in September in front of a crowd of over 15,000 people.

Headlining the night are Essex band The Milk who are playing Bingley Music Live's 'Raise the Roof Stage' on the Saturday.

BD1 LiVE The Final is at St George's Hall, Bradford on Friday 20th July at 7.30pm.

Tickets are on sale now for £5 advance, or £6 on the door. Call 01274 432000 to book.