Acts vie for Butserfest slot

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SCHOOL bands will be battling each other for a coveted spot on a festival’s main stage.

Butserfest takes place in September and, as well as top international acts, there will be local bands.

Three of East Hampshire’s best up-and-coming bands will feature on the website from July 1.

Music fans then have until July 12 to click, listen and then vote for their favourite.

The bands come from The Petersfield School, Horndean Technology College and Eggar’s, in Alton,

The alcohol/drug-free music festival is organised by East Hampshire District Council and takes place on September 14 at Queen Elizabeth Country Park.

Tickets are £20 in advance and can be booked on the website.