Local Bands to Perform at Annual "Rock the Oaks" Concert
Applications due November 7, 2008

"Rock the Oaks" is back! The ninth annual concert featuring local bands performing for Conejo Valley teens will be held at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Janet & Ray Scherr Forum Theatre at 7:30 pm on February 27, 2009. "Rock the Oaks 9," sponsored by the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation, offers local bands a chance to showcase their original music. Application deadline for "Rock the Oaks 9" is 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 7, 2008. Bands can obtain an application from:

· The City of Thousand Oaks website, www.toaks.org

· Information Desk, 2nd sec­ond level of City Hall

· Civic Arts Plaza Box Office, 3rd level of City Hall

· Or at the Fabulous Thousand Oaks Teen Center

The Thousand Oaks Youth Commission is looking for four local bands to perform 30 minutes each of original music at the concert. All musical styles/genres will be considered, and there are no age limitations. The Youth Commission will review applications and demo tapes or CDs to determine audition candidates following the application deadline.

Call (805) 449-2743 or (805) 449-2788 or e-mail YouthCommission@toaks.org for additional information.