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By Chanz to Compete in Sterling's Battle of the Bands

 The Ashburn, VA based teen female vocal group, By Chanz, will compete in the Sterling Community Center's Battle of the Bands contest on Friday June 29th, 2001 between 7;00-10:00 PM.  (By Chanz will probably perform around 9:00 PM).  A total of 8 bands will compete for prizes including the opportunity to perform at the Sterling Festival in the fall of 2001.  The Sterling Community Center is located at 120 Enterprise Street in Sterling, VA.  The cost of admission is only $3.00.  That's only about 38 cents per band! 

During the competition, By Chanz will perform three original songs written by members of the vocal group.  Two of the songs, What, What Did I Say? and Beat of Your Heart, were recently recorded at 21st Street Studios in Northern Virginia.  The third song, I Can't Breathe, was recently recorded at Pearl Studios in Columbia, MD. 

By Chanz just returned from performing a showcase at the Philadelphia Music Conference on June 14th for representatives from the recording industry including Jive Music, EPIC/Sony, and Columbia Records.  They met Billy Kahn, who discovered Britney Spears, and were invited to write a song for a new artist just signed to Atlantic Records.  They gave their demo CD to several record company representatives who requested it, and to an artist that works with R. Kelly. 

For more information about By Chanz go to their web site  For more information about the Sterling Community Center, call Dave Previ at (703) 430-9480.