The Rondebosch Gig Band and Groote Schuur High School band are among several others will taking part in Artscape’s Band Stand event this week. The three-day festival will feature some of the country’s best up and coming musicians from 11 youth bands. The bands were selected through auditions and workshops facilitated by well-known musicians who also served as mentors such as Ian Smith, Camillo Lombard, Amanda Tiffin and Marc de Kock. Shows will take place from tonight, Thursday October 26, until Saturday October 28, at 7.30pm. Tickets are R40 and are available though Computicket or Artscape’s Dial-a-Seat at 021 421 7839.