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National Life Group accepting submissions for Beats for Good, high school band competition to perform at Do Good Fest

National Life Group Do Good Fest Beats for GoodMontpelier, VT - (March 2, 2023) National Life Group is accepting submissions from Vermont high school bands to compete in 2023 Beats for Good for a chance to perform at its annual benefit concert, Do Good Fest.

Beats for Good is open to any current Vermont high school student and their classmates. This contest is open to musical acts of all sizes and genres, acoustic or electric. The grand prize winner will open Do Good Fest, have the opportunity to meet the local and national musicians, and receive a $5,000 donation to their school’s music program.  First and second runners-up will receive $2500 and $1000 respectively for their school’s music program, play during the festival and also have exclusive backstage access.

Do Good Fest is a free benefit concert series that has raised more than $345,000 since 2014 to bring peace of mind to National Life's communities. Held on the company’s Montpelier campus on July 15, National Life will once again partner with Star 92.9 to bring a national headliner and opener along with local musicians. In 2022, there were over 6,000 concert attendees. Like last year, this year’s festival benefits the Branches of Hope cancer patient fund at Central Vermont Medical Center. The festival will include a VIP Lounge, food vendors, a nonprofit village, facepainting for kids and a fireworks display.

Entries should include a link to a performance no longer than five minutes. Once the submission period closes, a panel of local music professionals and educators will review the submissions and choose their favorites. The act that receives the most votes will receive the opportunity to open Do Good Fest and win a $5,000 cash prize for their school’s music program. Learn more here: Beats for Good — Do Good Fest.

Learn more here about National Life Group’s corporate philanthropy with programs that include a commitment to ending childhood hunger, children’s mental health, LifeChanger of the Year and other social responsibilities.

Editor’s note: Pictured above, 2022 winners Kingdom All Stars open Do Good Fest.

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Contact: Daphne Larkin, Corporate Communications, National Life Group, 802.229.3607

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