Entries are open for XFM Scotland’s Battle Of The Bands competition for this years McEwan’s Party At The Palace in Linlithgow.

The two-day festival takes place on the Peel at West Lothian’s historic Linlihgow Palace on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August.

Winners of the XFm-organised competition will play on the same weekend stage as Saturday headliners Travis.

Every day in the week commencing 27th July on XFM’s Drivetime show Jim Gellatly will announce one act who has qualified for the final at The Cross in Linlithgow (outdoors) on Friday 7th August in a live show-off. The winner will stay in a hotel on Friday 7th August and open the main stage the following day.

Entries must be submitted by July 22nd via the XFM website.