The Last Band Standing is a talent showcase! Bands from all over Massachusetts will be selected by The New England Music Awards nominating committee. The chosen acts will all perform live in front of a panel of Industry professionals; Radio personalities, Talent buyers, Studio Producers, Award winning Musicians, and Music writers from all over the region – providing live feedback on each performance while scoring each performance. The scoring is based on musicianship, vocals, song writing, stage presence/presentation, crowd reaction, etc.