We’re proud to bring back Battle of the Bands for 2018. 7pm Friday night (August 3rd, 2018). This is a free event where bands and fans have the opportunity to have a great time on the Grizfest grounds. A great contest for vocalists and bands to gain exposure and win cash prizes generously donated by our sponsors!
If you’re an up and coming band please complete the 13th Annual Band Application
If you’re a rocking vocalist then please fill our the 13th Annual Vocalist Application
Vocalist Winner will play on Saturday August 4th at 12:30pm.
Battle of the Bands Winner will play on Sunday August 5th at 12:30pm on the big stage!
Band Prizes are $1000, $600, and $400 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Vocalist Prizes are $500, $300, and $200 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Thank you to our sponsors for making this possible!
Band Sponsor Laprairie Crane
Vocalist Sponsor Kelly McManus
Battle of the Bands® Criteria
- Bands registration fee is $100.00 refundable upon appearance. Bands must be ages 12 or over, with a minimum of 3 players.
- Battle of the Vocalist registration fee is $50.00 refundable upon appearance. Vocalist must be 12 years or over and provide 2 songs on instrumental CD.
- Bands and Vocalists may purchase tickets to the Grizfest Music Festival at half price. Tickets will be held at the Grizfest main gate for each band member. There is no charge to the grounds for the Battle of the Bands® contest.
- Winning band and winning Vocalist will receive free admission to the Grizfest grounds.
- The Bands performing name must be given to the Battle of the Bands® Coordinator and then to the Grizfest Coordinator to be entered onto the website. Form must be filled out.
- A list of performing band members must be supplied to the Grizfest Coordinator prior to the Battle of the Bands® contest.
- The winning band will receive 30 minutes on stage performance at Grizfest. Time TBA. The winning Vocalist will receive 30 minutes on stage performance. Time TBA.
- Each Band will perform a maximum of two songs at the Battle of the Bands® contest, 1 orginial and 1 cover.
- Each group will be required to use the back line equipment to expediate set changes.
- Each band will have a maximum of 15 minutes to set up, perform and remove instruments from the stage.
- Bands will receive entry to the contest on a first contact basis. Registration and Deposit must be received.
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