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Who: 60 of the twins cities best bands INVITE ONLY.  Apply and we’ll review your band. 

What: Biggest most legit battle of the bands competition in the mid-west !

Where: GB Leighton’s Pickle Park 

When: Round 1: Aug 8,9,10,15,16,17 / Round 2 (semi finals) sept. 19,20,21 / FINALS Nov. 8th 

Why: Find the best bands/groups/or artists in Mpls and hook them up with cash & gear !

How: Thats just stupid… why would anyone even ask how !

Heres whats up:  For our 5th year anniversary we are changing this up… we are focusing on the elite bands in the twin cities to help spotlight the Minneapolis music scene!  We are only taking 60 of the best bands in this year competition and its going to be by invite only. Your band can sign up like always and we will review your band, if we feel your band has what it takes we will contact you.

 Check out these previous season winners:

She Said Fire  American Battle (nation wide battle taking home $15,000 cash plus thousands in gear, studio time and merch!   She Said FIre, Rawkzilla, American Battle 2013 winners!

Emergent 2013 1st place $10,000 cash + over $25,000 in gear, studio time and merch!

Emergent, Rawkzilla Battle of the Bands 2013

Vaudeville” 2012 1st place -$10,000 cash + $20,000 in studio time, gear, and merch!

Vaudeville, Rawkzilla Battle of the Bands

Other past winners!

Ryan Daniel – 2013 2nd place $3,000 cash

Wang Mango – 2013 3rd place $1,500 cash

All the Right Moves -2012 2nd place $2,000 cash

American Gothic -2012 3rd place $1,000 cash

Fades Away – 2011 1st place $3,000 cash

Xavier Marquis – 2011 2nd place $1,500 cash

Paradise Fears – 2010 1st place $ 1,500 cash

All 10 finalist bands are in the cash and play in front of an Elite panel of industry pros/executives that are flown in just to see the best bands !!

If you think battle of the bands are stupid, unfair and a waste of time… stay home and watch another band win! Don’t knock ours until you try ours!

2014 season is open to original bands ONLY…

Sign up is officially OPEN until we’ve reached our band limit! If you wait you will get left out!

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