In the Groove: High School Battle of the Bands

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Summary

Musician's Friend Token Listing - Free Submission. In the Groove: Battle of the Bands 2011 will present 64 bands from throughout the Northeast in two rounds of competition with prizes available in both rounds. The competition has divisions for both 18+ and under 18 bands. The promoters welcome a variety of genres including acoustic, adult contemporary, classic rock, country, electronic/dance/DJ, folk, funk, Gospel, hip hop, rap, jazz, Latin, metal, pop, punk, rock, reggae, singer/songwriter, urban, R&B, and world. Battles will be held in Cambridge, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington DC./n/nHey Under 18 Bands!!

Want to tour the United States? Perform at the legendary 2,000+ seat Symphony Hall? Receive a publishing contract, live radio performance, thousands of dollars of gear, and studio time? Then submit your FREE entry for the “In the Groove Battle of the Bands” taking place this fall in Boston, Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington DC. Apply Today!



In the Groove: Battle of the Bands 2011 will present 64 bands from throughout the Northeast in two rounds of competition with prizes available in both rounds. The competition has divisions for both 18+ and under 18 bands. The promoters welcome a variety of genres including acoustic, adult contemporary, classic rock, country, electronic/dance/DJ, folk, funk, Gospel, hip hop, rap, jazz, Latin, metal, pop, punk, rock, reggae, singer/songwriter, urban, R&B, and world. Battles will be held in Cambridge, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington DC.



First Round Venues are now confirmed:


  • November 6: MacGuffin Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)

  • November 12: Twins Jazz (Washington D.C.)

  • November 20: Ryles Jazz Club (Cambridge, MA)

  • December 3: Secret Theatre (Long Island City, NY)



Prizes will include:

  • Round 1 Prizes: A Four Hour Recording session (Venues to include: Bridge Sound and Stage, Tonic Couture Studios), Coaching session by School of Groove coaches, On-air interview and performance (Stations to include: WZBC) and over $2000 in gear prizes from Sam Ash.

  • Round 2 Grand Prize: A management contract and a publishing contract with School of Groove Press.



Round 1 will take place on Saturdays between October 29th and November 19th. 64 performers will compete for 8 first place slots between the over and under 18 divisions.



Reviews:

"The band really enjoyed the high school Battle of the Bands. We thought the venue was great and the sound person did an unbelievable job. Definitely rate it 5." -Echo the Silence band

Terms And Conditions

In the Groove: High School Battle of the Bands does not provide any compensation for band travel/lodging/meals.