Saturday, August 1, 2020
Side Street Studio Arts, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL, 60120
Side Street Studio Arts’ annual Battle of the Bands competition allows artists the freedom of expression and is designed to build support for the local music and art scenes. Bands from all over the area share their art, creativity, and audiences during this summer-long. Hone your craft, build a following!
If you’re able, don’t forget to hit that donate button. Help us keep Side Street side streeting.
The Romantic Satire (W)
Homie Stock (W)
The Data Waves
The Secret Lives
Soaking Up Sandcastles
The Mini Projects
Hunter Funk’s Funk Hunters
Girl and The Star
As Side Street Studio Arts kicks off its 7th year of Battle Of The Bands, we will be converting the events to a fully VIRTUAL contest. We will be accepting *2 SONGS EACH from regional bands (must be within a 50-mile radius) until WEDNESDAY, MAY 20th at 5pm. The first Virtual Battle begins Friday, May 29th at 5pm. Each week’s battle songs will be made available for listening and voting through our website. The audience will have until 9pm that night to listen and vote for their favorite song. The winning band/song of the week will move on directly to the Final Round, Saturday, August 8th. The Final Virtual Battle will include a new song by the past winners.
Rounds will consist of 8 Weeks. There are no semi or quarter finals. Each week is worth as much as the last.
The Final Virtual Battle will culminate with a FINAL LIVE Listening Party: SATURDAY, August 8th at 5pm. Voting starts at 5pm, and will end at 9pm.
Battle Launch Dates*: ALL LAUNCH TIMES ARE 5PM. Voting ends at 9pm.
FRIDAY, MAY 29TH
SATURDAY, MAY 30TH
SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH
SATURDAY, JUNE 13TH
SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH
SATURDAY, JULY 11TH
SATURDAY, JULY 18TH
SATURDAY, JULY 25TH
SATURDAY, August 8th at 7pm – FINAL LIVE Listening Party.
Voting will end at 9pm.
Visit www.sidestreetstudioarts.org/battleofthebands to listen and vote.
*All dates/times subject to change.
Thank you to our panel of judges Dian Amar, Scott Bond, Michelle Dougherty, Adrian Medriano, Rich Wagner
For more information, visit us HERE: https://www.sidestreetstudioarts.org/battleofthebands
Sponsored by Elgin Fringe Festival, Fat Cat Custom Guitars & Repair, Rediscover Records