Battle of the Bands 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • Bands must have 3 or more members in order to compete.
  • Absolutely NO Lip-syncing or tracking vocals.
  • Bands must complete registration form and submit required video by due date to be considered for competition. Video must include at least 2 songs.

Completed registration forms and videos must be submitted by Monday, June 3, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Participants will be notified if they have been chosen to participate by Friday, June 7, 2019 at 5:00pm. Questions can be directed to dwilliams@saratogaspringscity.com or 801-822-1159.

Battle of the Bands Registration form

COMPETITION INFORMATION

  • Amateur Bands are 18 years old and younger
  • Professional Bands are 18 years and older
  • All bands must bring their own instruments except for drums
  • Drum kit, Microphones and speakers will be provided
  • Band must be set up with sound check within 10 minutes
  • Band must tear down and exit stage in 10 minutes or less upon completion of set
  • Bands will each have 15 minutes of performance time
  • Any inappropriate language, inappropriate or controversial topics, and or distasteful behavior will result in immediate disqualification from competition. All songs must be appropriate for a family-oriented environment.
  • City of Saratoga Springs is not liable for accident, equipment disappearance or damage.

JUDGING

  • Music (Clarity, lyrical content and over-all musical performance) 1-10pts.
  • Stage Presence and Crowd Interaction ( How does the band connect with the audience?) 1-10pts
  • Appearance and Personality (Overall look and personality, do you look the part?) 1-5pts
  • Crowd Applause (Fan Support) 1-20pts

AWARD INFORMATION

Professional: 1st Place $1000 runner up $500. The winner will play a 45-60 minute set beginning at 7:30pm

Amateur: 1st Place $700 / runner up $300. The winner will play a 20-25 minute set beginning at 6:45pm