Wildflower Festival

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Battle of the Bands Qualifiers – The Hey Heys, Future Nest & Nothing Stranger

The Hey Heys –  May 1, 2015

The 2015 Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Battle of the Bands Qualifiers were held Friday, May 1, 2015 at The Door – Dallas. Five bands from around the DFW metroplex came out to compete for a chance to be one of just three bands selected to play at the finals on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival.

Judges selected The Hey Heys and Future Nest as the two bands to auto qualify to the final competition round. The three Wildflower! Battle of the Band judges consisted of Melissa Garcia, Mark Williamson, and Jon Meyer.

Additionally, two runner-up bands, Timeless City and Nothing Stranger, were selected to compete online to allow fans the chance to vote on the third and final band to play at the finals. Video excerpts of each band’s qualifier performances were posted on the Wildflower! Festival website for public viewing. Online voting began Tuesday, May 5, 2015 and ended Friday, May 8, 2015. Thousands of fans voted once daily and the band with the most votes was Nothing Stranger. The Auto Qualifiers are as follows:

The Hey Heys
4-member band ages 14-16; Bending Oaks High School, Hockaday, Booker T Washington HSPVA, St. Patrick’s Catholic School

Future Nest
5-member band all age 18 and from Plano West Senior High

The Runner-Ups for Third Finalist are as follows:
Nothing Stranger
4-member band ages 14 & 15; Oakridge, All Saints & Bedford High Schools

Timeless City

Special thanks to the Wildflower! Battle of the Bands sponsors:


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City of Richardson
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