Join us in celebrating the 10th Annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival Battle of the Bands Competition on Saturday, May 20 on the State Farm Plaza Stage, where 3 bands will battle it out for the grand prize and official winning title! Two finalist were selected on Saturday April 15 at the qualifier round, held at The Door Dallas, with the opportunity for YOU to vote on the third!
Fan Vote Runner-Up
Congratulations to Tuesday Night for being chosen by YOU as the Fan Vote Runner-Up in the Wildflower! Battle of the Bands Competition.
Finals at the Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival
- Bands will perform on the State Farm Plaza Stage on Saturday, May 20 at 4:15 PM – time subject to change with notice
- Each finalist band will have the opportunity to meet with the LIVE program team at Alchemy Music to review their qualifying round performance and receive feedback and recommendations to prepare them for the finals.
- Each finalist band will be allowed to play one 12-minute set (please note difference from qualifier round)
- Each band must perform at least one (1) original song during their 12-minute set
- Each band must perform (1) cover song of a 2017 Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival headliner. Band may choose to play full cover song or at minimum a 2-minute excerpt. Bands are encouraged to interpret/adapt the cover song to their style/genre and “make it their own”.
- Winning band will be determined by a panel of judges based on the following criteria:
- Musical talent as determined by our panel of judges
- Crowd noise and enthusiasm
- Showmanship of band members
- Ability to follow contest rules and perform at least one (1) original song and one (1) cover song within one 12-minute set
- Originality of cover song
- NOTE: Ticket sales by the bands are not a factor in the judging of the winning bands.
- No foul language, or crude/offensive/vulgar behavior of any kind on stage, in lyrics, off stage, or otherwise. Absolutely no moshing and proper attire must be worn at all times.
- Band members are only allowed on stage during their set. Bands or band members who go on stage while another band is competing will be disqualified from the competition.
- No moshing and appropriate attire must be worn at all times.
- Band members are only allowed on stage during their set. Bands or band members who go on stage while another band is competing, will be disqualifies from the competition.
- Producer reserves the right to approve song choices to be performed at Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival
The winning band as determined by panel of judges will receive:
- $500 cash prize
- 3-month membership in the Alchemy Music performance artist development LIVE program (Custom artist development and management).
- 1 Alchemy Music talent evaluation and strategy session for each member of the winning band
Additionally, four (4) individual awards will be presented for most outstanding vocalist, guitarist, bassist and drummer. Individual award recipients will each receive equipment from Williamson Music Company.
- All band members must be between the ages of 14 and 19.
- Minimum of 3 members in each band.
- At least half of the members must be current students in grades 6-12 (3 member band = 2 current students, 4 member band = 2 current students, 5 member band = 3 current students)