Each year, three High School Bands compete for the ultimate title of Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Battle of the Bands Winner, taking home a generous prize package including cash and much more! A qualifier round hosting up to 12 bands takes place prior to the festival at The Prophet Bar.
This year the 2018 Battle of the Bands qualifier round will take place Saturday, April 14. At the judges’ and producer’s discretion, 2 bands are selected outright to compete in the finals at the Wildflower! Festival and an additional 2-3 bands are selected to compete in an online fan’s choice contest for the third and final slot at the festival.
Qualifier Contest Requirements
- 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).
- Bands are judged on Musical Talent, Crowd Noise, Showmanship, Originality and Follow Contest Rules.
- Bands who register for the qualifier round receive additional contest guidelines regarding their set.
The winner of the 2018 Battle of the Bands will take home the following:
- $500 Cash
- Individual performers at the finals will be awarded for best guitarists, bassist, drummer and vocalist, compliments of Williams Music 1ST.
- Additional prizes will be announced in the coming weeks
Congratulations to the 2017 Battle of the Bands Winner, Weather King!
2017 Battle of the Band Finalists