Results tagged with 'battle of the bands'
Published May 5, 2015
With new headliner and schedule announcements popping up seemingly everyday, the sunny sonic spectacle that is the Big Gig is finally beginning to take shape. But while most of the work takes place in closed-door meetings and over negotiation-heavy phone calls, a part of the Summerfest process has also been taking place on a stage right out in the open, featuring local bands hoping to win in front of a crowd of fans hoping to be won over.
Published June 28, 2013
Ask prolific guitar player Bruce Kulick why being a judge for the School of Rock "Battle of the Bands" June 29 and 30 at Summerfest is important to him and the former member of KISS says that "seeing them be creative or just cover a classic rock tune is truly a joy to me."
Published March 5, 2012
It's that time of year again. Time for local bands to prepare to duke it out for a Summerfest gig. Break Into the Big Gig is actually four battles of the bands that take place at The Up and Under Pub, 1216 E. Brady St.
Published Nov. 7, 2011
Horny Goat Brewing Company, 2011 S. 1st St., hosts its first Goat Fest Battle of the Bands, Saturday, Nov. 12, at 5 p.m., and the plan is to make it an annual competition. The battle is part of a larger event launching Horny Goat's new Big Fun Tent.
Published July 30, 2011
Tonight - Saturday, July 30 - The Barrettes, an all-girl punk band, will compete in the Battle of the Bands at German Fest. The show starts at 10 p.m. The Barrettes are one of 17 bands competing to open for the 10,000 Maniacs on Sunday night.
View the other 8 articles
It is official! LUKYN SKYWYRD is the Milwaukee's 2010 Country Rock Battle of the Bands Winner!! Last weekend at Kelly's Bleachers in Wind Lake, WI, Lukyn Skywyrd took home the title and beat three other bands hands down. This was a fan-based voting event and the competition was fier...
My name is Roy Henning and I am running four events called "Break into the Big Gig" at The Up and Under Pub (Fridays), BBC (Saturdays), Club Garibaldi (Thursdays) and Kelly's Bleachers II (Fridays); with the winner at each event getting a spot to play at Summerfest. I am stil...
Three very much up and coming bands are joining forces on Saturday, October 18th for a show at the BBC Upper Level. It has been a show in the works since mid-summer.Blue, Seriously is quietly establishing an underground reputation for putting on an upbeat and ear-soothing rock show. D...
Write a blog now!