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Local music groups vie for Big Gig "golden tickets" in 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.


Kulick talks KISS, Summerfest and more

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."


It's time to Break into the Big Gig

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.


Band battle launches Horny Goat's heated winter wondertent

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.


The Barrettes to battle bands

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.

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