San Diego County Fair
Contests & Competitive Exhibits  

91X presents

Battle of the Bands

You got the sound; what you need is exposure (and a nice big check would help, too). If this sounds like your band of three or more musicians, you could win a first prize of $5,000.


Application Deadline: April 13, 2015
Thank you for your interest in this contest. The deadline has passed and we are no longer accepting applications. We hope you will come out and support the contestants!

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Rules and Regulations


Battle of the Bands

Gentlemens Club


The Olés

The People's Groove


Steal Away

Sydney Blake and the Misters

Wicked Tongues


Final Round: June 26, 2015; 5:00-8:00PM
Coors Light Rock On Stage


1st Place: $5,000
2nd Place: $2,000
3rd Place: $1,000


About our Media Sponsor

91X logo

Host Tim Pyles has been a staple in the local music scene for years. Sunday evenings from 7:00-10:00PM on 91X, Tim hosts the award-winning "Loudspeaker," the original radio show for San Diego's local music.


Sponsor Prize Packages

Casbah logo and link The Casbah will book a performance for each of the top three prize winners in the 2015 Battle of the Bands.


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