San Diego County Fair
Contests & Competitive Exhibits  
FM94.9 presents

Battle of the Bands

Returning to the San Diego County Fair was our Battle of the Bands contest, a search for the best musical talent/group in the United States. Finalist bands played one original song, and also performed a Beatles song, in honor of the Fab Fair theme.

The winners were:
1st place: Kid Wilderness
2nd place: Soda Pants
3rd place: The Street Hearts

In addition to a grand prize of $3,000, Kid Wilderness will be asked to return to the Fair for an encore performance.

Kid Wilderness


Soda Pants  

Winners of the 2014 Battle of the Bands, top to bottom:

Kid Wilderness, 1st place
Soda Pants, 2nd place
The Street Hearts, 3rd place


The Street Hearts


Final Round: June 27, 4:00-6:30PM
Coors Light Rock On Stage

Other Finalists

Jet West
Echoed Silence
Boondock Brothers
Hand Drawn Tree
Triton Eye
Wild Rumour


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


Sponsor Prize Packages

The Casbah Stage time to the winners

Recording Arts
& Technology
Recording studio time to the winners

The Nardcast Airtime/interview on Nardcast

ListenSD Video interview on webcast


Direct them to
or call 858-755-1161 x2363


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