Battle of the Bands

Free with Fair Admission
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Coors Light Rock On Stage

Which is the best up-and-coming band in Southern California? Come to the Fair’s Battle of the Bands and find out!

Each year, the finest regional bands perform in front of the public and a panel of distinguished music-industry judges, with a $5,000 first-place prize on the line. Drop in to hear one band, or the whole lineup! It’s free with Fair admission.

How can your band get in on this in future years? Please see the Battle of the Bands contest page.

And The Finalists Are. . .

Congratulations to the finalists for the 2018 Battle of the Bands:

Finnegan Blue
Carry-On Band
The Naked I
Morgan Leigh Band
Nothing But Flowers
J.A.M. KwesT
Every Other Year
Village Park

Prize Sponsors

Sonic logo
Casbah logo

Sonic Rocket, a recording studio in Fallbrook, will give the Battle of the Bands winner a $1,000 Power Weekend recording session.

The Casbah will provide a showcase for the top three finishers in the Battle of the Bands.

For additional information about this competition event, please see the Battle of the Bands contest page.