Battle of the Bands

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.

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