Local Young Bands Battle At Playland
White Plains, NY - Six of the best young bands from the metro area prepare for battle as Playland Park in Rye hosts its ninth annual “Battle of the Bands,” Friday, July 20, 2012 at 6 p.m., at the park’s famous Music Tower Theater. Rain date is Friday, July 27, 2012.The bands, whose members are 15 to 20 years old, were selected as the cream of the crop out of more than 20 entries. Judging will be done by a panel of music experts that will include individuals from the local and professional music industry. The winning band will receive a grand prize trophy.
This year’s contenders are:
- Bloodline (Scarsdale, NY)
- Jumpstart Tomorrow (North Babylon, NY)
- Rockin’ One Way (Mahopac, NY)
- Room 237 (Rye, NY)
- Rye & St. Patrick’s (Rye, NY)
- Working Disorder (New City NY)
As an added bonus, visitors can watch Playland’s fireworks display at 9:15 p.m.
The “Battle of the Bands” is sponsored by Westchester County Parks, Friends of Westchester County Parks, and radio station 107.1 The Peak.
Parking is $5 on Friday. Regular admission fees apply.
Bee-Line routes 13, 75 and 91 provide bus service to Playland. Go to westchestergov.com/beelinebus or call (914) 813-7777.
Playland Park is located on Playland Parkway in Rye.
Go to RyePlayland.org or call (914) 813-7010 for park information.
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