JT’s Bourbon Street Grille kicks off Battle of the Bands

At least 20 bands to compete for $1,000 first prize

Dormlife, Blues Hawks, Freestyle square off starting at 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 19

JT’s Bourbon Street Grille, 1407 N. Main St., is hosting this summer’s 2006 Battle of the Bands. This event is sponsored by The Rock River Times and will begin at 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 19.

Top prize is $1,000 cash and a feature article in The Rock River Times. Second place is a $250 gift certificate. Third place is a $150 gift certificate.

A celebrity/professional judge panel will be composed of 96.7 DJ Sky Drysdale, 95.3 DJ Manic Hispanic, Frank Schier, editor & publisher of The Rock River Times and newspaper staff.

JT’s Bourbon Street Grille is committed to supporting, encouraging and providing a venue for creative Rockford-area musicians.

Dormlife, Blues Hawks and Freestyle kick off the competition at 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 19. Registration continues until July 21. Twenty bands have registered so far, and slots are limited, so don’t delay.

For more information, contact Anthony or Vivian Foreman at 964-4400.

From the July 19-25, 2006, issue

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