MAD has hosted some of the biggest names in music and your band could be next! July 17 and 18, First Financial Music Hall’s stage will be the site of the second annual MAD BATTLE, a regional band competition.
Enter now for your chance to win a grand package of $2500 and booking at MAD!
Performance requirements to enter: bands must have at least one cover song in their 15-minute Friday night set. To register each band must submit a band logo, photos, member bios (including musical background) and contact info along with one cover song (audio and video files). Any band/individual may enter as long as they're not a previous MAD Battle winner.
The MAD BATTLE committee will select the top ten to advance to the battles. The submission period will be open from 10:00 a.m. central March 9 to Noon on May 2, 2020. Band registration fees: $25 early bird (March 9 – April 2), $35 advance (April 3 – May 1) and $45 day of deadline (May 2).
On Friday, July 17 each band of the ten bands will play a 15-minute set. Top five will be announced that evening and advance to the Saturday, July 18 MAD BATTLE and perform a 20-minute set before winners are announced.
$100 / best vocals
$100 / best instrumentalist
$100 / best showmanship
$2500 and future booking at MAD / best overall