On Saturday June 2 at the TOWN Ballroom 10 local WNY High School bands will compete for a main stage slot at the 10th Annual Music is Art Festival on September 15, 2012, a full day of recording time at GCR Studio, a digital release of one song on Good Charamel Records, a professional promo photo shoot from legendary concert photographer Bob Mussell and more!

The winners will be determined 50% from the LIVE audience vote on June 2 and 50% from online votes after the taped show is telecast on the CW23 on July 28th at 2PM.   A special judges prize will be awarded at the LIVE Battle on Saturday by a panel which will include Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls and Chris Ring from After Dark Productions.
Music is Art believes that students need the opportunity to have their musical voices heard.  Battle of the Student Bands is a program of Music is Art and is designed to showcase student talent and support the growth of student creativity.  The annual Battle of the Bands is open to all WNY student bands playing music of any genre; all student bands are sponsored by a teacher.
WHAT:  Battle of the Student Bands, a program of Music is Art, a non-profit Arts Organization founded by Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls
WHERE:  Town Ballroom @ 681 Main Street  Buffalo, NY 14203
WHEN:  Saturday June 2, 2012 ~  5 – 11pm
* LIVE Show will air on the CW 23 on July 28 @ 2PM
WHO:  Student bands Fiasco Jones, Brimstone Blondes, Satellite Nation, Victory for Poland, Sorry, Landslide, Wildcard, Born to Funk, Major Thirds and the Blokes
TICKETS:  $5 each, ALL AGES SHOW  *All proceeds benefit Music is Art
The event is sponsored by Zee’s Property Services and with help from the Town Ballroom and After Dark Entertainment,