Fairborn's first Battle of the Bands is set for this weekend. CONTRIBUTED

Fairborn hosts first Battle of the Bands competition

Take the short drive to Fairborn to catch the city’s first Battle of the Bands this Saturday. 

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This free event will be held in downtown Fairborn on July 13 and will feature nine local bands battling it out on stage. Judges will vote to determine the three winning bands based on performance, songwriting, audience reaction and overall energy. These winning bands will each win $2,500 and an automatic entry to perform at the Festival of Flight on Oct. 5 at Wright State University. 

In addition to the live local music, food trucks will line Main Street and a beer garden will serve both craft and domestic brews.

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BAND LINEUP/SCHEDULE:

  • New Haven: 4:20-4:40
  • Nawty Dawg: 5:00-5:20
  • Crossing the Rubicon: 5:40-6:00
  • METALHORSE: 6:20-6:40
  • Lights Out: 7:00-7:20
  • Summer Highway Band: 7:40-8:00
  • Mad River Dogs: 8:20-8:40
  • RIND: 9:00-9:20
  • Sizter Machyne: 9:40-10:00

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WANT TO GO?

WHERE: Downtown Fairborn, at 103 West Main Street

WHEN: Saturday, July 13 from 4 to 10 p.m.

COST: Free

INFO: Facebook

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