Battle of the Bands at Downtown Artery

BandWagon Magazine Presents: 2018 Battle of the Bands
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Thursday February 8th, 2018 at Downtown Artery in Fort Collins!

7:00 Doors | 7:30 Showtime

It's the annual BandWagon Magazine Battle of the Bands. Watch as Northern Colorado's best local bands compete for eternal glory, the grand prize of $1,000, and the cover of BandWagon Magazine!

For the past 7 years BandWagon has held an annual Battle of the Bands where. Past winners include local bands like Slow Caves, The Burroughs, Its Just Bugs, and Hypnotic Vibes.

Preliminary rounds will take place 2/1 and 2/23 at the Moxi Theater in Greeley, 2/15 at Hodi's Half Note, and 2/8 at the Downtown Artery in Ft. Collins. One band from each night will move onto the final round at the Moxi Theater in March. The battle is scored by a combination of judges and crowd voting. The celebrity judges, composed of local musicians as well as folks affiliated with organizations like BandWagon Magazine, Moxi Theater, The Fort Collins Music District, and Mishawaka Amphitheatre, will be filling out score sheets that award bands for several categories including originality, professionalism, crowd participation and response, and the quality of performance.