Stamford’s Inaugural Battle of the Bands!


Stamford Downtown Battle of the BandsAlive @ Five is one of Stamford’s most anticipated summer events. The 2010 outdoor summer concert series is set to begin on Thursday, June 24th and conclude on Thursday, August 5th. Every Thursday between this interval, different bands will take to the Heineken Stage in Columbus Park to perform to thousands of Stamford locals. The annual concert series is so popular, it has attracted national headliners in the past like Sister Hazel, Sugar Ray, Bo Bice, Better than Ezra and more! Well, the 2010 event is giving local Stamford bands the same opportunity as these national headliners. By entering in the First Stamford Downtown Battle of the Bands, you will be competing for the opportunity to play Alive @ Five.

Entries must be received by April 30, 2010 in order for your band to be considered part of the competition. All you have to do is fill out the application form and send it to 95.9 THE FOX with a CD, bio and picture. The bands that have been selected to compete in the Battle of the Bands will be notified and expected to play on May 21, 2010. Then six bands will move on to the next round and will play “Bedford Street Promenade” on June 12th, 19th and 26th. Three winners will be selected for the grand prize of performing on the Heineken Stage during Alive @ Five.

Mail entry packet or drop it off at: ATTN: Stamford Battle of the Bands, 95.9 THE FOX, 444 Westport Ave, 3rd Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851. Good luck to all of our local musicians, we can’t wait to see you compete!

If you aren’t a musician but are a huge music fan, you won’t want to miss the inaugural Battle of the Bands in downtown Stamford. So, mark your calendar for May 21st. Considering the event will be happening throughout the city, residents of the downtown Stamford apartments can easily catch the different bands competing. You may even be able to hear them from the comfort of your home.

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