FORT WAYNE — The University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne will host USF Battle of the Bands, the area’s first competition exclusively for high school and college-age musicians, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, in the North Campus auditorium.
Participants will compete on stage for a chance to record their original music in the studios of the university’s renowned Music Technology Program. This new event, sponsored by the School of Creative Arts, is open to all music genres, including rock/metal, acoustic/folk, jazz/pop, and hip-hop/rhythm and blues.
Band members must be no older than 21 to enter, a requirement unique to USF Battle of the Bands, School of Creative Arts officials said. Winners will be determined by originality and musical expression, technical skill, professional behavior and stage presence. Judges will be industry professionals with a variety of specialties in touring and performing, music business and audio engineering.
For more information, email [email protected] or call Mark Everetts at (260) 399-7700 ext. 8025.