February 18, 2015): Algoma University’s Speakeasy bar, in partnership with the Algoma University Students’ Union (AUSU), are pleased to announce the return of the Battle of the Bands on Thursday, March 5th in the Speakeasy, beginning at 8:30pm, with a chance to win great cash prizes.
Battle of the Bands is open to both Algoma U members as well as the general public. Participants can win one of three top cash prizes. The third place finisher will be awarded $100; the second place runner-up will be given $200; and the first-place grand prize winner will receive $400. Prize winners must be present to receive their cash award. Winners are chosen by crowd vote.
Each performer will be given a timed 15-minute set as well as 5 minutes to take down. No technology-assisted equipment allowed (including laptops, mobile devices, tablets, etc.). A sound technician will be on hand. Microphones, drums, and speakers will be available onsite. Participants only need to “plug-in”.
To register an individual or a band, please contact Support Services Assistant Meghan Rix at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 705-949-2301, Ext. 4500. The deadline to register for the event of Thursday, February 26th.
The first performer(s) takes to the stage at 9:00pm with the last performance ending at 2:00am.
Admission to the event is $5.00 per person.