The 15th annual Anne Arundel County Battle of the Bands competition is set to kick off Saturday night at Maryland Hall.
The Capital Gazette recently provided profiles on each of the 12 bands performing, of which 11 will be in competition for the best of show. The winner of the competition will get studio time to record one of their songs professionally in Studio A of Wright Way Studios.
Broadneck High School senior Ingvar Jacobson, 18, is the one-man electronic band in Keyboard Comrade, which will perform an exhibition on Saturday before the big show, but will not compete.
The BHS student-led band Epic 4 Nothing is competing, and is composed of Marston Conti, 18, Alex Flynn, 16, Cooper Flynn, 17, Andrew Vasilchenko, 18.
The following bands are set to perform Saturday:
- Keyboard Comrade, of Broadneck High School (exhibition only)
- N/A, of Annapolis High School
- Laughter, of Arundel High
- Epic 4 Nothing, of Broadneck High School
- Bleu, of Meade High School
- Davey Jones and the Sailors of Funk, of Severn School
- Floozie, of Severna Park High School
- August in One, of South River High School
- Venus Corps, of Southern High School
- Crash 57, of Southern High School
- Five Seconds to Freedom, of Archbishop Spalding High School
- Medora, of Archbishop Spalding High School
Check out Patch's coverage from last year's Battle of the Bands competition:
- VIDEO: Battle of the Bands Rocks the House
- PHOTOS: Battle of the Bands at Maryland Hall