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Three finalists have been chosen to perform on the course:
1st - $400 per group
2nd - $250 per group
3rd - $200 per group
Below are 2018 performers. If your band would like to compete in the 2019 Battle of the Bands, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Band A: Tears of a Tyrant
Tears of a Tyrant is an original Southern Rock band from Orlando, FL that has been rocking as original members since 2013. They've been traveling around Florida playing original showcases as well as cover nights full of rock n roll songs from artists such as Val Halen, The Scorpions, Guns N Roses, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and more. Jester Cordell on guitar is known for his rapid shredding and power vocals dueling harmonies with lead singer, Danielle Cordell. Justin MacDonald, also known as the Duke of Bass, along with Manny Mantastic on the drums hold down a strong groove for the rhythm section. Website: https://www.facebook.com/TearsOfATyrant/
Band B: Leave It To Us
An explosive pop-punk band out of Coral Springs, Florida, Leave It To Us has an upbeat, energizing sound that captures the melodies of the 90's and the catchy harmonies of today's pop music. Formed in late 2009, Leave It To Us has shared the stage with acts like All Time Low, Sum 41, Hit The Lights, The Summer Set, and many more. They have performed at prestigious events such as Vans Warped Tour, The Driven Music Conference, and were even nominated for 3 Artists in Music Awards in 2013. Evan, Micah, Dustin and Sean are a group of four friends brought together by the passion of music. The band is currently gearing up to release 4 new singles and hit the road touring the US this fall. Be ready to jump around, sing your heart out, and have a great time with friends...because that's exactly what they do. Website: https://www.facebook.com/leaveittousofficial/
Band C: Big Tiki & The Mai Tai’s
This tropical fun band performs their own brand of music they call “Tiki Pop!”which consists of retro beach party music, originals and their own unique Tiki Pop twist on pop and rock. This fun band from Florida is made up of Stephen “Big Tiki “ Boros on lead ukulele and vocals, “Nauti” Nancy Blauers on lead vocals and soprano ukulele, and Toni “LaBanana” Shifalo on 1 string washtub bass. Both Stephen & Nancy are also visual artists, Nancy is lead illustrator for Margaretville for the last 16 years and Stephen was lead scenic Artist for Cinnabar Florida and both bring a visual element to their staging and performance. Toni truly is the country’s foremost washtub bass player and has been playing the gut bass in a variety of bands from Tango, Vaudeville, Blues, and Jug band music and has even performed at Lincoln Center in Washington D.C.. Together they discover and cover songs, throw in some authentic Hawaiian tunes, perform originals and fill out their performances with wit and humor and have a universal appeal. Website: https://www.facebook.com/BigTikiandTheMaiTais/
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