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Illinois Battle of the Bands hits Sycamore

Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Sycamore Park District will host the second annual Battle of the Bands competition on June 23 at the Good Tymes Shelter, 435 S. Airport Road, Sycamore.

Bands of any genre with members between the ages of 12 and 21 will be scored by a panel of judges. The winner continues on to the regional competition and the winner of regionals competes in the statewide event at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield.

Last year was the first time the Sycamore district participated in “Teen Battle of the Bands.” The winner, Desolation Row advanced to the Elgin competition, won that and then advanced to the state finals at the Illinois State Fair.

Registration forms are due by Friday and can be found at Send completed forms with a check for $25, made out to the Sycamore Park District, to Lisa at 940 E. State St.

For more information, contact Lisa White at or 815-895-3202.

Battle of the Bands is an Illinois Park and Recreation Association event. Visit their website at for complete rules.

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