Wednesday, July 18, 2012
City says not enough entrants filed for competition.
At least one casualty of the summer heat: Roseville's annual Battle of the Bands. The city of Roseville announced today (Wednesday) that the Battle of the Bands scheduled for Thursday, July 26 has been cancelled. "The city did not receive enough entrants to hold the contest for the best teen garage band,'' officials said in the city's latest news update. If you have any questions, please call Roseville Parks and Recreation at 651-792-7006. Last year, the city had several groups competing the in the summer Battle of the Bands. The winner was Forgiven Drifter and Roseville Patch shot a video report of the event. Click here to see the video. To keep up with Roseville news, sign up for the Roseville Patch newsletter. Like Roseville Patch on …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Patch talked music with some of the bands.
Five local teen-age bands will compete in Central Park in Roseville tonight for the chance to play at the state fair and win a recording package from the Institute of Production and Recording (IPR). It’s the 13th year that Battle of the Bands is being held in Roseville and more than 500 teens and community members are expected to attend, said Roxann Maxey, the parks department’s youth recreation program supervisor. Bands auditioned in the spring, and five bands were chosen to perform: Forgiven Drifter, Hound Harbor, Crysist, Moronic State and December Night. Five judges from Ramsey County Library, Best Buy and the IPR will decide the winner. The event is community funded, paid for by local business sponsorships and organized by the city …
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Roseville Community Band scheduled to perform.
The city of Roseville’s free "Summer Performance in The Park” concert series continues tonight (Tuesday) at the Frank Rog Amphitheater at Central Park, Lexington Avenue and County Road C. The latest show will feature the Roseville Community Band performing concert music at 7:30 p.m. On Thursday, local garage bands will compete in the battle of the bands with the program scheduled to go from 5 to 8 p.m. Winning bands will advance to the Minnesota State Fair amateur talent contest. Altogether, Roseville is hosting 32 free nights of summer concerts until mid-August. Concerts will generally be held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The schedule can be found at the city of Roseville website.