Loudoun Youth Inc.

Battle of The Bands (BOTB)

What is Battle of the Bands?

Loudoun Battle of the Bands provides a safe venue for middle and high school bands across the county and allows them to perform in front of their peers and compete for a chance to win cash ($) prizes. Each year, four battles take place – from January to April – with the top prize of $500 awarded at the final battle.

ROCK OUT with Loudoun Battle of the Bands!

Every year, Loudon’s best youth bands and performers compete in 3 battles, where the winners of those battles move up and compete for cash ($) prizes in one last battle. More than $900 is awarded to the top performing bands (1st Place, 2nd Place, Fan Favorite) at the final battle. First place wins $500! More prizes include: half a day of studio time, private lessons with professional songwriters, and much more!

2020-2021 Battle Dates:

  • December 4, 2020 – Cascades Overlook
  • January 29, 2021 – Cascades Overlook
  • February 26, 2021 -Cascades Overlook
  • March 19, 2021 (FINAL) – Tally Ho Theatre 

2019-2020 Results:

December Battle:

  • Alaska and Aurora – 1st Place
  • Clique Bait – 2nd Place 
  • Echo – Fan favorite
  • Frost Bite
  • Awkwardly Social
  • World View
  • Joanna Kim

January Battle:

  • King Street – 1st Place
  • Oh, Lily – 2nd Place
  • The Knuckleheads – Fan Favorite
  • Nitrate
  • Sela Campbell
  • Ben Fremin
  • Lejitsu
  • Ache Harvest

February Battle:

  • Oculus – 1st Place
  • Antigravity – 2nd Place
  • Pickup Limes – Fan Favorite
  • Skonucon
  • Arsenal Waves
  • Kat Nap
  • Ben Severin
  • Jacquelyn Olivera

Interested in playing/competing? Loudoun’s Battle of the Bands is 100% free for Loudoun teens. Registration will open in Fall 2020
For eligibility, competition rules, and application, go to loudoun.gov/teens

Loudoun Battle of the Bands is produced in partnership with Loudoun County PRCS and the Youth Advisory Council.

For sponsorships, contact swolfson@loudounyouth.org