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does your band have what it takes?

88.1 WBGU-fm and Howards Music Club are teaming up to bring you Live Wire's very first BATTLE OF THE BANDS. Take this opportunity to impress the judges and prove why your band deserves to win.



$1000 | Music Featured on 88.1 WBGU-fm | Artist Feature with Falcon Media | Audience Reach

Second place will receive $500 and Third place wins $250. Finalists will have their music featured on 88.1 WBGU-fm leading up to the live show at Howards Music Club on March 25th. Performances will be recorded live by Live Wire's media team.

Submission Instructions

It's easy! Just click the button below to download the rules, and then send us an email. Include your contact information, band information, and a few links to your original songs.

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by submitting your band, you are agreeing to the rules and conditions.

Come celebrate with WBGU-fm at our first ever Battle of the Bands on Saturday March 25! This awesome night of music is to help students at Bowling Green State University learn more about the music industry, live events, and band hospitality.

You be the Judge

WBGU-fm, Howards Music Club, and select judges need your help choosing the best band. Help us judge your favorite bands by using the hashtag #BandsToBattleBG. Tag your favorite band, tell us why they should be a finalist, and make sure to use that hashtag! Help your favorite band get the chance to battle it out on stage live at Howards Music Club.