University of Vermont

Battle of the Bands

UPB Presents:
Battle of the Bands

March 14-16, 2016

What is Battle of the Bands?
Battle of the Bands (BOTB) is a weeklong event that showcases local student bands in Brennan's, and lets students vote their favorites into the finale.

Who can participate?
In order to participate bands must have one or more members who are current UVM students.

What is the set length?
The set length will be about 20 minutes long.

How much does it cost? Who can attend?
There is no entry fee for bands, and anyone can attend.

Where is Battle of the Bands taking place?
The preliminary rounds will be in Brennan's Pub and the finale location is to be determined.

What does the winner receive?
The winner of BOTB will be the opening act for Springfest.

What do I have to do to participate?
You need to send in a submission online through the form below.

What is provided?
Sound connections and lights will be provided.
You will need to bring your own equipment/instruments.

Important Dates to remember:

  • Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 21, 2016
  • Notification of date of play: Monday, February 29, 2016
  • Battle dates: March 14, 15, 16
  • Finale Date: Friday, March 18th (Location TBD)

For more information contact

Submission Form

Please pick which dates you are available
(choose all that apply):

March 14th
March 15th
March 16th



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