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Battle of the Bands

The annual "Battle of the Bands" will be held 6th weekend Spring Term: Saturday, May 9 at The Grand, with the top 5-6 bands performing that won the semifinals. 

This annual event is coordinated for Carleton students by Carleton students. A student ID (OneCard) is required at the entrance of The Grand for everyone. For students that are 21+ choosing to purchase alcohol, a government issued ID is required at the entrance. If you plan to bring a guest, they must be registered by Friday, May 8 at 5:00 p.m. The guest registration form will open a week before the event.


Battle Line-Up




How will the Battle of the Bands be Judged?

There will be 2-4 student judges and 3 faculty/staff judges.  Each judge is selected based on their musical interest and are not associated with any of the bands performing. At least 2 of the student judges will have also judged the Semifinals in order to see the band perform in two different venues with varied audiences.

Judges determine the top 2 bands that will have the opportunity to perform at Carleton's annual Spring Concert. The second place band will open for Spring Concert and the first place band will follow. 

Battle of the Bands judges: