Celebrating its 12th year, the Bitter Jester Music Festival continues its 2017 summer season with the fourth and final preliminary round of the annual Battle of the Bands. The competition features some of the best up-and-coming bands from across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin! The Grand Finale Concert is on the 4th of July – don’t miss that, either!
Battles take place the first four Fridays of June at Port Clinton Square in beautiful Downtown Highland Park. Professional judges select one winning band each Friday to advance to the Semi-Finals on the 4th of July. Nearly $30,000 in combined cash and prizes will be given away to Battle victors and lucky audience members!
This week’s bands (in alhabetical order) are:
The 80HD Band Official (“80HD”) from Arlington Heights and Prospect Heights, IL;
“Breaking Ice” from Arlington Heights, Mt. Prospect, and Palatine, IL;
“The Magnifiers” from Chicago, IL;
“sam poll” (Solo Artist) from Highland Park, IL;
Skydeck Rock Band (“Skydeck”) from Highland Park, Northbrook, Skokie, and Winnetka, IL;
Surround Sound, The Band (“Surround Sound”) from Madison, Middleton, and Waunakee, WI and St Louis, MI.
Come for the music and you might win some awesome raffle prizes provided by some of Downtown Highland park’s many shopping and dining establishments. Proceeds benefit the Bitter Jester Foundation for the Arts. Plus… FREE GELATO SAMPLES from Frost Gelato for concert goers!!
More info and www.BitterJesterFoundation