Yardij is South Florida band with high energy performances and rhythmic grooves that have landed them gigs opening for Bon Jovi and at the Okeechobee Music Festival, Yardij is taking the fast track to the top. Deja Elyze (Lead Vocals/Guitar), Anthony Vilarino (lead guitar/ vocals) Nick Fernandez (guitar/keys/vocals), Alex Athanasaw (bass), and Jordan Solomon (Drums) make up this 5-piece indie outfit.
Expressway to the Stars is a South Florida-based band comprised of five young members between the ages of 11 and 15: Ethan on Drums, Madison on Lead Vocals, Zack on Guitar/Vocals, Carmen on Keys/Vocals/Guitar, and Samuel on Bass/Vocals. Like a constellation in the sky, each member of the band lends his or her own unique personality and talents to a harmonious creation that is greater than the sum of its parts.
Exigent is a young 4 pierce rock / pop band based in South Florida featuring the vocals of Cassie Ortiz, Jessica Elalouf on bass/vocals, Jacob Elalouf on lead guitar and Steven Salguero on drums. Although new as a group, they’ve quickly gained momentum in the local music scene.
Sunset Rising is a South Florida based rock band that delves into several different genres throughout their original set. The musical tastes of each member have congregated into truly unique songs that you can't hear anywhere else. The band is comprised of vocalist Danielle Sinatra, guitarists Nick Corcillo and Jackson McKenna, bassist Raphael Robles and drummer Jonathan Hammond.
We're taking the excitement of a live show with multiple female-led bands and using social media and online voting to drive interest, active participation, and brand awareness that will benefit the venue, sponsors, artists and the community at large.
The Battle of the Bands will be a live showcase of 4 bands chosen via Social Media campaigns that will compete for a cash prizes. Bands can submit their group online. The top 20 will be posted on the website and social media pages where fans can vote for their favorite. The top four bands will be chosen to perform at the live event based on the fan votes and panel selection.
During the live event, the winning band will be chosen based on crowd response and a panel of judges.
The grand prize winner will take home $1000 and the runner up will receive $500.
YES! T-shirts with the event and band names will be available for sale at the show. A percentage of these proceeds will be donated to support Kelsey Cares and the arts.
The live show will be on September 1, 2018 at The Kelsey Theater, 700 Park Avenue, Lake Park, Florida 33403 from 8p to 11pm. Doors will open at 7pm.
The Battle of the Bands is being produced and managed by JGE Productions in partnership with The Kelsey Theater.
Rockliscious is brought to you by The Kelsey Theater and JGE Productions, a creative agency focused on bringing together communities through music and art. They specialize in event production, digital / print creative and marketing strategies for artists, musicians and music venues.