Battle of the Bands 2024

Calling Northwest Ohio bands!  Here’s your chance to perform in front of thousands at the Defiance Rib Fest on Saturday, September 28, 2024!  

Bands from Defiance, Williams, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, and Putnam Counties are eligible as long as one band member resides in one of the listed counties.

All music genres are welcome.

Here’s how it works–Competition dates for applicants are as follows:  

  • April 20th, 2024, at Stroede Center for the Arts, 319 Wayne Avenue, Defiance, OH 43512.
  • July 11th, 2024, at Kingsbury Park, Defiance, Ohio (outdoor venue). The 3 winning bands play on the Main Stage at the 2024 Defiance Rib Fest set for Saturday, September 28th, 2024!  They also receive monetary prize winnings and an abundance of promotional exposure.

Contact the DDVB office at 419-782-0739 with questions.  Submit completed applications, including all demos to Kirstie Mack or Lori Hagerman at Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau; 325 Clinton Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512 or [email protected].

WE ARE EXCITED TO SEE ALL OF THE TALENT HOUSED IN THE RURAL CORNER OF NORTHWEST OHIO!

Battle of the Bands is brought to you by the Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau and the Stroede Center for the Arts.

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