The live 826LA BATTLE OF THE BANDS goes down at The Echo in Echo Park on March 1st at 3PM with Diamonds Under Fire, Doña Nicha, Eloise, Jack Fris Radio Choir, The Pity Party and Super Duper.
Each set includes an original song written by 826LA students in "Songwriting with Kate and Friends", a lively workshop taught by singer/songwriters Kate Micucci, Riki Lindhome, Dave Scales, Adam Busch, Eric Kufs, Shannon Flaherty and Jordan Katz.
The 826LA BATTLE OF THE BANDS is hosted by Flula Borg, a German hiphop-techno MC. The event will be judged by industry professionals: Liz Garo, Booker at Spaceland Productions; Pat McGuire, Editor-in-Chief of Filter magazine and Daniel Gill, owner of Force Field PR.
Winners will receive spots in 826LA’s new monthly variety show "Tiny Vaudeville", a music video produced by Draw Pictures, a profile on filter-mag.com, and other fabulous prizes.
The 826LA BATTLE OF THE BANDS is already taking place as on online pledge-a-thon with a goal of $30,000 or $5,000 each band: http://826la.org/battleofthebands
Your votes determine the headliner of the live event! There are 4 ways to show your support!
- Vote for your favorite band or song and pledge any amount!
- Pledge $30+ and get free entry to the 826LA BATTLE OF THE BANDS at The Echo on March 1st and other VIP perks at the show.
- Pledge $50+ and get all that, plus access to the VIP Pre-Party the night before (2/28) at Nettwerk Records in Hollywood! Includes a giftbag, cocktails (for 21+), a short set by the headliner band, and a screening of Viva Morrissey!, a short film by Jessica Hundley of Draw Pictures.
- Purchase a ticket for $10* at www.826la.org/tickets
*does not count towards any of the band's totals.