may, 2017

This is a repeating event

24may8:00 pm10:00 pmBattle of the BandsFoxwoods

Event Details

Foxwoods Resort Casino presents Battle of the Bands Summer 2017 live at the Atrium Lounge.  Throughout the summer 20 bands will battle for the chance to be the grand prize winner of $10,000 determined by judges rating bands’ Musical Presentation, Stage Presence, Audience Response and Originality. Each week fans who attend the battle will also have a chance to win prizes as a thank you for their support.

Admission is free.


  • Grand Prize:   $10,000 to the best band
  • Runner Up Prize: Dinner, Ticket to a Show and a Fox Tower overnight at Foxwoods for each band member.
  • Third Place:   $500 Gift Card to Guy Fieri’s Kitchen + Bar


  • Must be 18 years old to enter
  • Employees of Foxwoods Resort Casino,   Radio Partners and their immediate family are not eligible .
  • Bands should have never been booked at Foxwoods in past or be booked for future show dates.
  • Bands should submit demo file or link to demo here:   BattleOfTheBands@Foxwoods.comno later than April 7th.   Videos encouraged, but not required.
  • Please include: band photo, bio, contact email, and phone number.
  • NO entry fee required.
  • Qualifying bands will be notified by April 21st via emailwith their date selected to battle.
  • Bands must be available all Wednesday evenings May 10 – August 16, although we’ll do our best to accommodate scheduling conflicts.   All finalists must be available August 26, 2pm-8pm.
  • Bands must have a 45 minute set prepared.
  • Original songs are accepted, although bands must include at least 50% cover songs in the set.
  • Profanity is prohibited.
  • Patrons who enter the Atrium must be 21+.
  • Bands scored 1-10 on: 1.Musical Presentation   2. Stage Presence   3. Audience Response   4. Originality


Round 1:  Wednesdays:  May 10 – July 12

Time:  8:00pm – 10:00pm

Round 2:   Wednesdays:   July 19 – August 16

Time:  8:00pm – 10:00pm

Each Band to Play 45 minutes.

Prizes for spectators every week including Foxwoods event tickets and Battle of the Band T-Shirts

Saturday, August 26th: Battle of the Bands Final Play Off

Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

An outside festival at which the Top 5 bands will play featuring Prize Raffles, Drink Stations and Food Trucks


(Wednesday) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm



350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket

Foxwoods350 Trolley Line Boulevard, MashantucketFoxwoods Resort Casino is a hotel and casino complex owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on their Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation, within Ledyard, Connecticut. Including six casinos, the resort covers an area of 9,000,000 sq ft (840,000 m2). The casinos have more than 380 gaming tables for blackjack, craps, roulette, and poker and have more than 4,700 slot machines. There are several restaurants within the casinos, among them a Hard Rock Cafe.Foxwoods has two hotel towers, with a total of 2,266 hotel rooms; and a two-story game arcade for children and teens. In 2015 a retail complex, known as Tanger Outlet Mall, opened with 85 stores for luxury goods. It is located between the two hotel towers

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