Battle of the Bands http://wkms.org en Media Release: Gideon's Rifle Voted Winner of WKMS Battle of the Bands http://wkms.org/post/media-release-gideons-rifle-voted-winner-wkms-battle-bands <p>Murray, KY. Paducah band Gideon’s Rifle emerged victorious as the winner of the first ever WKMS Battle of the Bands finale hosted by Maiden Alley Cinema on March 27. Audience voting was tabulated after the four finalists each performed a three song set. The bands played to a sold-out crowd and Gideon’s Rifle returned to the stage for an encore once they were announced as the winner.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:04:26 +0000 Jenni Todd 39669 at http://wkms.org Media Release: Gideon's Rifle Voted Winner of WKMS Battle of the Bands Media Release: Vote for Your Favorite in the WKMS Battle of the Bands http://wkms.org/post/media-release-vote-your-favorite-wkms-battle-bands <p><strong>Murray, KY. </strong>In the crowning finale of its first Battle of the Bands contest, WKMS goes to the intimate music venue Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah on Thursday, March 27 at 7 p.m. The four bands chosen as finalists perform live for the ticket-holding audience which will determine the overall winner.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:44:00 +0000 Jenni Todd 39259 at http://wkms.org Battle of the Bands: Congratulations Gideon's Rifle http://wkms.org/post/battle-bands-congratulations-gideons-rifle <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">UPDATE 3/27:&nbsp;</strong>Congratulations Gideon's Rifle! The four finalists performed in a sold-out Maiden Alley Cinema on March 27 for the grand prize. The audience voted at the end of the night and while the votes were close among the bands, Gideon's Rifle celebrated their victory with an encore performance.</p><p><a href="http://facebook.com/wkmsfm">See photos from the night on our Facebook page</a>.</p><p>They take home the grand prize, a three-day recording session at King Sound Studio including mixing and mastering ($1,200 value) and will perform live in the WKMS studio during Sounds Good (11 am - 1 pm) on Friday, April 4.</p><p>We'd like to give a shout-out and a special thanks to all four finalists, Maiden Alley Cinema, King Sound Studio, Paducah Improv, Samuel "Snacks" Hawkins, everyone who purchased a ticket to tonight's show and everyone who voted and participated in this contest. Shall we do it again in the future?</p><p></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf 39212 at http://wkms.org Battle of the Bands: Congratulations Gideon's Rifle [Deadline Tomorrow] Send Your Song to the WKMS Battle of the Bands Competition http://wkms.org/post/deadline-tomorrow-send-your-song-wkms-battle-bands-competition <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Does your band have what it takes to win our first-ever battle of the bands competition?</strong></p><p>Send us your best song by March 7 and your band could be voted among the finalists to perform live at Maiden Alley Cinema for the grand prize: a three-day recording session at King Sound Studio, including mixing and mastering, and a live studio performance on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:24:25 +0000 Matt Markgraf 38052 at http://wkms.org [Deadline Tomorrow] Send Your Song to the WKMS Battle of the Bands Competition