Battle of the Bands

WKMS Battle of the Bands Finals

Mar 23, 2018
WKMS / WKMS

Join us on Thursday, March 29th at 7 p.m. at Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema for the WKMS Battle of the Bands Finals.  You've narrowed it down to four exceptional local bands and we're counting on you to pick the winner!  This year's finalists are:

A Quilt City Hustle - Paducah, KY

A Quilt City Hustle plays a unique mix of rock, blues and funk music. At its core, the 6-piece band consists of 6 friends from the quilt capital.

Patrick Harvey and the Wallbangers - Hopkins Co., KY

We've narrowed down 20 submissions to the top 9 semi-finalists. Now it's up to your vote!

The top 4 finalists, decided by your votes, will perform in the finals live at Maiden Alley Cinema on March 29th at 7:00 pm, where the audience will determine the grand-prize winner. 

Listen to the songs below and vote for your favorite song in the comment section or on our Facebook page. 

 

 

Does your band have what it takes?

Send us your best original song by Sunday, March 4th at midnight, and your band could be voted among the finalists to perform live at Maiden Alley Cinema for the Grand Prize. 

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Attention Singer/Songwriters!

Send us your best original song by Sunday, February 26 at midnight, and you could be voted among the finalists to perform live at Maiden Alley Cinema for the Grand Prize. 

Shannon Vetter, via YouTube

Paducah-based musician and WKMS Battle of the Bands Semi-Finalist Shannon Vetter plays Sounds Good Live Lunch this Friday, October 21 at Noon. Vetter premiered his music video "Temptation" from his upcoming album Rapid Cycle on WKMS earlier this month. 

Shannon Vetter, via YouTube

Paducah-based musician and WKMS Battle of the Bands semi-finalist Shannon Vetter is premiering the music video for "Temptation" the first single off his upcoming album "Rapid Cycle."

Watch the video:

Casey Rae

A huge congratulations to The Savage Radley, winners of the WKMS Battle of the Bands 2016 Competition Thursday night at Maiden Alley Cinema!

Thank you to our finalists, all of the bands that participated, everyone who voted and our competition co-sponsors. 

Update: Thank you to everyone who voted in the semi-finals. The four finalists will be announced on Sounds Good, Monday. They will move forward to the finals at Maiden Alley Cinema on March 31!

We've narrowed down 26 submissions to the top eight semi-finalists. Now it's up to your vote!

The top finalists, decided by your votes, will perform in the finals live at Maiden Alley Cinema on March 31, where the audience will determine the grand-prize winner. 

WKMS Battle of the Bands 2016 Open For Entries!

Jan 14, 2016
Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Does your band have what it takes?

Send us your best original song by Sunday, March 6 at midnight, and your band could be voted among the finalists to perform live at Maiden Alley Cinema for the Grand Prize. 

Updated March 27: Congratulations BIG ATOMIC!

What a great night at Maiden Alley Cinema. Four incredible sets by finalists: Big Atomic, Red Ember, The Drunken Poets and Leonard the Band. The votes were close, but Big Atomic pulled ahead for the win. Thank you to everyone who came out to the finals, to everyone who voted in the semi-finals, to the bands who participated, to Maiden Alley Cinema and MSU Digital Media Services. 

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