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Entrants Sought for Frostburg Block Party Battle of the Bands

Up-and-coming area bands can show off their skills and take a chance at winning a $400 prize at the annual Frostburg Block Party on Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 6 to 10 p.m., which will feature the event’s first-ever “Battle of the Bands.”

Applications are due by 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. The Frostburg Block Party Planning Committee will choose the finalists. Entrants will be notified of the status of their applications by Monday, Aug. 20.

The judging panel will be made up of a pool of three volunteers from the Frostburg-area professional arts community and one Frostburg State University student, selected by raffle. Judging criteria will include content, originality, musical ability, stage presence and crowd response. The winner will be announced at the end of the Block Party.

For guidelines and a registration form, go to For additional information, contact Tammi Wiley, FSU director of Student Activities, at 301-687-4411 or Rain date for the Block Party will be Wednesday, Aug. 29.

The Battle of the Bands is sponsored by FSU Student Activities, the City of Frostburg and the Frostburg Business and Professional Association.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589