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Battle of the Bands scheduled for April 2
Mize and the Drive, featuring Warren Countys Lee Ramsey, shown singing, is scheduled to perform during a Battle of the Bands at Park Theater on April 2.

Tune your guitar and get ready to take the stage.
The Warren County Chamber of Commerce is holding a Battle of the Bands at the Park Theater on April 2 with the winner getting a chance to perform during a Bluegrass Underground show in January 2017.
The Battle of the Bands is being held in conjunction with the taping of Bluegrass Underground for PBS. The three-day taping is April 1-3 at Cumberland Caverns.
At least one member of the band must be a current or former Warren County resident to be eligible to participate in Battle of the Bands. Registration deadline is March 14.
Applicable music genres include Americana, alt-country, blues, folk, bluegrass, country, and rockabilly. Rock ’n roll will be considered but is not typically the genre for Bluegrass Underground.
The Battle of the Bands winner will be chosen by a panel of independent judges. The audience will also get to vote with the winner of the audience vote counting as one vote from a judge.
In keeping with the spirit of competition, the will also be a Battle of the Chefs. Local cooking teams will fight for this prize with one member of each team having to be a current or former Warren County resident.
As for musical entertainment not associated with Battle of the Bands, there will be a headline performance from Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, a group which received a 2015 Grammy nomination for Bluegrass Album of the Year.
Tickets are currently on sale and include music and food, as well as one vote toward the winner of each contest. More votes may be purchased at the event.
Advance tickets are $40 and $45 the day of the event. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Music begins at 5 p.m. Food begins at 7 p.m.
Contact the Chamber at 473-6611 for more information about tickets or participating in either contest.