GET READY TO ROCK! Here’s everything you need to know to be a Blue Bear Battle of the Brands Band
1. First, fill out a band application HERE
2. Save the date. Battle of the Brands, Round 3! Thursday, October 24, 2019, doors at 6pm
The Chapel, 777 Valencia, San Francisco. Tickets & Info: bluebear.schoolauction.net/battle2019
3. Await the line-up. Open submission begins 6/1. Bands chosen will be notified by 8/25. Begin crafting your AWESOME 5-song set.
4. Feel good about yourself, because you’re helping Blue Bear Rock! Battle of the Brands is a super fun night of rock, but even more importantly, it’s one of the Blue Bear’s biggest fundraising events of the year! The money we raise supports out outreach programs and fills our scholarship coffers. Your participation in Battle of the Brands brings more music into our community, and more joy into the world.
5. Start getting those votes / sponsorships / ticket sales! Fundraising is the name of the game, and we’ll help you figure out your strategy. Each band commits to raising at least $5000 for Blue Bear, and that can be done in many ways.
Ticket sales open 6/25, Voting opens 8/25.
6. Live your rockstar dreams! Your band will play one of the coolest stages in SF. Your adoring fans, decked out in your band concert shirt, will go crazy as you rock your set! Band line-up will be determined by pre-event fundraising (most raised as of 10/15 gets first choice slot, etc.)
7. Cross your fingers, and try to unseat last year’s champs! Winners will be determined by a combination of: event judging panel, online and event night votes, and funds raised. Along with throngs of adoring fans, winners earn the coveted Blue Bear guitar trophy.