Tonight is the night where 3 local bands will duke it out at Seville Quarter for a coveted spot playing at this years Deluna Fest. This year, contest winners from Pensacola’s TK101, Fort Walton’s MKSM 99 Rock, and Mobile’s WZEW will each get to perform 2 songs in front of a live audience and judges including Gus Brandt (booking director for Deluna Fest and Foo Fighters tour manager), Joani Delezen (Music Editor for InWeekly), and Deluna Fest managing partner Scott Mitchell. The winner of the Deluna Fest 2012 Battle of the Bands will perform on the Main Stage at this years Deluna Fest September 21 – 23 on Pensacola Beach.
This years competitors are:
From Pensacola – Cardinal Sin
From Mobile Ala – L.F. Knighton
From Ft. Walton Beach – The Undecided Majors
Pensacola’s Deluna Fest 2012 Battle of the Bands takes place tonight August 31st at Seville Quarter at 7:00 PM, it is an All Ages event and is Free. Also, people will be able to purchase 3-Day or Single Day Deluna Fest Tickets with no service fees if they show up and purchase in person to the Battle of the Bands.
Deluna Fest has always been all about including the local Pensacola Community and surrounding areas, and this years Battle of the Bands will showcase some of the awesome local talent that thrives in the Gulf Coast.
Deluna Fest 2012 features headliners The Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, and Zac Brown Band, with featured performers including Jimmy Cliff, Florence + the Machine, Band of Horses, Joah Jett and the Blackhearts, Diplo, Dwight Yoakam, Ben Folds Five, and DJ Jazzy Jeff. The festival takes place on the beautiful white sands of Pensacola Beach September 21st – 23rd 2012. Tickets are available at: http://delunafest.frontgatetickets.com/