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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 16, 2015) Anaheim’s best middle school and high school bands will compete in the city’s first Battle of the Bands event on Saturday evening, July 18 at Pearson Park Amphitheatre. The community is invited to attend and cheer on their favorite bands. Admission is only $3 per adult, and children 8-years-and-under are free. The competition will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Battle of the Bands is sure to be a night where Anaheim’s young musicians will continue to hone their talents. The bands will go head-to-head to win the grand prize of $500, Disneyland Resort one-day park hopper tickets for each band member, recognition at an upcoming Anaheim City Council meeting, and more.
Tickets may be purchased on line by visiting www.anaheim.net/pearsontheatre or at the Box Office which opens at 5:30 p.m. on the night of the show. The concession stand will also open at 5:30 p.m., and the seating area will open at 6:00 p.m.
Pearson Park Amphitheatre is located at 401 N. Lemon Street in Downtown Anaheim. Free parking will be available at the lot located at the corner of Anaheim Blvd. and Cypress.
The Battle of the Bands, presented by the City of Anaheim, is an amateur competition designed to support music education and aspiring musicians in the city’s local schools.
For more information, please contact Anaheim Community Services at (714) 765-5191.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.