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Band battle planned for County Fair

The St. Croix County Fair Board is once again hosting a Battle of the Bands during the fair this year.

The battle will take place on Friday, July 24, from 7-11 p.m.

The Fair Board is looking for bands interested in competing in the event. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three bands: $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $100 for third place. To be eligible a band must be amateur and non-represented.

To enter, bands must send their name, what type of band, a contact person and phone number to: Contracts and information will be sent out via e-mail.

The entrance fee is $20 per band. All information and entry fees must be in by June 19. For more information, contact Nancy Burman at 715-549-6712 or go to and click on 2009 Fairbook, then Battle of the Bands.