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Fair seeks 'battle' bands, deadline June 15

Organizers are seeking participants in the St. Croix County Fair's Battle of the Bands. The Battle is Friday evening, July 19, at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds in Glenwood City.

Bands will have 20-30 minutes to set-up, perform, and take down. Time slots will be determined by the number of entries received. To enter, a contract must be signed, and mailed with the $30 entry fee to Heather Clark, 2302 Hwy. 46, Deer Park, WI 54007, and postmarked by June 15.

Entries will be still accepted until July 15 with a late entry fee of $35 if there is still room available. Contracts are available at the fair's web site St. Croix Fair, or by contacting Steve Clark at Clark

Cash prizes will be awarded at the end of the evening 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. Any style music, and any age of band members are welcome to participate, but the music and performance must be family friendly.

For information, either email Clark or call (612) 799-6215.