The Gist: The Richmond County School System will present their 6th annual Battle of the Bands competition on November 5 at Butler Comprehensive High School stadium. The event begins at 3 p.m.
Why It Matters: The competition showcases local high school bands and provides an opportunity for them to showcase their talent and hard work. It also encourages students to pursue their interests in music and potentially consider it as a career path.
What’s Happening: Besides the student bands, guest bands from colleges and universities will also perform. The event will feature performances by Benedict College (Columbia, SC), Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA), Clark Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA), and Shaw University (Raleigh, NC).
Between the Lines: This year’s Battle of the Bands promises to be a great event for music lovers of all ages. With guest bands from various colleges and universities, it will also give students a taste of what they can achieve if they decide to pursue music further.