Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Naperville Park District Youth Ambassadors will host the 2013 Battle of the Bands this Friday, May 17.
The Naperville Park District Youth Ambassadors will host the 2013 Battle of the Bands, a free event featuring nine of the community’s top high school student rock bands, representing all five area high schools. The public is invited to hear the variety of music created by local students and cheer on their favorite bands. The lineup is as follows: 5:10 p.m. – Peter Halbert’s Legion - Naperville Central High School 5:30 p.m. – Naught - Metea Valley High School 5:50 p.m. – Bro Spice - Naperville North High School 6:10 p.m. – Dead Yet Alive - Naperville North High School 6:30 p.m. – We Laugh at Monsters - Neuqua Valley High School 6:50 p.m. – The Lucky Ones – Waubonsie Valley High School 7:10 p.m. – The Tipsters – Neuqua Valley High School 7:…
Saturday, July 2, 2011
After four years AKA Foxy finally gets its shot to rock festival. Show will be band's last major performance before college.
For three years AKA Foxycompeted in the Naperville Park District’s battle of the bands but to no avail. The battle came to end on Friday. The three-piece band finally reached the pinnacle for Naperville high school musicians, according to lead singer and guitarist Connor Boyle: performing at Ribfest. For the past four years AKA Foxy has participated in the Naperville Park District’s battle of the bands. After missing the top spot in the first three attempts, including a second-place finish in 2010, AKA Foxy won the top honors as seniors in May. As winners the trio earned the opening slot of Ribfest 2011. “I just remember when we won the battle of the bands it was like, 'Oh shoot, we’re going to play Ribfest,'” bassist Dominic Glimco said…
Monday, May 23, 2011
When weather is right, locals take advantage of what the city has to offer.
The weekend provided the spring temperatures and good weather that has been lacking for most of May. Locals took advantage of the great weather, making the rounds along Naperville's Crown Jewel, the Riverwalk.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Our weekend guide to events happening around Naperville.
Last weekend I planned to plant flowers. The weather didn’t comply. I did get them planted Monday, though, when the clouds parted and the sun finally appeared. Here’s hoping your weekend goes just the way you planned. So, what do you have you planned? We have a few ideas for you. If you have an event you think deserves a mention, be sure to register and submit it right here on Naperville Patch. Or, e-mail Local Editor Mary Ann Lopez at email@example.com. The Anima Young Singerswill bring their breath, life and soul (the definition of anima) to the DuPage Children’s Museum for a special performance. The museum will be open until 8 p.m. Friday night. The Naperville Park District hosts this battle of the bands at Rotary Hill. The competition’s …
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Two local bands made the trip west to show Oswego East what's up.
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Thursday, March 10, 2011
The Oswego East High School Battle of the Bands show Saturday showcased 10 bands in all, two from District 204—Bonito Evo! of Neuqua Valley High School, and Emoticon from Metea Valley High School. Emoticon took third place on the night and won a five-hour recording session at Gremlen Recording Studio in Chicago. Each band submitted a demo recording and printed lyrics to get into the show. Entry was free, but each band had to earn their way on stage by selling 30 tickets for the show. Each band played a 10-minute set, which was scored by judges.