Battle of the Bands

Thank You for Attending, Voting, and Participating in Battle of the Bands 2023!

Santa Clara County Library District appreciates all of the community support that our organization and the participating bands experienced during this event and the voting period.

Congratulations to our winners: 

Teen Division: Estranged Individuals

Adult Division: Moon Dough

Thank you to all the bands that submitted to our contest: 

The Funky Monkeys

Charles Bronson & The Sundance Kids



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Jeff's Kids

Check out the article from the Mercury News about the event! 

We Hope to See You Next Year!

The SCCLD Battle of the Bands is Back for 2023 and Better Than Ever!

We have two divisions competing in the SCCLD Battle of the Bands 2023!

Teens, 13 - 18 years old and Adults 18+

We want your band to rock it out at the Santa Clara County Library District’s Battle of the Bands!

Get your group together, submit an online application showcasing your musical chops, gain great exposure for your band, and win some awesome prizes in the process.  Each division will be judged and awarded in separate groups and for each division there will be the following prizes.


How to Enter:

To enter, submit the following by June 30, 2023:

(Date for submission has been updated to June 30th!) 

    • Band name
    • Contact name, phone number and email
    • Band member names and ages​
    • Short description of the band for the contest webpage
    • A public YouTube link to one song performed by the band


 SCCLD'S Battle of the Bands Official Rules

Once the application deadline closes on June 30, (Date for submission has been updated to June 30th!)  people can vote online for their favorite band. The 3 bands in each division receiving the most votes will compete for prizes at the live concert at Milpitas Library on Saturday, July 22nd, 2023. Each Finalist will perform a 20 minute set in front of a live audience and judging panel. So tell your friends and family to vote!

Online Application for Battle of the Bands 2023:

At this time, the application is closed for Battle of the Bands 2023! 

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