2022 Battle of the Bands

Rocky 98.5 presents the return of a long-time York State Fair tradition… The Battle of the Bands! The event will be on Wednesday, July 27th at 7PM on the Bobcat of York Grandstand Stage. 

All entries will be judged by Forever in its sole discretion to select 3 bands to perform at the Battle of the Bands, on Wednesday, July 27th, 2021, at the York State Fair, York, PA.

Each selected band will then perform a 30 minute set. After all 3 bands have performed, first, second, and third place winners will be decided by a panel of judges. The first place band will receive $3,000, the second place band will receive $1,500, and the third place band will receive $500. 

Send your best version of a classic rock song (MP3 format) to [email protected] by 5PM on Friday, June 24th, 2022 for your chance to perform at the Battle of the Bands!

No bottles, cans, weapons, or alcohol can be brought into the venue. No video recording. ALL Grandstand show tickets include admission to the Fair when presented at the entrance gates to the Fair on the date of the Grandstand Show.