Sunday on the Waterfront Presents Battle of the Bands Concert Series

Winner to open for national act in October 2012

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (May 2, 2012) — This summer, the popular Sunday on the Waterfront concert series will bring you the best music of the 60’s, 80’s and today in an interactive ‘Battle of the Decades’ competition.

This family friendly, free live event, which runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Meyer Amphitheatre every month, will feature three groups performing songs from a specific decade, with guests voting for their favorite. The winners from each month will compete head-to-head in an online vote to determine who will open for a national act (TBA) in October.

The June concert will feature music from the groovy 1960’s, July will feature the hairbands of the 1980’s and August will feature bands playing the popular hits of today. Guests are encouraged to dress in attire from each era. Prizes will be awarded to the person who best represents the specified era at each concert.

Schedule:

June 17, 2012: The Music of the 1960’s

The Fabulons
One of Florida’s favorite party bands that perform a wide variety of music including Motown, 1950’s doo-wop, classic rock, disco, R&B, Beach Boys and The Beatles.

Orange Sunshine
Orange Sunshine brings to life a mix of 1960’s hits and pop culture through their energetic performances.

Across the Universe
This tribute band to The Beatles brings together four talented musicians who showcase the sounds of the original recordings in a high-energy show.

July 15, 2012: The Music of the 1980’s

That’s So 80’s
An exciting Florida 1980’s retro tribute band, That’s So 80’s dresses in authentic attire and performs a wide variety of hits from the 1980’s.

Livin’ On A Prayer: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute
This authentic 1980’s tribute band, which brings big hair, fringe and attitude to the stage, dubs itself as the only Bon Jovi look-alike tribute band from the east coast to Texas.

Pee Wee Lewis and The Hues
Jam, party and dance to your favorite time-traveling Florida 1980′s cover band that brings the sounds of Huey Lewis and the News, The Police and Kool & the Gang to life through authentic costumes and an impressive set list.

August 19, 2012: The Music of Today

Far From Grace
Created by four musicians from popular local bands, Far From Grace combines several different genres with one goal in mind: to keep people on their feet and wanting more.

The Shin Dig
Comprised of local artists, this band plays today’s hottest top 10 hits that will keep audiences grooving to the beat.

The Escape Artist
Currently at work on their first full-length album, Step Into the Unknown, the band combines several genres of music to create a high-energy show with catchy melodies.

The monthly outdoor concert also features free kids activities. To make parking even easier, guests can take advantage of free boat docking and parking in all city lots, garages and metered spaces.

Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Food and beverages can be purchased on-site. For more information about Sunday on the Waterfront, visit www.wpb.org/sow/.