Competition Heating up for Battle of the Bands

The competition is keen as bands audition for a spot to perform during the 2011 Battle of the Bands contest July 2nd, Noon-6 pm at The Lodge at Copperhead, Blairsville, GA. Top bands are vying for the coveted 1st Place Award – 3 Gigs at North Georgia’s Premier Vacation Destination and Special Event Venue, The Lodge at Copperhead, Blairsville, Georgia.

The battle will begin with each band playing cover and original songs before a live audience and music industry professionals. Prizes will be awarded to the top three bands. First Place – 3 Gigs at The Lodge at Copperhead, 2nd Place – CASH, 3rd Place – Gift certificates will be awarded by North Georgia’s new riding-driving attraction, The Gauntlet, Biker Barn, LLC and Garage 71 Radio. The winner’s first performance will be at 7pm that evening.

Michelle Evans, Spokesperson for The Lodge at Copperhead said, “We are excited about the bands who have been selected to compete in this annual event.” “It will be a battle to the finish.” Adding, “Bands interested in competing should provide audition CD prior to the June 30th deadline.”

The 2011 Battle of the Bands line-up includes Big Pappy Hinds Band, Steering by Starlight, Bac Trac Band, Neighborhood Watch and more.  The Competition kicks-off the July 4th Weekend Celebration that includes great music by Mike Watson, pool party, fireworks display, comfort food with attitude and your favorite beverages. The holiday package – (2 or 3 night available) 3 night stays starting at just $275 plus taxes (Hotel) includes weekend entertainment. Reserve at website: Using PROMO Code “4th.”

The 2011 Battle of the Bands is open to the general public with FREE Admission.  The Lodge at Copperhead will have great food and your favorite beverages available at the event.  Gabriella’s Italian Icees and Missing Link Records will also be vending at the event.  The community is encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the day.  No coolers please.  Admission to other musical events during the weekend is $5 per person or FREE when dining in the restaurant. For more information, call 706-835-7433.

The Lodge at Copperhead thanks the following sponsors for hosting musical events at the amphitheater: Chattahoochee R&R, Yuengling, Biker 101, Lawbike.com, Von Gogh Vodka BLUE, Garage 71 Radio and Elder Financial Services, Inc.

ABOUT THE RESORT: The Lodge at Copperhead, 171 Copperhead Parkway, Blairsville, GA is a destination resort offering lodging, casual fine dining, full service bar, special events, cabins and other amenities on the forty acre resort. Lodging reservations are available at website or by calling 706-835-7433.