Battle of the Bands

Wanna Rock n Roll all Night? Think you have what it takes to win the first annual Battle of the Bands? The Brockport Merchants Association has the contest for you. This is an event for multiple ages and skill levels.

The Brockport Merchants Association will be hosting the first annual Battle of the Bands. This contest will be opening the Brock the Canal event kicking off the Brockport Fall Festival! We know Brockport is talented, it’s time to unleash that talent.

Band Qualifications

  • At least two original songs
  • At least two cover songs
  • No more than one studio album
  • Ready to work the crowd.


  1. Each band will have 15 minutes to setup, 30 minutes to perform, and 15 minutes to break down
  2. The set can include any number of songs, but must have at least one original song, and one cover song.
  3. Bands will be rated on technical ability, originality, and crowd reaction


Grand Prize: The highest score overall will win an 8-hour recording session with Wicked Squid Studios. ($560 Value)

Best in Metal: The winner in the Metal genre will have the opportunity to open for a major international band at the 2025 After Haunt Ball

Best in Genres: The winner in each remaining genres will have the opportunity to play at the 2024 Brock the Canal music festival opening the Brockport Fall Festival.