Hard Rock Cafe Battle of the Bands 2011
The Final Battle
The Hard Rock Battle of the Bands have reached their peak at Hard Rock Café’s all of the country! They were in search of one band to send to London to open for Bon Jovi at the 2011 Hard Rock Caling in June! He Hard Rock Café Boston is hosting Boston's Battles and all proceeds benefit the Music Drives Us Foundation.
The Final Battle was scheduled for Sunday, March 13th at the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston. We had AMAZING talent at the finals. It was an incredible night of music.
The Final Battle contestants were: Amadis (Round 1 Winner), Gravitas (Round 2 Winner), In Like Lions (Round 3 Winner), and The Richard James Band (Wild Card). The judges for the grand finale will be: Ernie Boch Jr., Boch Enterpises, Music Drives Us Foundation, Ernie and the Automatics Kate Hutcheson, Warner Music; Paul Nelson, RCA Records ; Paul Geary, Azoff Management.
The winner of Hard Rock Cafe Boston's Battle of the Bands got placed in one of four world regional categories, which will be narrowed down by a panel of acclaimed industry experts. Bands making it to the final phase will be posted on hardrock.com, where fans worldwide will vote on their favorites from each region.
All four regional winners will be flown to London, treated like rock stars and given a spot on the bill at Hard Rock Calling 2011, which will take place June 24 through June 26 in London's Hyde Park. The band that receives the most fan votes will open for one of the festival's iconic headliners on the Main Stage at Hard Rock Calling 2011, with the runners-up rockin' out on the Second Stage.
The Hard Rock Cafe Boston, 22-24 Clinton St., Boston, MA 02109.
Final Round Judges
- Ernie Boch Jr., Boch Enterpises, Music Drives Us Foundation, Ernie and the Automatics
- Kate Hutcheson, Warner Music
- Paul Nelson, RCA Records
- Paul Geary, Azoff Management