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Many bands will enter, but only one will be chosen as the winner for the 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands. This year, the competition is fiercer than ever, and bands will have to rock out at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts.
Queens Library wants to promote the musical talents of the best bands in Queens and New York City. Queens has produced countless chart-toppers, from Louis Armstrong to Cyndi Lauper to Nicki Minaj. Feel the heat and witness the performances of the next future musical stars.
Whether it’s jazz, pop, or rock, get ready to watch the best bands in Queens show what they’ve got. We have a great lineup so let's rock! FREE T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY DURING EVENT (limited quantity available).
THE 2ND ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS CONTESTANTS
Noise on 93rd
Noni Rene and The Village
Roslyn School of Rock House Band
Ralph McDaniels from Video Music Box will be the official MC for this event.
The 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands is made available through the generous support of Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.
2015 Winners: Back to 96
"We thank Queens Library for giving us a chance to show people what we can do.. and that is to play music! Keep rockin' !!" - Back to 96
Band Members include Elijah Gurrero, Manual Quioga, Carlos Rueda, Anel Radoncic, and Joseph Larson.
Tickets Purchase Policy
Queens Library programs are a free to the public. In order to make the programs available to the most number of people we are limiting general admission free tickets to 4 per individual. Multiple orders per individual are not allowed and will be cancelled. This policy ensures that no-shows are reduced and tickets are available to the most number of people.
Free parking is available at the parking lot adjacent to Colden Auditorium. Parking is first come, first served.
If you're using a GPS, please enter this address 153-49 Reeves Avenue, Flushing, NY 11367 for directions to Kupferberg Center.