Dickies to award $10K to SXSW Battle of the Bands champ

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Dickies is on the lookout for eight unsigned bands to fill out the line-up for its first Battle of the Bands, which will be held this year during SXSW.

The Battle of the Bands will take place on Friday, March 20, at The Compound in Austin, Texas, starting at 1 p.m. Bands can submit materials for a chance to compete on the Dickies Battle of the Bands website.

To enter the Battle of the Bands competition and have a shot at the $10,000 prize, bands must submit an entry form, a band photo and a 60-second video clip of the band playing original material. Runners-up will receive Dickies gear.

Entries will be judged by a TBA celebrity panel, which will choose eight bands to compete in the final Battle.

The submission deadline is Feb. 23, at 11:59 p.m. EST. The top eight bands will be announced March 2, on DickiesUpstart.com.

Related links:

Dickies.com
SXSW.com
Battle of the Bands entry form PDF

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