STAR’s second annual battle of the bands will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Scooter’s.

Bands will take the stage every half-hour. A panel of judges will decide the winners of the contest. The first-place band will receive a cash prize of $1,000, second place will receive $500 and third place will receive $250.

The seven bands participating in the contest are Crazy Betty, S.U.S.P.E.C.T.S., A & M, Man From Firery Hill, King Freud, Bone Nation and Tin Porter.

For more information on this or other STAR events, call the STAR office at (651) 962-6136, or the STAR eventline at (651) 962-6196. Comments and suggestions are always welcome.

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