The Epic Theater is hosting its first ever battle of the bands competition called “Make it to Main Street.” Five bands will compete for the chance to be an opening slot feature at Main Street Fest. Buy your tickets now!
Here are the performer’s participating in the competition (In no particular performance order)
They are 13 and 14 years old and began playing together about 2 years ago. Playing live shows with large crowds is what they love to do. Anoxik currently has ongoing gigs in Dallas, Rockwall, Royce City, Greenville, Caddo Mills, and Garland TX. They started out as the House Band for the School of Rock in Rockwall. “Our band is grateful for those experiences and it fueled our excitement for more live shows. House of Blues in Dallas, Six Flags of Texas Arlington Spring break shows were great. We recently traveled to San Antonio for our America’s Got Talent Audition. We’ve recorded tracks at Luminous Sound Studio here in Dallas. It was a great experience for us. We are heading back in to record more originals and a collaboration recording is coming out soon. Stay tuned!”
He has been making music since he was 14. He is pretty much a one man band, he sings, plays guitar and piano. Dirty Mondo has played showed shows in other bands before he had the opportunity to play his own songs. He also makes beats for local rappers and singers.
Joe is an independent singer, songwriter, producer, and musician. He has been practicing his craft for 10 years and has spent the last 3 years practicing live shows in Los Angeles, California where he was born. His ultimate goal is to write songs that people of all ages relate too. His music consists of homemade beats and electric guitar.
Michael Sanchez is a singer/songwriter who was born and raised in Grand Prairie. His love for music started before he could talk and his current musical direction is inspired by the great pop era of the 90’s. You could say that he’s bringing back a style of music and showmanship that has been missing for decades. He has performed such places as Silverlake Lounge in L.A., Pittsburgh State University in Kansas, and SXSW in Austin. He has performed locally at House of Blues, Trees, RBC, and other local venues in Deep Ellum. In December 2017 he released the 4th and final EP in a series called “Seasons,” and he currently has two EP’s scheduled to release before this summer. “90’s Crush” will be released in February, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
The Royals are an American rock band from Grand Prairie, TX that was originally created in 2015 during the member’s high school years and when they graduated they took a hiatus in 2017 to focus more on school and get adjusted to life at college. In late-2018, the band got back together and started to jam with each other and have been playing professionally since December 2018.
Their main influence is music from the late 70’s – early 2000’s. especially Pink Floyd, Queen, Journey, Led Zeppellin, and The Beatles. They have two singles on Apple Music and Spotify and are working towards their goal of recording their debut album, “Kings Row”, in February and mid-March.
Advance general admission tickets = $5
Tickets at the door = $8