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Battle of the Bands upcoming to support Barrie organizations

The members of Sonic Coalition perform at the 2016 Battle of the Bands. The 13th annual Battle of the Bands in support of the MacLaren Art Centre, Kempenfelt Rotary Club and Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s Radio for Cardiology will take place Friday, Feb. 24 at The Ranch in downtown Barrie. ANDRE BENETEAU/PHOTO

The members of Sonic Coalition perform at the 2016 Battle of the Bands. The 13th annual Battle of the Bands in support of the MacLaren Art Centre, Kempenfelt Rotary Club and Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s Radio for Cardiology will take place Friday, Feb. 24 at The Ranch in downtown Barrie. ANDRE BENETEAU/PHOTO

 

 The 13th annual Battle of the Bands in support of the MacLaren Art Centre, Kempenfelt Rotary Club and Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s Radio for Cardiology will take place Friday, Feb. 24 at The Ranch in downtown Barrie.

Drawing on the impressive musical talents of members of Barrie’s financial services and medical professions, the Battle of the Bands features live music, dancing and delicious food.

The annual event has raised more than $350,000.

This year, the featured bands are The Bailouts, Bunker, Code Blue, Sonic Coalition, Steve’s Garage and Table 9.

At night’s end, the best band is awarded the much-coveted Paul Stanley Cup.

Tickets are $60, and available at the MacLaren during gallery hours. The MacLaren is open weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays until 7 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

For more information contact Sue-Ellen Boyes at the MacLaren Art Centre by phone at 705-720-1044 ext 236 or email at sue.ellen@maclarenart.com



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