Thursday, November 14 the best Country Bands in the Northeast will compete in WGNA's Battle of the Bands at Vapor in Saratoga Casino and Raceway, sponsored by Budweiser.

Click here to meet the bands.

Judging Criteria (A panel of judges will score and rate each band)

Vocals – 25 points

Musicality – 25 points

Stage Presence – 10 points

Appearance – 10 points

Energy – 10 points

Crowd Interaction/Reaction – 10 points

Overall – 10 points

Schedule (subject to change)

·        The Quick & the Dead – 7:30pm-7:50pm

Cryin Out Loud – 8:05pm-8:25pm

Big Sky Country – 8:40pm-9:00pm

Whiskey City – 9:15pm-9:35pm

Back 40 Band – 9:50pm-10:10pm

Winner Announced at approximately 10:45

Remember to get there early to get a boarding pass that could win you a trip to the Daytona 500 (prize awarded Dec. 5) and arrive early to sing at the Martin, Harding, and Mazzotti Jingle booth to win a $1,007 gift card to Crossgates Mall. Lou Roberts starts the fun at 2pm, broadcasting live on the gaming floor of Saratoga Casino and Raceway with Budweiser and 1077/GNA.

21 and over only, no cover.