6:00pm - 9:00pm
Produced and programmed by high school graduate interns, mentored by Sasha Lord Presents, participating in the Artisphere Work Experience program. Eight local high school bands from across the DC Metro Area will perform a 15 minute set of original material, with a limit of one cover song per band. The bands performing are: Teen Witch Rebellion, Songs About Girls,Challenger Deep, Mr. Mannequin, New Metro, Breakthrough, Remedy and NOX. The event is entirely produced—from booking the bands to stage management to promotion—by the teens participating in the program. The audience will decide the winner of the Battle of the Bands showcase and win 32 hours of professional recording time at 4Mile Studios in Arlington, Virginia.