Braves announce line-up for 2010 Band of the Year competition


After sifting through countless piles of entries, the Atlanta Braves organization has announced the bands selected to battle it out for the team’s Band of the Year competition.

The 14 acts picked to play before home games at Turner Field this season are:

April 17: Green Eyed Stare
May 1: Julie Gribble
May 15: Orange Avenue
May 29: Eleven Standing Still
June 18: Space Capone
June 19: Holdcell
June 26: Radagun
July 3: Clap for Daylight
July 4: Sugar Red Drive
July 17: Life & Limb
August 7: Simple Alliance
August 14: Thomas Tillman
August 28: After Edmund
September 11: Jeff Shephard Band

Now, the mad scramble is on for the bands to bring out their fan bases to the games since the Braves game entertainment staff will be judging the acts on fan support, crowd participation and enthusiasm.

The winners will score a free suite to the final Braves home game of 2010.