Battle-ready Bands Wanted


Band applications are now available for the Southampton Youth Bureau’s 18th Battle of the Bands. This year’s competition will be held on Friday, June 11 (rain date: Friday, June 18) from 8 to 11 p.m. (location TBA). All applications and demo music must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, May 14, and can be sent or dropped off to: Battle of the Bands, Southampton Youth Bureau, 655 Flanders Road, Flanders, NY 11901. Band applications and demo music may also be emailed to Peter Strecker at

Qualifying bands must have at least one high school student who resides in the Town of Southampton, and a band must consist of a minimum of three performing musicians. To download an application, visit and click on the Southampton Youth Bureau’s online calendar. For more information, call 631-702-2425.