Hard Rock and 97x are looking for the next big thing in the Tampa Bay area. Featuring Hard Rock Rising Tampa - Battle of the Bands, where local bands take the stage at the Hard Rock Cafe for the chance to play at this year's 97x Next Big Thing! Musical acts will have to - quite literally - battle it out for their shot at next level fame.
Join us August 1st for the final battle to determine which band will win! After 4 bands slug it out in the finale, one grand prize winner will have the chance of a lifetime to play on stage at 97x Next Big Thing 2018. The winner will also receive an "Insta-Band" package from Dean Guitars that includes a five-piece drum kit, two electric guitars, and one electric bass guitar.
The Finalists are:
2. Ella Jet & Future Soul
3. Hope Darling
4. Against the Element – (Wild Card Winner)
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