Mattress Firm Showdown Battle of the Bands to take place at Mohawk

Mattress Firm Showdown Battle of the Bands

This Sunday, Nov. 22, the Mattress Firm will host its Battle of the Bands Showdown at the Mohawk AustinDoors open at 2:30 p.m. with no entry fee though there is a suggested donation to AustinMusicPeople! and Kids In A New Groove.

Local musicians are encouraged to post their material on social media and use the hashtag #MFRMShowdown to participate in the battle. The showdown continues until 7:30 p.m. at which time the judges will tally the votes submitted by the audience. The winning act will take home $5,000 and a chance to perform at the 2016 National BedTalks Conference. All participants receive a guaranteed $500 for their performance.

Once the votes are in and winner announced, the afterparty and celebration continues until 10 p.m. with a performance by Holiday Mountain.

The Battle of the Bands lineup include: Otis the Destroyer, Booher, The Happen-Ins, Whalers, Henry + The Invisibles, and Oh Whitney.

For more information, visit the official Facebook event page: Mattress Firm Showdown Battle of the Bands.