Do you have a rockin' band? Wanna show off your talent and compete to be named the champion of Hope's first-ever Battle of the Bands presented by Main Street of Hope?

If so, submit your band's name and contact information with a video link showing off your band's musical skills to Matt Lee at by July 4th.

ONLY EIGHT of the best of the best bands will be picked on July 4th to go on to do battle on July 16th. Special judges that evening will include Jerry Benson from the Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners" television show and Hope's own Night Owl Country Band.

Chosen finalists will be notified directly by Matt Lee.

The Battle Champion will play a paid spot at this year's Hope Heritage Days.