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Over 100 bands participate in a unique opportunity to be apart of the local Chicago music scene. There are 2 opening slots on the main stage at House of Blues for the Elbo Room presents I AM FEST.

100 Chosen bands perform at the world famous ELBO ROOM for the “Battle Of The Bands”.  Their show is reviewed by 2 judges and the audience in attendance.

The top 2 bands from each night will play the secondary rounds in June. The winners from those nights will play semi-finals in July and 5 acts will be chosen to perform at the finals on Saturday July 26th, 2014 at Elbo Room.

1st Place : 2nd slot at I AM FEST
2nd Place: Opening slot at I AM FEST
3rd Place: $100 Bar Tab at next ELBO ROOM show
4th Place: $75 Bar  at next ELBO ROOM show
5th Place: $50 Bar Tab  at next ELBO ROOM show

 

2014

SCHEDULE&RESULTS

Winning Bands

2014
DELILAH
STEADY ECHO

2013
PHIL JACOBSON
RORY TYER BAND

2012

THE GIVING MOON

THE STUDS

2011

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

SUNSHINE AND THE FEEL GOOD NATION

2010
ALAYA
THE BOB CLYMERS

2009

PHAT CATS

RED CITY

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