2024 Battle of the Bands FINAL

In celebration of the upcoming 30th season, we have announced a first ever Battle of the Bands. The winner of this competition will receive an opening slot at a Friday Night Live! concert this summer on the Town Green in Herndon.

The Battle of the Bands will consist of 3 preliminary rounds February 10, February 24, and March 9. Winners from each preliminary round along with an overall wildcard band will compete in the final round on Saturday, April 20. All rounds will be held at Ned Devine’s Irish Gastro Pub and Restaurant.

The winner will also get an upcoming gig at Ned Devine’s.

Final Battle Participants
Prelim #1 Winner: Space Otters
Prelim #2 Winner:
Prelim #3 Winner:

A portion of the $5 cover charge will be donated to our featured community organizations: The Closet, Herndon Community Television, Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park, and Arts Herndon.

The band application has closed. We were overwhelmed with interested bands. Thank you.

Sponsors interested in supporting Friday Night Live!’s 30th season are asked to visit https://www.herndonrocks.com//sponsors/sponsorship-packages/ for more information. The annual sponsorship deadline is March 1.

Friday Night Live! is a FREE outdoor concert series on the Town Green in Herndon. We feature the most popular local acts from up and down the East Coast. Most of our bands play rock and roll covers from classic to modern rock.

Friday Night Live! is produced by the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Starts On

April 20, 2024 - 8:00 pm

Ends On

1:00 am