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2017 Schedule of Events

Oct 20 Govfest Groovefest Dance Exhibition and Social – Velvet Underground
Nov 01-Nov17  Public Service Battle of the Bands – Various Locations Across Ontario
Nov 16 Wine and Art Soiree – Arts and Letters Club
Dec 01  Grand Finale Showcase – Masonic Temple

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BATTLE R0UND A
Thursday, November 2 7:00 7:40 8:20 9:00 9:40 10:20 11:00
Supermarket 268 Augusta Ave Toronto Saint O’s Dragon Flys The Toonz Swinging Pussycats White Rabbit
WINNER Swinging Pussycats
RUNNERUP The Toonz
BATTLE ROUND B
Friday, November 3 7:00 7:40 8:20 9:00 9:40 10:20 11:00
Rivoli 334 Queen St W Toronto Lefty and the Goons Chantelle Barret Security Breach The Binds The Secondments Pulse in Tempo
WINNER The Secondments
RUNNERUP Lefty and The Goons
BATTLE ROUND C
Friday, November 3 7:00 7:40 8:20 9:00 9:40 10:20 11:00
BLU Martini 178 Ontario Street Kingston Joey McWilliams (Acoustic Set) Back Swing Odd Fosters Worst Case Scenario The Pixels Revmatic Blue Angel
WINNER Blue Angel
RUNNERUP The Pixels
BATTLE R0UND D
Friday, November 3 7:00 7:40 8:20 9:00 9:40 10:20 11:00
Supermarket 268 Augusta Ave Toronto Eternal Return 2MenyGirls Way Back Crash Control GRP
WINNER Crash Control
RUNNERUP GRP
BATTLE ROUND E
Saturday, November 4 7:00 8:00 9:00 10:00 11:00
Delta Hotels Waterfront Sault Ste. Marie The Reptiles The KGB RPM Encore Jam Session – all bands
WINNER Encore
RUNNERUP RPM
BATTLE R0UND F
Wednesday, November 8 8:30 8:50 9:30 10:20 11:00
The Jazz Bistro 251 Victoria St Toronto Delta Slim Delta Slim & Michael Flint Michael Flint Taran and PK
WINNER Delta Slim
RUNNERUP
BATTLE R0UND G
Thursday, November 9 7:00 7:40 8:20 9:00 9:40 10:20 11:00
Rivoli 334 Queen St W Toronto Certifiably Strung Funk and Long Term The Goalies Ashland Avenue Invisible Hands Saint O’s Evolution
WINNER Certifiably Strung
RUNNERUP Invisible Hands
KNOCKOUT ROUND
Friday, November 17 7:00 7:40 8:20 9:00 9:40 10:20 11:00
The Mod Club 722 College St Toronto MUSICAL ACTS TO BE DETERMINED THROUGH BATTLE ROUNDS
WINNER GRP
WINNER The Toonz

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