at First Friday Arts District
Hear 7 youth rock bands (ages 8-18) as they battle for the 2020 Championship!

Friday, May 1, 2020 | 5-8 PM

In Front of RMC
2590 Truxtun Road (next to The Lot)
Liberty Station

Each band performs two songs and are judged by a panel of music-industry professionals.

The Champions receive:

  • Autographed guitar trophies provided by San Diego-based reggae band Slightly Stoopid
  • Naming rights to the Band Rehearsal Studio
  • More prizes TBA!

Food and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) will be available to purchase.

Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets for some free, family-friendly fun!

2020 Competitors

  • Don't Move

  • Fourth Corner

  • No Exit on Mars

  • Superzell

  • The Kids
    Next Door

  • The Mad

  • The Week

Headliner Band:
Cobra Tiger
Enjoy a performance from a professional rock band while the judges deliberate.

This San Diego based Indie-Rock/Pop-Punk trio are here to inspire and excite! Cobra Tiger is known and loved for their intricate zen inspired electric guitar melodies, their funky punchy bass lines, and their thunderously hypnotic drum grooves.

Cobra Tiger consists of Matthew Gewien on vocals and guitar, Lucas Widdes (RMC's Lead Drum Instructor) on drums, and Adam Sheley on bass and backup vocals.

From the moment they first played music together, it was magic! They believe in creating positive music that they truly love, and that is fun to play. They are influenced by Blink 182, 21 Pilots, Jimmy Eat World, and Bruce Springsteen.

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Panel of Judges

Support our fundraiser

All proceeds support music scholarships and community outreach programs through Music4Change.
All donations are tax-deductible.

Sponsor our event
We welcome corporate sponsors and offer a variety of marketing benefits based on your giving level.

Our sponsors' logos are displayed on a banner behind the stage.

All donations are tax-deductible.

Thanks to our 2020 Sponsors!

Our event is also supported by:
Thank you!

2019 Winners

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    The Mad Hatters

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    Second Place
    The Week Before

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    Third Place
    The Grizzlies

2018 Winners

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    The Wild Californians

  • Join us at Point Loma Summer Concerts this Friday as
    Second Place
    The Mad Hatters

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    Third Place
    The Rising Tides