Call for Youth Musicians! Battle of the Bands, May 7th

The stage is set for young musicians of Encinitas to compete for radical prizes and a spot at this year’s Summer Fun on the 101: Leucadia’s Music Festival. Join Leucadia 101 Mainstreet Association at the 5th Annual Battle of the Bands for Summer Fun on Sunday, May 7th from 12pm-4pm.  Leave your car at home and come by foot, bike, board or train to Seaweed and Gravel (1144 N Coast Hwy 101). Bring a beach chair and blanket, turn off your phone for a few hours and revel in the day. When you get hungry, just walk to one of the many fine local eateries located along the 101 such as The Lanai & Yocadia Creamery. This  event is free admission to all ages.

Judges were blown away at 2016’s Battle by the powerful vocals and right-on rhythms from Rubenstein Driveby. Fans couldn’t resist the punk power of The Unknowns, crowning them the People’s Choice out of six groups competing. It’s certain that some amazing new acts and veteran youth rockers will come out for this year’s event!

Each band that enters will have fifteen minutes on stage to impress the judges and audience. At the end of the battle, our expert panel of judges will choose one winning band. Winning band members will win special prizes and the opportunity to play at this year’s Summer Fun on the 101: Leucadia’s Music Festival  on Saturday June 24th.

Young musicians interested in entering should contact Leucadia Main Street Association via e-mail at and  no later than Friday April 28th. Space is limited and bands will be selected on a first come first serve basis. See more info and rules for entry at by clicking here

Leucadia 101 Main Street Association is dedicated to promoting local economic development and play a key role in keeping our community healthy and viable. Recognizing Leucadia’s historic value as one of the last remaining old-fashioned beach towns in Southern California, Leucadia 101 Main Street promotes our area as an exciting and worthwhile place for residents, businesses and visitors alike.  Special events like Battle of the Bands for Summer Fun play a significant role in achieving this goal.  For more information, call 760436-2320 or email

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