Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog

Virtual Battle of the Bands
August 17, 2009, 10:20 am
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vbobWatch music videos of local teen bands Blame the Dog and Sitting on the Ceiling and vote for your favorite!  The winning band will perform live at the library this fall.

When: Thursday, Aug. 20 4:30-6:00pm

Where: Large Meeting Room @ 6960 Oakton St.

Update: Congrats to our winner Blame the Dog!  Stay tuned for more details about the upcoming concert.


Virtual Battle of the Bands
July 21, 2009, 2:50 pm
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Hey music makers!  The deadline for our Virtual Battle of the Bands has been extended to August 15th!  That means you have until Saturday, August 15 to send us a link to your band’s music video!Make a video of your band playing any 1 song & post it on online. Then, send a link to or .

Please include your band name, band members’ names and ages, address, and phone number with your entry. Local teens and librarians will vote for their favorite.

The winning band will get $100 and perform at the library in the fall.  Attend the video screening on Aug. 20 to vote for your favorite and show support for your band.

Band members must be between the ages 12-21 as of Aug. 15, 2009. Only bands from Illinois are eligible to win.

For more information, contact Donna Block at 847-663-6434 or; and Mary Miller at 847-663-6618 or .

June 30, 2008, 12:37 pm
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Congrats go out the nine bands who competed in the Battle of the Bands last Saturday night.  24*13 was the audience favorite, while the Green Tangerines claimed the judge’s prize.


Battle of the Bands!
June 27, 2008, 10:20 am
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What: Battle of the Bands @ Weber Center in Skokie.  When: Saturday, June 28 @ 6 pm How Much: $5; present your high school ID to get in.  Where: 9300 Weber Park Place, Skokie. Why: Nine bands will compete for your love, including the Green Tangerines from Notre Dame High School.

battle of the bands poster



Calling All Local Bands!
March 31, 2008, 10:25 am
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Battle of the Bands
Saturday June 28, 6 pm

Show your skills and win a chance to play the main stage at Skokie’s Backlot Bash. Send your video/demo to:

Skokie Park District
Attn: Jennifer Elliott
4701 Oakton Street
Skokie, IL 60076

The deadline for submissions is May 15.  For more info call: 847-674-1500 ext. 2725


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