Bands to battle at eclipse party

BLYTHEWOOD- The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Freeway Music to organize the “Moondoggled: An Eclipsing Battle of the Bands” that will take place from noon- 4 p.m. on Monday Aug. 21 at the new amphitheater in Doko Meadows Park to celebrate the Great American Total Eclipse. Five bands will be chosen, and receive an opportunity to to perform a 15-minute set, which must include one song related to the sun or the moon.

First place will receive a $500 prize, second place will receive a $250 consolation and the third place winner will take home $100. Entries are being accepted, and those wishing to participate should email [email protected] with links to songs and band photos.

The deadline to enter is Friday Aug.4. For more information contact the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mike Switzer at 803-348-2236 or Freeway Music at 803-865-1151.