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KCOU Sponsors a Battle of the Bands

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Thirteen bands are gunning for your votes at The station and the Student Union Programming Board are sponsoring a battle of the bands. They’re all fighting for the chance to play at Memorial Union.

The top five bands will be performing at Jesse Wrench Auditorium on November 17. The website features music, bios and photos of all the contenders. Voting will close on Thursday, November 13 at 4 p.m., and fans can vote as many times as they want. All you need is an email address and a computer.

The bands are:

  • Al Holiday and the Lucky Stars
  • Appleline
  • Backdoor Dorsey
  • Bad Dog Stay
  • Envy the Cookbook
  • If Luck Runs Out
  • Kinder Machine
  • Mizzou Forte
  • Nick and the Fireflies
  • Mike Powell
  • The Red Resistance
  • Sunifyde
  • What Machines Were

The top five will be competing at Memorial Union to find out who will win the $500 prize. Only fans at the show will be able participate in the final vote, so get there early to get a voting wristband.


Over 28,000 votes later, the competition ended Thursday afternoon. The top five bands are:

  • Bad Dog Stay
  • Envy the Cookbook
  • Nick and the Fireflies
  • The Red Resistance
  • What Machines Were

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