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Sherman Theater

  • Dec
    15 Fri
    Battle of The Bands
    Sherman Theater Presents

    Battle of The Bands

    Stroudsburg, PA
    United States
    Doors at 6:00 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    ADV GA STANDING: $15.00

    ADV GA STANDING / ADV GA STANDING [MEMBER] Public Onsale: November 2, 2023 9:00 AM to December 15, 2023 12:00 AM

    $15 ADV | $15 DOS
    (After 5pm on day of show tickets must be purchased at the door)
    All Ages Admitted // 21 to drink with ID

    General Admission Standing - there isn't a bad spot in the house!
    Reserved Balcony seating available for Sherman Theater Members only
    For membership information, please contact

    VIP BOX: Sherman Theater Members $345 | Non-Members $425
    SKYBOX: Sherman Theater Member $420 | Non-Members $500 
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    1st place 800
    2nd place 450
    3rd place 250
    all other bands 100

    Competing Bands: The Nick Tauer Band, Traverse the Abyss, Into Sunday, The Sex Monkeys, Swing N' A Miss, Project 9, Azlyn, Intoxxxication, and Suppress the Sky.

    Winners will be determined by audience response, musical talent, and on-stage performance.

    Eight bands have been selected to compete for $2,000 in cash - First Prize $800, Second $450, Third $250, and $100 for each of the remaining five participants.  The First Prize winner will also receive a session to record a song at Soundmine Recording Studio, the potential for a headlining show in the Sherman Showcase, and future consideration to open for a national performing artist at the Sherman Theater.


    Various genres of music will be represented and the bands will be judged on musical talent, on-stage performance, and audience response. Judges for the event include Dan Malsch, owner of Soundmine Recording Studio and Soundmine Recording Academy in East Stroudsburg, John Oakes, owner of the 10,000 capacity outdoor Poconos Park amphitheater in Bushkill, and Daniel Romagno, talent buyer and booking agent for the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg.  

    Dan Malsch, owner of Soundmine Recording Studio and Soundmine Recording Academy, is a sound engineer who has worked with American Music Award winning and Grammy nominated bands and artists from around the world. First Prize includes a session at Soundmine to record, mix and produce a song.

    John Oakes is an entertainment entrepreneur, executive, marketer, and owner of Poconos Park, a 10,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater.  He specializes in producing and marketing music festivals, concerts, events, brands, artists, partners, and fans.

    Daniel Romagno is the talent buyer/booking agent for Sherman Theater events.  A knowledgeable and experienced music industry professional, he has eight years of experience in concert venue management and production.

524 Main Street
Stroudsburg, PA
United States