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Published: 5/25/2010

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Top Four Emerging Artists Take Stage at the Wynn Las Vegas To Battle For National Title


2010 College Battle of the Bands Ready to Announce Winner

Santa Monica, CA (May 25, 2010) – The search to find the best student bands and music artists from over 100 colleges and universities nationwide culminates with a final battle at the world-famous Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, June 11th at 6 pm PST. 

Battling for the national title are: South Region winners Apple Trees & Tangerines (Lee University), North Region winners Beyond This Point (Five Towns College), West Region winners The Oregon Donor (Skagit Valley College), and the Wild Card winner Jake Snider (Columbia University). “This year’s finalists are incredibly talented and bring together the best in college music from around the country,” remarks Evan Shapiro, Executive Producer of College Battle of the Bands.

College Battle of the Bands’ is presented by AT&T, with supporting partners Chegg.com, GRAMMY U®, Gibson Guitar, SESAC, and the Elfenworks Foundation, and is open to any student band or music artist currently enrolled in an undergraduate program.  The series began during the 2008-09 school year and featured notable artists including:  The Local Natives, Mike Posner, Allison Weiss, Daylight Broadcast, and more.  Showcasing the best emerging music artists, College Battle of the Bands awards more than $100,000 in prizing each school year. 

“Chegg is thrilled to be the presenting stage sponsor for the National Finale, on what should be an unforgettable night,” said Tina Couch, VP of Public Relations for Chegg.com. 

For more information about College Battle of the Bands and the National Finale, and to listen to submitted music from participating artists, visit www.collegebattleofthebands.com