12:30 OUC Main Stage
Osceola Rocks is a group of students representing many corners of Osceola County. It is a camp-based group where students will meet 1 hour a week for 6 weeks and then put on a showcase, on instruments many have never played before. This group is the advanced group and have performed across the state at conferences and fairs. Although not competing, Rising Thunder
2:00 - OUC MAIN STAGE
Chris McNeil is an Ocala based country group, composed of members 18-27, from all over the state of Florida. They have played venues as small as local bars too Ole Red Orlando, too Alaska! They currently have 3 singles out, with the newest song "Worth It" coming out later this year. They will be playing some new unreleased material as well! You don’t wanna miss thi
3:15 - OUC MAIN STAGE
Crowned Rebels was formed to bring Real music back to the masses. Coming from a diverse musical background we aim to combine the swagger of rock with the soul of blues and try not to miss a beat in between.
4:30 - OUC MAIN STAGE
Embertown is a Country, Rock, and Worship Band based out of Osceola County. The Band is composed of all teenagers ranging between the ages of 13-18 years old. The Band travels all over the state and country playing at festivals, county fairs, charity events, weddings and birthday parties and even had the opportunity to perform at Hardrock Live at Universal City Walk.
5:45 - OUC MAIN STAGE
Celebrating the nomination for American Songwriter song of the year with "Let You Leave" (available on all music platforms)•
Hailing from Central Florida, Sean was born at a very young age in the summer of 1984. He is one of 8 children, all of which were homeschooled by their mother. He learned the value of hard work from his father, working for the family business
Complete the application below, and a representative from Rising Thunder will be in touch with you. Be sure to do it before September 3rd!
The stage hours for the Battle of the Bands is from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. If you have another gig that day, just let us know and we will do our best to work around your schedule. Each band as a 30 minute set time, with a 15 minute load in. Bands that go over the 30 minute time will have a deduction on the score sheet.
We will have our own production crew. Once you are signed up and committed for a stage time, we will discuss further details then.
YES! We will have an area for you to set up to promote your band
We use Social Media as our #1 marketing tool, we would encourage you to send us videos & pictures! We would also love it if you could push our event on your marketing platforms as well.
$2,000 Grand Prize, plus two tickets per band member to the 2022 Country Thunder Music Festival