Hard Rock Rising

The Hard Rock Rising Battle of the Bands is back!

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa is giving local artists the opportunity to compete in the Hard Rock Rising Battle of the Bands for a chance to play at 97X Next Big Thing!

Submit your band’s info by visiting Tampahardrock.com/Rising before Friday, October 1, 2021.

Don’t miss your chance to compete and be crowned the Hard Rock Rising Tampa Battle of the Bands Champion and open 97X Next Big Thing!

Must be 16 years old or older to participate. See official rules at Tampahardrock.com/rising for more details.

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