Best of the Battle of the Bands
artsPlace Online Concert

  August 20, 2020 — August 31, 2020  | Thursday, August 20 at 7 pm release date!

Virtual Concert - Click Here to Watch!


artsPlace, in conjunction with musician and promoter Garry Gonis, is proud to present the winners from the last two years of the Bow Valley's legendary Battle of the Bands. Held annually at Tommy’s in Banff and featuring acoustic bands, duos and solo acts, this year’s showcase features 2019 winner Panic Station, and 2018 winner Caitlin Connelly.

Don’t miss this chance to see two fantastic local emerging artists. 


What started over 10 years ago as two high school friends learning their instruments and practicing together has grown into Panic Station: a local garage rock band consisting of Adam Bronsch on vocals and guitar, and Eli Twoyoungmen, who plays percussion.

The two boys' goal is simple: to play music in the name of rock and roll.

Support Panic Station's music here:

Website: Panic Station

Facebook: @bowvalleypanicstation

Soundcloud: Panic Station 


Caitlin Connelly is a Rocky Mountain artist rooted in evergreen-fresh folk and small-town splendour. Inspired by canyons, caves, and excruciating break-ups, she uses thoughtfully-woven vocal melodies and careful fingerpicking to honestly channel emotion-filled experiences into mindful art. Connelly is notoriously nomadic and credits motion as one of the most influential and constant anchors in her mercurial and buoyant lifestyle. With a home-base in Banff National Park, the songwriter has also created space for herself in Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, Melbourne, Vancouver, and Bali, which has led to opportunities both career-building and breath-taking, such as performing from sea to shining sea - Vancouver to Halifax - on a passenger train, filming live music videos in Hollywood, and hitch-hiking thousands of kilometres through the outback of Australia and the California coast.

Support Caitlin's music here:

Facebook: @caitlinconnellymusic

Instagram: @caitlinconnellymusic

Buy her music at Caitlin Connelly

This Program is supported by:

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