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Battle of the Bands Rocks Highland Park

Check out these photos from Bitter Jester and Late Nite HP's 5th annual rock show held at Wolter's Field on July 4th.

In addition to the parade, the fireworks and Fourth Fest, this year's Independence Day celebration included the

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Winners from battle of the bands that went on throughout June in Highland Park got to perform at the city's pre-fireworks concert at Wolder's Field on July 4th, according to Bitter Jester co-owner Nic DeGrazia. The judges narrowed the five bands down to two, and then the audience picked the winner by its applause.

This year's winning band was Midnight in Montana from Highland Park and the runner up was JKZ, also from Highland Park.

Check out pictures from the event above, and click here to see more.

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Sara Hoffman July 16, 2012 at 01:10 PM
You got the winning band name wrong. It's Midnight in Montana from Highland Park and the runner up was JKZ also from Highland Park.
Jacob Nelson (Editor) July 16, 2012 at 01:30 PM
Thanks for the correction, Sara. I just updated the story.

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