Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) -- 24 bands competed at Mom's Music Saturday in a preliminary competition for the Kentucky State Fair Battle of the Bands.
Bands from across Kentucky and Indiana performed one song before a panel of music industry judges Saturday. The judges will determine the 15 bands to advance to the Battle of the Bands Finals at the Fair on Aug. 18.
To qualify for the battle, at least half of the band members must be between the ages of 14 and 20, and no band member may be older than 24. The winning band earns a session in the studios of Jetlag Recordings.