On May 3rd, students from local area high schools will converge upon Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School in Riverhead to compete in the McGann-Mercy Battle of the Bands. This annual event is truly a regional “battle of the bands”, with bands hailing from high schools located in districts from the middle to eastern end of Long Island scheduled to compete.
Starting at 7 pm on May 3rd, tickets are $8 per person and will be sold at the door. The top three bands will be presented with cash prizes. All proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to the Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.
McGann-Mercy is located at 1225 Ostrander Avenue in Riverhead.
For more information, call 631.727.5900, ext. 32.
Source: Bishop McGann-Mercy press release dated April 22, 2013.