The Road to Bonnaroo competition, presented by BMI and hosted by Lightning 100, has announced the next four bands that have made it through the preliminary round and are moving on to the city semi-finals. Kid Freud, Omega Swan, Daphne & the Mystery Machines and The Cold Stares have all made it through, joining OJR, Jess Nolan, Roots of a Rebellion and the Heavy Soles in the next round.
The semi-finals will take place at the historic Exit/In venue on March 16 and the new East Nashville staple, the Basement East, on March 22. Four of the following bands will then continue on to the city finals showcase, March 31 at 3rd & Lindsley at 8 p.m. The final band will advance to the Tennessee state finals, to be held at Mercy Lounge April 4 at 9 p.m.
The grand prize is a performance slot at this year’s Bonnaroo, to be held in Manchester, Tennessee, on June 9-12.
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