Best American Band Contest

Take Your Band to the Next Stage

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Our public voting period has ended for JBL’s Best American Band. Congratulations to our winners and runners up. The Crane Wives will be joining us for a live performance at JBL Fest in Las Vegas, along with other prizes, and all three winners will receive a JBL EON ONE PRO. Thank you to everyone who participated.

THE CRANE WIVES

Grand Rapids, MI

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Judges

Joe Hahn

Joe Hahn is best known as the DJ and programmer for two time Grammy-Award-winning band, Linkin Park who have just released their seventh studio album, One More Light.

Brad Divens

FOH Engineer for Enrique Iglesias, Garbage, Bob Seger, Jane’s Addiction and also CEO at fixintogetmixin, Inc.

Hugh Johnson

Emmy award-winning mix engineer for numerous acts including 27 years as front of house for country superstar Vince Gill.

Brian Pomp

Brian Pomp has mixed for some of the world's biggest artists including Avenged Sevenfold, Hollywood Undead, Ke$ha, and currently DNCE, who are also performing at JBL FEST.

PRIZES

Grand Prize:

  • A performing slot at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino during JBL FEST, held in Las Vegas July 27th-29th, 2017
  • $5000
  • Roundtrip airfare
  • Ground transportation to and from the airport/hotel
  • Three night hotel stay (shared rooms/double occupancy) at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for up to 6 individuals.
  • A JBL EON ONE PRO
  • Up to six tickets for other JBL FEST events

Two Runners Up Will Win:

  • A JBL EON ONE PRO