Battle of the Bands set for Sept. 22

Battle of the Bands poster

Battle of the Bands, sponsored by MSU’s Music Makers Productions, happens Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium. The winner will be the opening act for Bulldog Bash on Oct. 20.

The state’s largest, free outdoor concert begins with the Battle winner at 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of Jackson and Main streets in downtown Starkville. During the day, Maroon Market begins at 3:30 p.m., showcasing local musicians on stage and featuring art, food vendors and a kid zone. The entire event is sponsored by MSU’s Student Association and Pearl River Resort.

Part of MSU’s Division of Student Affairs, Music Maker Productions works to provide contemporary entertainment for the university and Starkville communities. For more information, follow the organization on Instagram @msu_mmp, Facebook @MSUConcerts, and Twitter @Music_Maker, or contact MMP’s publicity chair at

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 11:10 am