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48 Hour Band Contest


This is where glory is found. Your life meant nothing before this.

But first, this is how it all works!

48 Hour Bands atKlockow Brewing Co.

Musicians will gather at Klockow Brewing on Thursday, April 18, at 6 p.m. You’ll put your name and your preferred instrument on a slip of paper, where it will be drawn randomly to assign people to their band. Being random, you could have a well-rounded ensemble, or you could be three drummers just trying their best to make a song. From there though, you will have 48 hours (or two days in layman’s terms) to write three songs (or up to 10 minutes of music) that will be performed on Saturday, April 20. You will be playing for legions of adoring fans, as well as three surly and sarcastic judges.

The victors will win a prize and have crazy bragging rights.


Apr 18 - 20 2024


6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Klockow Brewing Company
36 SE 10th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744