Fort Halifax Park Hosts Battle of the Bands That Could Be Heard Faintly by the Nearest Person

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fort halifax parkWINSLOW — The Battle of the Bands at Fort Halifax Park endured showers, thunderstorm warnings and a low turnout on Sunday afternoon, but band members didn’t seem to mind. “It went great,” said drummer John Gladu, minutes after completing an hour-long set with Bangor-based Sound and Vice. “We kept everybody going and did what we could to keep the crowd pumped up.” Dozens of spectators formed clumps under tents, gazebos and trees when it rained and took drier moments as an opportunity to buy a hot dog or a cold drink from a handful of booths. Gladu said that small events like Winslow’s Fourth of July celebration are a way for the bands at the heart of Maine’s rock scene to maintain friendships and keep the music alive. The competition was definitely friendly. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)

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