The Yakima AppleJam Battle of the Bands 2019 is happening at the Fairgrounds during the 4th of July Celebration! Ten bands will be competing to win more than $1,500 in cash and prizes. The winning band also gets its own spot to perform at the Central Washington State Fair in September.

This years’ special guest hosts will be AppleJam award-winning hip-hop artist, Leviticuss, and popular Yakima radio personality, Reesha on the Radio, from Townsquare Media!  Other activities scheduled for this years’ 4th of July Celebration include the Premier Gaming Truck, face painting, kids activities, water slide, US Army fitness challenge, plus a beer garden, carnival rides and food vendors. The festivities will end with a big fireworks show at 10 p.m.

WHAT: Yakima’s 4th Of July - a free community event presented by Yakima Federal Savings and Loan, and Tire Centers, Inc. Additional support is provided by the Central Washington State Fair, Ted Brown Music, Off The Record, Yakima Herald, KIMA TV and TownSquare Media.

WHEN: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

WHERE: State Fair Park, 1301 S Fair Ave

LINEUP: Here is the official AppleJam 3 Battle of the Bands Lineup:

4:00 to 4:30 - Sweet Mary Sunshine
4:30 to 5:00 - Erik J. Smestad
5:00 to 5:30 - Whitley & Eric Snider
5:30 to 6:00 - Koenig
6:00 to 6:30 - Daypop
6:30 to 7:00 - Arissa Connel
7:00 to 7:30 - The Finger Guns
7:30 to 8:00 - Abby Brown (The Girl In Black)
8:00 to 8:30 - Bad Habit
8:30 to 9:00 - JayJay Garza
9:00 to 9:30 - Special Guest - Leviticuss
9:30 - Awards
10:00 - Fireworks