Nickel Picnic/Battle of the Bands this Saturday

Def Leppard tribute band Pyrosteria to close out the show

By Jon Johnson

GRAHAM COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS – The Graham County Fairgrounds is getting to get rocked this Saturday, July 7, as Scottsdale’s own Def Leppard tribute band Pyrosteria will headline and close out the annual Nickel Picnic/Battle of the Bands.

The venue opens at 11 a.m. with just $2 admission. Along with Pyrosteria capping off the evening with a concert, 13 bands will play 15-minute sets vying for the grand prize of $1,500. Numerous other individual awards will also be given.

With multiple vendors on hand to help those beat the heat, nickel hot dogs, and a beer garden, the annual event is a must for music lovers. 

Following is the band lineup for the event:

12 p.m. – Red Jack

12:30 pm – Dirty Lucille

1 p.m. – Celestial Exile

1:30 pm – Boondocks

2 p.m. – Ignite

2:30 pm – Lucky J’s

3 p.m. – Sweaty Lizard

3:30 pm – S.O.S

4 p.m. – Three Piece Scotts

4:30 pm – Men with Sushi

5 p.m. – Boomtown

5:30 p.m. – Lab Audio

6 p.m. – Half Fast

Sunset – Pyrosteria concert