BandJam 2018 set for April 22

The guitars are tuned, the voices warmed up, the finalists selected, the songs rehearsed–– it’s time for the area’s hottest musical competition to rock the stage at the Ridgefield Playhouse during BandJam 2018.  

Eight high-octane middle and high school bands will compete before a panel of celebrity judges

Sunday, April 22, at 4 p.m.

Judges include Doug Wimbish, the bassist for Living Color; Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte; and i95fm’s Ethan Carey.

The bands include 2 Minute Minors (Ridgefield), Band2 (West Hartford), Skybandits (Stamford), The 7’s (Orange), Abby & the Roadsters (South Salem, N.Y.), Gilbert (Katonah, N.Y.), Orbit (Weston), and Sound Beacon (Wingdale, N.Y.).

The show is hosted by Christine O’Leary and Jay Prince. For tickets ($20 adults, $15 students), visit the box office or go online to

All proceeds from the event will go directly to support the Playhouse. For complete details and rules, visit