Congratulations to The Northwest, winners of Semi-Finals Week 1 of our 3rd Annual Ultimate Band Series 2012.
Rising Down came a close second with their judges-loving cover of "Californication" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. From Fight Another Day, Red Calling Down and Sunshine & Bullets, every single band gave one another a run for their money with their rocking performances, but it was The Northwest who ultimately won the night with their take on the Chili Pepper's "Dani California."
The Northwest will advance to the August 18 Finals with the next two week's winning bands and the Judge's Pick.
Special thanks to our Ultimate Band Series 2012 panel of judges... Jocelyn Brenner (Hyde Park Village), Joran Slane Oppelt (Creative Loafing), Carole Liparoto (Tampa Bay Times) and special guest judge Jesse Kage (The Kage Kult, 98 Rock).
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