Centennial Battle of the Bands Finals: The Antics, The Imprints, The Marquis, Blues X Five, Motifs, The Foundry Brass
Sat. July 1st 1967 10:00am - 3:00pm doors at 10:00am @ Victoria's Spirit Square (in Centennial Square) (All Ages) 10:00am - 3:00pm doors at 10:00am
Presented by: A.F. of M.
A.F. of M. Centennial project hosted by CFUN radio host Fred Latremouille. Gullivers Travels pulled out of the finals and were replaced by The Motifs. The show opened with a performance by "The Foundry Brass". The winners were Blues X Five.
Picture was taken June 17, 1967 at the Memorial Arena during the Centennial Battle of The Bands semi-finals. The band would play in the finals July 1 at Centennial Square. more info
Blues X Five
In the photo L-R Richard Moore, Ron Flatman, Norm MacPherson, John Fisher and Ed Wright more infoArticles: Focus by Brad Nugent March 1967, Focus by Brad Nugent February 1968
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