A Battle of the Bands to benefit Topeka's Breakthrough House kicks off Saturday, April 7. Bands will compete at Tailgator's, SW 21st and Urish, for three Saturdays. Two winners will open for the band Vandelyn Kross in a May 5th concert at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.
Admission for the preliminary rounds at Tailgator's is $5. Tickets for the TPAC concert are $10 and $15. Proceeds benefit Breakthrough House, which provides mental health services for children, adults and veterans.