The only summer rock festival in the Albany area is the Q103 Q-Ruption August 19th at SPAC, starring Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Skillet, Egypt Central and more... including YOUR BAND! Do you want to PLAY FOR THE STAGE? Is your band good enough to open for Godsmack and Q-Ruption? Submit here now!

Did you think we wouldn't do some type of contest to select the bands?

Does your band rock?  Then we want YOUR BAND to open for the Capital Region's only and biggest summer rock festival "Q-RUPTION"!  Submit your band to be selected to play Friday nights at Savannahs, 1 South Pearl Street, downtown Albany. Tell us a little about your band, contact information and upload a sample of your bands best material.

Our panel of judges and your fans will have the arduous task of selecting 13 bands of the best home grown talent that represents the Albany area's rock music scene.

Once your band has submitted, tell all your fans to vote your band here on our website. If your band is selected then over the course of 3-4 weeks local bands will PLAY FOR THE STAGE and compete at Savannahs to move on to the final round August 12th.  The winning band on the final night will then open for Q-RUPTION.  Voting at Savannahs will be determined by audience participation and celebrity judges.

Be a part of biggest and only summer rock festival in the Albany area - Q-RUPTION! August 19th at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.Don't forget to get your tickets early so you're ready for the big day out when we bring you Q-Ruption 2011!

FIND OUT THE FINALISTS AND BEGIN VOTING HERE.