Legends Partner with Rock 101 Grill to Bring Summer Music Series

June 23, 2014 - NBA G League (G League) - Texas Legends News Release

FRISCO, TX, (June 23, 2014) - The Texas Legends have partnered with Rock 101 Grill to bring "Battle of the Legends," a summer music series that will allow musicians of all ages and genres to compete for the title of "Texas Legend".

Battle of the Legends will consist of seven events hosted every other Thursday by Rock 101 Grill (2833 W Eldorado Pkwy, Suite 301, Frisco, TX 75034), beginning in July. The first four weeks will be elimination rounds, narrowing the pool to 12 quarterfinalists who will go through two more rounds to choose the three finalists. In week seven, the Texas Legend will be crowned, winning a grand prize package consisting of the chance to record a five-song EP along with the opportunity to perform live at a Texas Legends game and the Legends' 2015 Freedom Fest. The schedule is as follows:

. Week One: July 10th

. Week Two: July 24th

. Week Three: August 7th

. Week Four: August 21st

. Week Five: September 4th

. Week Six: September 18th

. FINAL -Week Seven: Saturday, October 4th

"For those about to ROCK.we salute ROCK 101 GRILL: Home of the Texas Legend Showcase!" commented Legends Owner Donnie Nelson. "We know America's got talent but the voice we're looking for is no mere American idol.we're looking for A TEXAS LEGEND! Solo to full band, a cappella to instrumental, all ages, anything goes y'all! Winners to receive everything from studio time, EP releases to festival and live venue bookings! If you've got the talent our judging panel of industry insiders has what it takes to make you A TEXAS LEGEND!"

Rock 101 Grill, established in 2013 in Little Elm, combines dining with entertainment. When founded, the mission of Rock 101 Grill was for customers to enjoy a full "rock star" experience from the moment they entered. The restaurant brings in live music six days a week along with special theme nights and fundraising events. The focus on a unique experience as well as the emphasis on community outreach made a partnership with the Legends a perfect fit.

"We are very excited to partner with Texas Legends as we raise awareness to music and the arts throughout the Frisco and Little Elm communities," commented Rock 101 Grill owner/operator Jerry Blott. "As a locally owned and founded restaurant, we value and appreciate the opportunity to partner with a highly reputable organization as we bring an awesome showcase of talent over seven incredible shows. We're also excited to expand upon this partnership over the course of the next year and look forward to even greater engagement with our community in the years to come!"

The partnership between the Legends and Rock 101 Grill extends through the season, bringing the Rock 101 Grill Drum Line to the Legends' games for the first time in franchise history.

For more information or to register for Battle of the Legends email

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