9th Annual event held in central park.

The 9th Annual Ox Cart Days Battle of the Bands was held in Central Park on Thursday, the 13th. Six bands from around the area competed in the event hosted by Clear Channel Radio personality Amy Jameson. Bands that performed were "Hospitality" from Thief River Falls, "Go Steve Jones" from Fargo, "Mark Proulx and the Follow Through" from Moorehead, "Venus and Furs" from Fargo, "Random Acts of Gravity" of Crookston, and "Little Bobby and the Storm", defending champion from Theif River Falls.

"Random Acts of Gravity" took third place, with "Mark Proulx and the Follow Through" taking second and "Little Bobby and the Storm" defending their title.