Bands will strut their stuff at Georgia Dome Saturday

Here's a look at the annual competition by the numbers.

8 bands are set to compete, including Clark Atlanta University, Virginia State University, North Carolina Central University, Prairie View A&M University, Southern University, Albany State University, Tuskegee University and Florida A&M University.

1 guest performance by hip-hop star and Atlanta-native Ludacris.

1,800 student musicians will perform during the 3-hour show.

60,000 fans are expected to attend.

20,000 dollars will be given to each participating band's music program, in addition to the $1,000 schools won in the pre-qualifying fall campus tour.

IF YOU GO

The 2010 Honda Battle of the Bands is Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Georgia Dome, One Georgia Drive in Atlanta. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $12 and can be purchased by calling 800-745-3000 or online at ticketmaster.com . For details, visit www.hondabattleofthebands.com .

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