WHITE PLAINS Rye Playland will rock and roll this Friday when the annual Westchester County Battle of the Bands comes to town. Six young bands chosen from applicants from across the county whose members are 15 to 20 years old will compete for first place at the parks Music Tower Theater. This years contenders are Hawthornes Forever and After, Ardsleys Pier 54, Yonkers Howling Hour, Valhallas Counterfeit Society, Cortlandt Manors Nepenthe and Eastchesters Short Bus. Parking is $5 and regular Playland admission fees apply. Show starts at 6 p.m. The rain date is July 29. The event is sponsored by Westchester County Parks, Friends of Westchester County Parks, 107.1 FM The Peak and Sam Ash Music of White Plains. Go to www.ryeplayland.org or call (914) 813-7000 for more information.
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