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Arts & Entertainment - July 21, 2006

Check out that 'Posterboy'

High school band gains local fame

by Frances Hewitt

When Tyler, 17, and Clint Cornfield, 18, were in the fourth and fifth grades, the brothers attended their first concert ever: Huey Lewis and the News. What they could not have imagined at the time is that years later they would be the opening act for Huey Lewis at a Live Nation show in Concord. But the brothers did just that last month after their band, Posterboy, took first place in the High School Battle of the Bands held at the Sleep Train Pavilion in Concord. The grand prize was playing the opening act for a Pavilion show, as well as 24 hours of recording time at Expressions College for Digital Arts in Emeryville, $100 cash and $100 for the Foothill High School Music Program.

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