31 August 2010 - 0 Comments
Over 100 bands have now competed in the
Battle of the Bands2010 National Championship.
The last TWO Regional Final shows will now determine the
2010 National Final Line upÖ
Throughout July and August, just over 100 bands have battled it out in multiple live events up and down the country, competing for their place in the NATIONAL FINAL coming up next month. Some fantastic new talent has been unearthed at well attended live events in NZís best music venues.
Regional Finals have already taken place in Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Auckland and Canterbury, producing the first of the National Finalist bands.
NATIONAL FINALISTS (So far):
MIRIKACHINIST - Otago
THE MELLOW DROPS - Bay Of Plenty
ENERCIA - Bay Of Plenty
D.I.C - Bay Of Plenty
AFTERTHOUGHT - Waikato
BEFORE ONEíS FACE - Waikato
TRIBALSTATE - Auckland
PIRATE SUPER GRIP - Auckland
AOTEA-RAW - Auckland
(Plus the winning bands from the below finals)
Remaining 2010 events:
Regional Final - Bodega - Wellington - Fri 3 Sept
Regional Final - Kings Arms - Auckland - Sat 4 Sept
National Final - Kings Arms - Auckland - Sat 25 Sept
National Final tickets on sale now through http://www.eventfinder.co.nz/.
Donít miss these last shows; 8 to 14 Bands hit the stage at each of the forth coming final events; ensuring an entertaining, fast moving, fun night of live music for music fans to enjoy.
Battle of the Bands National Championship is presented by Juice TV, The Rock & Hell Pizza. The winning band will record a single at York Street Studios, as well as receive fantastic musical equipment prizes from Jansen, Audio Technica and Allen & Heath. Holiday Inn, Wellington is also supporting the event this year.
The countryís best Live Music Venues hosted Battle of the Bands events. Juice Bar, Kings Arms and Stampede in Auckland, Bodega in Wellington, Alís Bar in Christchurch, BrewersBar in Mount Maunganui & The Outback Inn in Hamilton.
Throughout the regional play offs, results have been a well received 50/50 mix of judges and on the night audience votes. With Vodafone and Run the Red, fans are now able to TXT vote (Free with Vodafone, 20c with Other Networks) for their favourite National Final band. Results will be a mixture of judges and TXT votes; so everyone Nationwide has a chance to have their sayÖTXT voting will commence from Sept 6th.
Band listings for each show, plus band and venue info available at: http://www.battleofthebands.co.nz/