Battle of The Bands 2018 National Championship
Wellington Heat 4
Sunday 14th October
Plus more bands to be announced
Entries are now open via the official website.
Time line of the event
The first 2018 events are taking place in late-September with nationwide events running through October & November. Finals will be in November and early December 2018.
All dates and additional venues are currently being confirmed. As dates are announced they will appear in the ‘event dates’ section of the website: http://battleofthebands.co.nz/competition.php
International Tour: Asia, Australia and NZ
This year, the national champions will win an international tour; with shows in Asia, Australia and NZ. The tour will take place in 2019
Red Engine Recording Studios, Manly Brisbane, Australia http://www.redenginerecording.com.au
We're proud to announce that one of the Southern Hemisphere’s top recording facilities, Red Engine Recording Studios is now our recording studio sponsor for the event
The winning band will record a single at this fantastic Brisbane recording studio owned by kiwi Andrew Cochrane previously from NZ band Satellite Spies among others
A wonderful place to record, the band away from home living and breathing your songs, achieving world class recordings
Steve James, World Renowned Uk Producer http://www.steve-james.com
Steve James has a remarkable career of successes in recorded music; Grammy Nominated & Aria Producer of the year winner. Growing up in the UK entertainment business, son of famed British Comedian / Actor, Sid James, star of the Carry On movies. Steve’s credits include: Sex Pistols, Monty Python, Ginger Baker, Phil Lynott, Toyah, The Rutles, The Jam, The Screaming Jets, The Rumjacks, Mental as Anything, Cold Chisel, Weta, Hangar 18 and many others
Steve is producing, engineering and mixing the winning band’s single at Red Engine Recording Studios, Brisbane
Flights to Brisbane and accommodation are included in this prize.
Musik Radio Promotions / Musik and Film http://musikandfilm.com
Our USA sponsors Musik & Film, global airplay specialists, through their radio promotional division, Musik Radio Promotions will again be working with us to promote the winning bands single throughout the world.
The winners' song will be delivered and promoted to over 250,000 radio stations in over 180 countries
This often includes airplay on BBC1 UK, Numerous stations in the US, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia & More with M.A.F’s extensive reach
Jansen Sound / Allen & Heath / Audio Technica http://jansen.co.nz
As the oldest sound company in New Zealand, Jansen has maintained a reputation for delivering high quality, reliable audio and lighting solutions since 1949.
Jansen has been Battle of the Bands sponsors for several years now, we are very proud to be supported by this legendary NZ Music company. Jansen's world class brands, Allen & Heath, makers of the industry standard - professional's choice of mixing desks; and Audio Technica, the world's leading microphone brand, are both supplying fantastic prizes to the winning band as well as for the runners up and individual prizes.
The 2018 prize and sponsors details can be seen here: http://battleofthebands.co.nz/sponsors.php
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