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Battle of the Bands2012 National Championship National Final

Battle of the Bands2012 National Championship National Final

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  • Fri 31 Aug ’12, 6:30pm – 2:00am


Kings Arms, 59 France St, Newton Show map



Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $20.00
  • 2 Night Super Pass: $35.00



Battle of the Bands 2012 National Championship now reaches the National Finals

3 months of eliminations throughout the country have taken place featuring over 100 bands performing, during 40 live shows; now the final 31 top bands remain! Some amazing new talent has been unearthed with a very diverse array of musical styles on display resulting in many deserving bands in the finals.

National final (Part 1)

- Barefoot (Auckland)
- Coda (Whangarei)
- Concrete Jungle (Auckland)
- DAY3 (Hamilton)
- Diamond Doll (Napier)
- Dimestore Skanks (Wellington)
- Funkacybin (Wellington)
- Pseudo City (Auckland)
- Ratsmagic (Auckland)
- Red Sky Blues (Wellington)
- Storm Eater (Tauranga)
- Super Narco Man (Tauranga)
- The Mad Crept (Auckland)
- The Roadcats (Christchurch)
- Vessel (Auckland)

Doors open 6.30pm, show runs 7pm - 2.30am

National Finals
Part 1: Kings Arms Friday 31st August
Part 2: Juice Bar Saturday 1st September

$20 + booking fee Each Show ($25 door sales) or $35 + booking fee for the 2 Night Super Pass

Come along support local music, check out the live action and have a great night! This is not your average gig, its a monumental extravaganza of some of NZ's best new talent, don't miss it!

Some truly amazing new talent has been discovered.

The 2012 National Finals will be one the best ever with 31 very high calibre bands from all around NZ competing over 2 massive nights.

Band will perform each night with a wide spectrum of music styles represented; ensuring there's something for everyone's taste. This is your chance to see some of NZ's best up and coming artists, all gathered in Auckland for one whopping weekend of new NZ music.

As well as gaining national attention, the winning band at the National Final will receive a bevy of prizes including:

• Recording time at NZ’s premier recording facility York Street Studios
• Musical equipment from Jansen, Allen & Heath and Audio Technica
• Converse Shoes, Paiste Cymbal, Live appearances and more to be announced

For full listings of all shows, bands performing and more info; please see the website www.battleofthebands.co.nz

Online Voting and live streaming via www.musicgroupy.com

For pics of all the bands and more, check out: www.facebook.com/ NZbattleofthebands

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