About Battle Of the Sounds
The 2020 Adelaide Live Events - Battle of the Sounds Grand Final
Adelaide Live Events are resurrecting the ‘Battle Of The Sounds’ competition in South Australia to give local up and coming original bands / music artists (in youth category 25 and under) an opportunity to perform and win over $15,000 in prizes; including the chance to perform alongside some of Australia’s greatest musicians at one of SA’s biggest up and coming concerts – the ‘Myponga Music Festival 2021’.
The ‘Battle Of The Sounds’ Backstory
The legendary Battle of the Sounds competition was an annual focal point for Australian rock music from its inception in 1966 until it finished in 1972. Throughout the competition’s history many Adelaide bands were propelled to greater fame, these included The Twilights, Zoot, Masters Apprentices, Fraternity and Headband.
The Battle of the Sounds Grand Final date
Friday 4th December 2020 Thebarton Theatre - doors from 6pm
How to Enter?
To enter acts can fill out the entry form online at www.thebattleofthesounds.com
Selection and judging criteria can be found on the website. Act registration is FREE
Who can enter?
Bands, solos (with track), duos, trios in ANY music genre – must be original music
Profiled guest judges - will adjudicate at each event - from the SA entertainment and media industry
Grand Final Details
· 8 bands / artists perform 2 songs each
· Overall winners announced on the night
· winning band will open at Myponga Music Festival 2021 plus
· $2500RRP YAMAHA MUSIC GEAR from DERRINGERS! plus
· 1 x N1Records artist support package: 6 months NSS support for your next major project (valued at $2k)
Second Prize -
· $1000RRP YAMAHA MUSIC GEAR from DERRINGERS! plus
· 1 x Release Support package with SeeOh NSS’ Creative Agency (package requires recipient to have a single ready for release) (Valued at $1k) plus
· 2 full days Recording at House of SAP
· $500RRP YAMAHA MUSIC GEAR from DERRINGERS! plus
· 1 x 10hr Demo Recording Day at NSS
Supporting organisations / venues - Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide Live Events, Yamaha Music / Derringers Music, Northern Sound System, City Of Onkaparinga, House of SAP
Heat Producers: Adelaide Live Events in conjunction with Thebarton Theatre