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Battle of the Bands

Fri 31 March at 6:30 pm

Battle of the Bands 2023 will be happening on March 31 at KeyStone 1889! We’re really keen to bring this event into fruition!
For budding young acts aged 12 to 25 in the Bathurst, Orange, Blayney, Lithgow, Oberon and Cowra local government areas, this will be a fantastic opportunity to to get outside their bedrooms, garages and school music rooms to share their talent with wider audiences.
First prize will be $1000 cash on the provision the winning act uses it for a weekend of studio time at one of the following studios: Tim Roebuck Audio Productions, The Boatshed in O’Connell, Dotted Eight Studio and Rolling Wheel Music Studios, while second and third place will get Lander’s Music vouchers to the tune of $500 and $250 respectively.
Expression of interest forms are included as photos in this post, please print them out, complete them and email finished forms to sam.bolt@marathonhealth.com.au or in-centre at 102 Keppel Street.


Fri 31 March
6:30 pm
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Local government area
Bathurst Region


Keystone 1889, Bathurst
99 Keppel St
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
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(02) 6332 5492
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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