Battle of the Bands - 2017 National Championship winning band will embark for the TOUR OF EUROPE on the amazing STOKE ROLLING CIRCUS (http://stoketravel.com/) from August 27th - September 24th, 2017.

This will be the trip of a lifetime for the lucky band and anyone that chooses to go along for the ride too... Check out Stoke Travel's latest Rolling Circus video here.


Also check out 2015 Winners BAKERS EDDY's video whilst in London on the Europe Tour in 2015. https://www.facebook.com/NewZealandbattleofthebands/videos/vb.634979233228361/982307911828823/?type=3&theater

LOTS of other prizes also up for grabs: Register now to join this year's event: http://www.battleofthebands.co.nz/register.php If your band is already registered from previous year's events, just send us a private message if you want to join this year and update your band's profile on the website.

LIKE the FB Page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/NewZealandbattleofthebands

2017 Shows start in April, running throughout May and June with the Finals in July.

We're proud to announce that Roundhead Studios is now our recording studio sponsor for the event.

The winning band will record a single at this fantastic Auckland recording studio.

Roundhead Studios is New Zealand’s finest multi studio recording facility. A truly inspirational and beautiful place to make music.

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.

The 2013 National Champions ‘The Fu King’ (Dunedin) and 2nd place winners ‘Lee Gray & The Beat’ (AKL) are both receiving radio airplay throughout the world. This includes airplay on BBC1 UK, Numerous stations in the US, South America, Europe & More.

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.

Dave Morello, Paiste Cymbals and Tama Drums endorse and drummer for rock band FUSER, will again be supporting the event with his company ROCK YOU MENTAL.

This includes his alliance with Musicworks, Paiste and Tama bringing competing drummers the opportunity to win great prizes from Paiste and Tama, not only for the winning band but also for his choice of the best drummers in the event as well. In addition, Dave is providing top of the range drums and cymbals for some of the regional finals and the national finals for all the drummers to use as well as providing drums, cymbals and his hands on personal assistance to the winning drummer at their recording session at Roundhead Studios.

NZ's largest music retain chain, Musicworks is supporting the event with prizes from their world class famous brands Paiste Cymbals and Tama Drums.


More great prizes will be announced real soon.

A big thanks to our sponsors for supporting the event and NZ Music. Please visit their websites and check out their amazing products and services.


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