Shot for your interest in taking part in Alt Fest’s Battle of the Bands. We’re doing our best to make sure this project is run professionally & fairly so if you have any feedback or suggestions please feel free to get in touch. The prize money isn’t confirmed as yet because we’re trying to raise the funds through sponsorships – we’ll confirm this asap. At this stage this is what we’re trying to achieve:

Knock out rounds
• 3 knock out events
• Night 1 – Rock & metal bands
Night 2 – Punk & funk bands
Night 3 – Indie & grunge bands
• Bands will play a 30 minute slot with approx 10 minutes covers and 20 minutes originals
• Voting will be scored by 2 judges (50% of score) and crowd vote (50% of score)
• Winners of each round proceed to finals plus the band with the next highest crowd score will receive the wild card invitation
• Each night there will be R2,500 allocated which will be split equally between the bands that play (Pending getting sponsors)

Finals
• The finals will be held at Alt Fest on 4 July at Gasolene Alley between 3-7pm.
• Bands will play a 45 minute slot with approx 15 minutes covers and 30 minutes originals
• Voting will be scored by 2 judges (50% of score) and crowd vote (50% of score)
• The winner will receive R15,000 (Pending getting sponsors)
• R2,500 is allocated to be split equally between the bands that play (Pending getting sponsors)

BOTB Application Form

 

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