The OUSA Battle of the Bands has been an institution of the Dunedin live music scene for 28 years. 2016’s competition was fiercely fought, with huge amounts of talent and energy showcased for the judges’ consideration. The crowds were amped and the bands really put it on for them. 2016’s winners were:
These bands are now reaping the fruits of their labour – recording tracks, garnering radio play and advertising, promoting themselves across the media channels of New Zealand, playing gigs and spending their hard won cash. This competition is a great opportunity for bands of all levels, and the prize pool is awesome!
2017’s competition will be run on every Friday of May, with the final on the last Saturday of May, and entry details will be found right here closer to the time.