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Battle of the Bands 2017


Portsmouth Sound and Entertainment and the TAP are hosting a BATTLE OF THE BANDS COMPETITION! Sponsored by Express FM!

BATTLE OF THE BANDS! Starts JUNE 30th 2017 every Friday down The Tap 1st place prize is recording time 2nd place price is 10 hours of free practice space time 3rd prize is a 200 paid show.

The winner of each heat on a Friday has the opportunity to be live on express FM the following Thursday to have some songs played and talk about your bands and how you are doing in the battle of the bands. Only have space for 24 bands.

Battle of the Band 2017 at the Tap 6 Heats, 3 quarters, 2 semi's, ONE FINAL

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Heat ONE,
30/6/2017 WINNER Richard Mayor --- Runner up for Heat 1...THE TESS

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Heat TWO,
7/7/2017 WINNER Mike Keating --- Runner up for Heat 2... Hungry and the Hunted

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Heat THREE,
14/7/2017 WINNER ...Lewis Smith and the collision --- Runner up for Heat 3... Lilly Garland,
third place Lonley Dakota

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Heat FOUR,
28/7/2017 WINNER Colour of the Jungle --- Runner up for Heat 4...The Wild Claims,
In 3rd Place this week was the amazing Lauren Barker.

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Heat FIVE, 4/8/2017
(apex sun and Levi got through as the other bands pulled out last minute meaning they would have got through whether they played or not)

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Heat SIX,
11/8/2017 WINNER young pine --- Runner up for Heat 6...blink daze

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QUARTER FINALS
18/8/2017 WINNER young pine --- Runner up ... Levi
3rd Place The Wild Claims and 4th Lauren Barker (brought back as a wild card as we had Mike Keating pull out)

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25th?

QUARTER FINALS 1
1/9/2017 WINNER Blink Daze, --- Runner up ... The collision
Taking part were Hungry and the Hunted, Blink Daze, Lily Garland, The Collision,

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QUARTER FINALS 2
8/9/2017 WINNER --- Runner up ...
Taking part were Tess, Apex Sun, Colour of the Jungle, Eich Major.

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THE FINAL at the Tafalgar Arms Fratton Road Portsmouth

1st Prize - Colour of the Jungle winning a development day at ChartHouse Music worth over 400!!!!
2nd prize - Levi, winning practice room time at Casemates
3rd Place - Young Pine, winning a paid gig at The Trafalgar Arms worth 150
4th Place - Apex Sun, winning 2 hours free recording studio time


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