Portsmouth Music Scene

The Portsmouth Music Scene

Battle of the Bands

Musician Paul McDonald set up the competition in 2006

2009 Winner Loz Bridge
2010 winner Becky Jerams Runner-up Dirty Sky Jones
2011 winners The Wide Eyes
2012 winner Luke Ferre.

Battle Of The Bands Final at The Cellars, Portsmouth 16th June 2012

The Distance Between
Earthborn Kings
One For Monday
Seventh Seeker
Second place – with the reward of £100 and free CDs – was awarded to Cherishport, a native of the Isle of Wight.
first place position was claimed by Southampton’s Triassic.

All About The Song Portsmouth Guildhall A Celebration of Songwriting 2013 - 5th Anniversary Year!

heats in August at The Cellars at Eastney.
Heat 1: Mon 12th
Heat 2: Tues 13th
Heat 3: Thurs 15th
For the Winner(s) there will be £150 cash prize sponsored by the Cellars. The Runner-up will receive £50 cash.
All About The Song's sponsor, Nevada Music, provide goody bags for all the finalists.
The Winner will also get to perform at The Kings Theatre in November

Battle of the Bands PLUS!

This year's winner: Dancing Madly Backwards
2014 Participants:
The Floods
Dancing Madly Backwards
Sam Robbins and the Fine Young Gentlemen
Past winners:
FNP 2013 - Black Agnes, Kenny Brothers (tie)
FNP 2012 - Old Abode
FNP 2011 - The Grounded

Battle of the Bands 1st August 2014

Shoot The Duke, Siberian Noise, Hollowdrone, Last Chance City, Penny Churchill Music Acoustic, Angry Joe, The Machete, ISCALIS, Igloo and Sevensmith
grand final on August 30th 2014 All Finalists
IGLOO Brighton Rock band
PENNY CHURCHILL Isle of wight Folk Pop Acoustic Singer Song Writer
SHOOT THE DUKE Portsmouth Folk Acoustic Duo Act
THE MACHETE Portsmouth Acoustic Duo

Portsmouth Battle of the bands @ The Fat Fox Venue South sea 2014 entries

Ollie Goodwin, Iscalis, Shoot The Duke, The Bleechers, Imbium, Sonny, Icarus Falls, Blind Signs, Last Chance City, Angry Joe, Lawless Nation, Penny Churchill, The Machete, HollowDrone, Subliminals, Sinister Hussy, SevenSmith, Siberian Noise, Red Butler, Treasure Smiths.

Battle of the Bands 2015

6 heats,
3 at the Talking Heads, Southampton and
3 at The Cellars, Portsmouth with the winners from each heat going through the
final in September
Talking Heads:
Wednesday 08 April
Thursday 07 May
Wednesday 24 June
The Cellars;
Thursday 23 April
Thursday 14 May
Thursday 11 June
The final will take place on 5th September at The Talking Heads, Southampton


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