The Portsmouth Music Scene
Battle of the Bands
Musician Paul McDonald set up the competition in 2006
2009 Winner Loz Bridge
Battle Of The Bands Final at The Cellars, Portsmouth 16th June 2012Cherishport,
The Distance Between
One For Monday
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
Dancing Madly Backwards
Sam Robbins and the Fine Young Gentlemen
FNP 2013 - Black Agnes, Kenny Brothers (tie)
FNP 2012 - Old Abode
FNP 2011 - The Grounded
Battle of the Bands 1st August 2014Shoot 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 entriesOllie 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 20156 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
Wednesday 08 April
Thursday 07 May
Wednesday 24 June
Thursday 23 April
Thursday 14 May
Thursday 11 June
The final will take place on 5th September at The Talking Heads, Southampton