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Fri 31 Jul 2015, 5:30pm–3:00am

Where: Kings Arms, 59 France St, Newton, Auckland

Restrictions: R18

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  • General Admission: $22.50 ($20.00 + $2.50 fees)
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Full list of national finalist bands are now confirmed!

This is going to be a truly remarkable weekend of New Zealand music, the biggest national finals ever in the event's 20 year history... See you all there!

Demon energy battle of the bands 2015 national championship – national finals
44 bands over 2 huge shows – Friday 31st July and Saturday 1st August.

National Final Part 1 – Friday 31st July – Kings Arms, Auckland
18 bands: doors open 5.30pm, show runs 6pm – 3am

Get your tickets now for this amazing display of some of nz’s best bands – don’t miss these shows!

Bad State
Black Alpine
Dalvador Sally
King Weasels Army
Llamas At My Funeral
Mojo Crow
Piers Dashfield
Red Lights Blue
the Recently Deceived
Time Travel Hipsters

National final part 2 – Saturday 1st August – Kings Arms, Auckland
(26 bands: doors open 1.30pm, show runs 1.50pm – 3am)

Get your tickets now for this amazing display of some of nz’s best bands – don’t miss these shows!

Alien Weaponry
All the Wrong Reasons
Bakers Eddy
Buffalo Swing
High Twitch Athletic Club.
New Reptiles
Perfect Timing
Rebel Sound Radio
Skinny Hobos
Smokin' Voodoo
the Blistered Fingers
the Favoured Few
the Moots
the Settlers
the Young Ones
+1 Wildcard Band
Plus special guests 2014 winners Strangely Arousing

44 bands comprising of over 170 Musicians from all over the country will Battle off in the biggest National Final ever in the Demon Energy Battle of the Bands 2015 National Championship

Held over 2 days at Auckland’s legendary live music venue, The Kings Arms On Friday 31st July and Saturday 1st August
2015 has been a great year’s event, with 135 bands taking part in 59 shows held at 10 of NZ’s best venues throughout April, May, June and July. The Nationwide events have been well attended by enthusiastic audiences, supporting their local band & voting for their favourites to represent their regions.

The quality of bands competing has been particularly high this year, resulting in a record number of National Finalist bands. There is a real excitement in the air about the 10 Date Tour of Europe Prize, plus other amazing prizes, recording time at Roundhead Studios, Global Radio Promotion from Musik and Film (USA), (250,000 radio stations), Allen & Heath Mixing Desk and plenty of other great prizes as well.

This year, BOTB’s celebrates its 20th Anniversary. The event has been helping New Zealand bands establish themselves year after year; providing a platform for up and coming artists to gain valuable experience and win fantastic, career building opportunities for two decades.

This 20th Anniversary National Final weekend will be a historic NZ Music Event, featuring some truly amazing talent from all over NZ. A rare opportunity to see some of the country’s best new bands all performing in Auckland, in one huge, action packed weekend.

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