Battle of the Bands

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THE FINALISTS HAVE BEEN CHOSEN!

The finalists for the 2018 Brooklyn Battle of the Bands have been chosen!
Join us August 10th at the Knitting Factory!
Get tickets below:

Relive our 2017 Battle of the Bands competition below!

Rules

1. You must be based in the USA
2. You must like/follow us on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter
3. Bands who cheat/purchase votes will be disqualified
4. If in the Top 16, you MUST be available to perform at our semi-final shows between 7/25 – 7/28 at the Knitting Factory
5. If you get through to the final, you MUST be available to perform on 8/10 at the Knitting Factory
6. If you win, you MUST be available to perform at AFROPUNK Brooklyn at Commodore Barry Park on either 08/25 or 08/26
7. All tracks entered must be made public, all privately listed songs will not be taken into consideration.
8. All semi-finalists and finalists are responsible for their own travel and accommodation, AFROPUNK will not provide any assistance with this.

Prizing

WINNER:

AFROPUNK BROOKLYN BATTLE OF THE BANDS
POWERED BY D’ADDARIO

Prizes provided by D’Addario include a selection of their premium line of guitar strings — NYXL, NYXL Bass & Nickel Bronze, custom Evans drumheads, Promark drumsticks and a selection of D’Addario Accessory products. The semi-finalist and grand prize winner will also receive custom D’Addario gear, a D’Angelico Premier Bradford solid body guitar, an SJC Tour Series snare drum plus a Marshall Woburn Bluetooth player. D’Addario is deeply proud to partner with our Brooklyn neighbors, Afropunk, to help inspire the next generation of musicians. To learn more about D’Addario, please visit www.daddario.com.

WINNER:
A slot on the AFROPUNK Brooklyn main stage
The winner will receive an SJC Tour Series snare in a finish of his or her choice!
A D’Angelico Premier Bedford solid-body guitar
A Marshall Woburn Bluetooth player

10 PACKS NYXL GUITAR STRINGS
2 PACK NYXL BASS GUITAR STRINGS
10 PACKS NICKEL BRONZE
3 15 FT. INSTRUMENT CABLES
3 ECLIPSE TUNERS
1 INKED EVANS KICK DRUM HEAD – CUSTOMIZED WITH BAND LOGO
1 Brick of FireGrain drumsticks
AFROPUNK / D’ADDARIO CUSTOM PICKS
500 CUSTOM PICKS WITH BAND LOGO
D’Addario, Promark and Evans branded T-shirts

4 FINALISTS:
10 PACKS NYXL GUITAR STRINGS
2 PACK NYXL BASS GUITAR STRINGS
10 PACKS NICKEL BRONZE ACOUSTIC GUITAR STRINGS
3 ECLIPSE TUNERS
AFRO PUNK / D’ADDARIO CUSTOM PICKS

16 SEMI-FINALISTS:
5 PACKS NYXL GUITAR STRINGS
1 PACK NYXL BASS GUITAR STRINGS
5 PACKS NICKEL BRONZE ACOUSTIC GUITAR STRINGS
AFRO PUNK / D’ADDARIO CUSTOM PICKS