Take The Stage

Battle of the Bands

Take The Stage

Take The Stage is back for another Chippenham Battle of the Bands!

A battle of the bands event in Chippenham for all local young musicians aged 21 and under. Prizes include recording time with Riverbank and more. The first heat takes place Thursday 27 October.

The winning band of the last final, Socket have played Chippfest and Fieldview this summer and are currently recording their second EP with Riverbank this month both of these were part of their prize. Six Feet Above, another band who played in the final have also recorded their first EP with Riverbank since Take The Stage and have recently released it online.

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All the bands said they really enjoyed the final and it was great to have over a 100 people turn out for local bands!

Heats will take place at the Neeld in Chippenham on the following dates:

  • Thursday 27 October 2016
  • Thursday 24 November 2016
  • Thursday 19 January 2017
  • Thursday 16 February 2017

The final will take place on Friday 3 March 2017 and the winner will be selected by a judging panel including local music industry professionals and musicians, plus a vote from the crowd!

All local bands/musicians aged 21 and under are welcome, to apply click HERE

Each act will get a free live recording of their set on the night plus a video of one of their songs on the night!