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Battle of bands

Manchester Schools Battle of the Bands

The competition is open to bands from schools in Greater Manchester and all musical styles are welcome.

The first round will take place at The Sackville Theatre at The Manchester College on Thursday 12 March and the final will be at the iconic Manchester venue, Band on the Wall on Monday 20 April.

The judging panel will consist of industry experts and there will be prizes for the top three bands as well as the title of ‘Manchester’s Best School Band’. Band members should be no more than 16-years old.

For the first round, each band will play two songs and in the final, they will play four. Both the first round and the final will be open to an audience and admission is free to family members and friends of the bands.

To express interest in taking part and for further details, please email Shaun Chambers, Head of Department, Music.