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Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat One

Sat Jun 29th, 2024
Ding Dong Lounge,

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Get ready for an epic night at Ding Dong Lounge as we host the third heat of our Band Competition! Five stellar bands will go head-to-head, vying for a coveted spot in the Semi-Finals, where only two will advance to the next round, set to rock the stage on July 26 or July 27, 2024.
Performing Bands

- Soul Stroke
- No Strangers
- Temporary Heart Beater
- Bare Bear
- Emergency Awesome

The performance order will be drawn live on the night and announced on social media by 6:30 PM.

- Early Bird: $10
- General Admission: $15
- Door Sales: $20
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Our grand prize package is designed to launch the winning band's career, including:
- Studio Time: $3,000 worth with Dave Rhodes Productions.
- Music Video Production: $3,000 worth with Off The Ground to promote your single.
- Promotion & Publicity Support: For the Single Release Party, music video, and single release through ACT UP Entertainment and the Ding Dong Lounge marketing team.

- Cash Prize: $1,000 from Ding Dong Lounge.
- JB Hi-Fi Voucher: $1,000.
- Artwork & Posters: Designed by Barny Bewick of Indium Design.
- Street Advertising: $1,000 worth from Phantom Billstickers.
- Free Venue Hire: For a Single Release Party at Ding Dong Lounge, valued at $400.
- Promotional Package: Through
- Instrument Servicing & Setups: Valued at $320 from Ion Guitar Works.

Key Dates
Entry Period: June 6, 2024 – June 21, 2024, at 5:00 PM.
Heats: June 29, July 6, July 13, and July 20, 2024.
Semi-Finals: July 26 and July 27, 2024.
Final: August 24, 2024.
Thank You to Our Sponsors

A huge mihi to our sponsors: Dave Rhodes Productions, Indium Design, Off The Ground, ACT UP Entertainment,, Phantom Billstickers, JB Hi-Fi, Epic Engraving, and Ion Guitar Works for their tautoko.
About Ding Dong Lounge

Nau mai, haere mai to Ding Dong Lounge, Tāmaki Makaurau's premier live music venue. Since 2013, we've been dedicated to supporting local and international talent. Our intimate atmosphere fosters a vibrant community where emerging artists can showcase their talents and connect with audiences. It's not just a venue; it's a whare for musicians where lifelong connections and collaborations are born.

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Don't miss out on this night of incredible live music and fierce competition. Ka kite anō at Ding Dong Lounge!

alternative, metal, punk/hardcore, rock, Soul Stroke, No Strangers, Temporary Heart Beater, Bare Bear, Emergency Awesome

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