Battle of the School Bands

Venue · Mindil Beach

Established in 2009, NT Music School Battle of the School Bands is a band competition for Northern Territory schools, which sees the winners play alongside international acts at the annual People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS 2019 Music Festival Saturday 18 May 2019.

NT Music School Battle of the School Bands is open to middle and senior students (Years 7-12) enrolled in government and non-government schools. Students can enter as a soloist, duo or band.

School Heats

The dates for each school heat are as follows:

  • Nhulunbuy High School – Tuesday 19 March
  • Centralian Middle School – Friday 22 March
  • Katherine High School – Tuesday 26 March
  • Palmerston College 7-9 Campus – Thursday 11 April
  • Darwin High School – Friday 12 April
  • Remote School entries can be sent via video if acts are unable to attend a school heat.

The NT Music School Battle of the School Bands Final will be held in Darwin Friday 3 May 2019..