About Battle of The Bands

Do you think you've got what it takes to win the Battle of The Bands? Sign up and give it a go! We will select 8 bands to come and perform on The Roses Stage and give it their all.

The winner gets a performance slot at Tewkesbury Live 2025! There are also runner-up prizes to be won.

Judged by Tewkesbury Live, SoundDog Studios, and The Roses.

Judging Criteria: Song quality, stage presence, audience interaction, tightness, style, musicianship, and professionalism.


  • Participants must have an average age of 21 or under. Backline equipment will be provided.
  • You must apply via the application below to be in with a chance of performing.
  • 20 minutes max or 4 songs. No swearing.

Apply Now:

Applications close on Fri 28 Jun 2024 at 12pm

Battle of the Bands has been created in partnership with SoundDog Studios, Tewkesbury Live and The Roses.

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