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Currents live music: Battle of the Bands

Currents Battle of the Bands is a live music competition for young people living in Eurobodalla.

Local bands, DJs and solo artists compete and perform in the annual Currents concert during Youth Week in April. Up to nine finalists will perform and the winner will be decided on the night by a panel of judges. This year, a poster competition will also be held and the winning design will be used to promote the event on social media and in the community.

Entries open soon

  • Entries open Wednesday 15 February 2023
  • Entries close Wednesday 8 March 2023, 5pm
  • Successful bands will be contacted by Thursday 16 March 2023
  • Currents live music: Battle of the Bands Saturday 22 April 2023, 4-9pm.

How to enter

Complete the entry form and return it with a recorded video of your act performing (suitable formats include social media link, Youtube or Vimeo link, MP4 file or CD).

Return your entry by:

  • Email: Ashley Darby
  • Post: Currents Battle of the Bands
    Community Development and Youth
    Eurobodalla Shire Council
    PO Box 99
    Moruya NSW 2537

Terms and conditions

  • All performers must be enrolled in high school in Eurobodalla.
  • Entries must be submitted prior to the closing date Wednesday 8 March 2023, 5pm.
  • The competition is open to solo and group acts.
  • Performances can be of any musical style or genre, however entries containing offensive or explicit language and/or themes will not be considered.
  • Competing performances will be reviewed at the event by a panel of judges.
  • Performances will be judged on skill, stage presence, crowd response and musical style.
  • The decision of the panel will be deemed final and no correspondence regarding their decision will be engaged.
  • All performers must sign a waiver before being allowed to perform.
  • All entrants under the age of 18 years must have parental permission to compete.

Poster competition

Bring out your creativity and use any medium to make an eye-catching A3 poster design that young people will love. There’s $150 in prizes up for grabs to be awarded at the event.

Use our guide and template to help you prepare your entry.

Entries open soon

  • Entries open Wednesday 15 February 2023
  • Entries close Tuesday 7 March 2023, 5pm
  • Successful entrants will be contacted by Friday 10 March 2023.

How to enter

Send a high resolution scan or photo of your entry along with your full name, school and date of birth by:

  • Email: Ashley Darby
  • Post: Currents Battle of the Bands
    Community Development and Youth
    Eurobodalla Shire Council
    PO Box 99
    Moruya NSW 2537

Terms and conditions

  • All entrants must be enrolled in high school in Eurobodalla.
  • Get help if you need it, but the design should be mostly your work and should not copy another.
  • Designs including anything offensive or inappropriate will not be considered.
  • Keep the original design in case it is needed.
  • Entries become the property of Eurobodalla Council and may be used on promotional material, social media, websites and displays, among other places.
  • Winning designs may be cropped for printing purposes.
  • Entries will be judged based on visual style, communication, composition and originality.

More information

For more information please contact Council's Youth Development Officer, Ashley Darby: