Battle of the Bands is back!

We're on the hunt for the best bands, groups or musical duos on campus to battle it out head to head at Manning Bar to decide who is the best band at USYD. The winners can enjoy up to $10K worth in prizes, and some amazing opportunities to have their music heard.


Competition Timeline

Shortlisted Bands: 30 August 2022, 5:30pm live announcement at Hermann's Bar
Heats: 13 - 15 September 2022, lunch time at Manning Bar, register here
Finals: 21 September 2022, 6pm til late Battle of the Bands Finals with a headliner performance from past Battle of the Bands Winners and now Australian Indie Gems.

Applications close: Sunday 21 August 2022

Check out the Battle of the Bands Facebook Event

To be eligible to enter, bands must contain at least one current USU Member and be a current USYD student. Join the USU now — it’s FREE!

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