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2018 MOJO BURNING BAND COMPETITION APPLICATION PAGE

HEATS TAKING PLACE IN BRISBANE AND THE GOLD COAST EARLY 2018.  APPLY NOW!  BNE HEATS FULL*

We've set up the 2018 MOJO BURNING band competition as a way for up and coming original acts to get a shot at playing the main event on Saturday April 14 at the Hamilton Hotel in Brisbane.


There will be heats held in Brisbane (through February) and on the Gold Coast (throughout March) with the top 2 acts selected from each heat to take part in a final across both cities.


The winner of each band competition final will receive $1000.00 upfront and an opening slot for the main event.  2nd and 3rd place winners will receive sponsor prizes.


***COMPETITION RULES***

  • Bands must be at least 75% original material in the genres of Blues, Roots, Rock or Stoner Rock
  • Bands may have no more than 8 members
  • Bands will receive a 20 minute set with a 5 minute extension to finish the last song if required
  • Bands will receive 15mins to set up and 5mins to pack down with first band of the day receiving a quick line check
  • The scoring will consist of a 50% judge panel vote (Musicality / Performance / Originality)
  • The scoring will consist of a 50% drink token vote with 1 drink = 1 voting token on the night placed into buckets with each band name on them at the bar
  • Judges decisions are final
  • The top 2 scoring bands from each heat will go through to the final with the overall final winner gaining a place at Mojo Burning Festival in Brisbane on Saturday April 14 at the Hamilton Hotel
  • Competition organisers will allocate bands to the various heats, trying to accommodate dates where possible
  • ​Band entries will be checked for suitability before being accepted into the competition



2018 MOJO BURNING BAND COMPETITION GUIDELINES