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SoCa LIVE! / So Called Studios presents

The 2020/2022 Battle of the Bands


--Band details--


Here are the timings for the first rounds of the Battle of the Bands

semi final heats


Friday dates will run between 20:00 – 00:00 unless stated otherwise

with sound checks beginning at 17:00 for the last band on the night (load in from 16:30)


Sunday shows will run from 19:00 with a 23:00 curfew, sound checks from 16:00 for the last band on the night (load in from 15:30)

Bands CAN play up to two covers in their set




















Any questions please email

or call 0121 707 4152


All bands are required to bring the following equipment

If you are the last band on, provide full drumkit, bass amp

and guitar amps. We have a house drum kit which you can use, just let us know before hand

Bands not on last will need to bring guitar amps and drum breakables (inc. stands and stool).

If you'd like to arrange sharing guitar cabs etc. please join this group on facebook to chat with the other bands

All shows are strictly 16+

No roadies or +1s / parents will be allowed free entry on the day unless arranged with the venue at least 24 hours before the show

Other upcoming dates to bear in mind are

Semi Final 1 - 22nd April 2022

Semi Final 2 - 24th April 2022

Semi Final 3 - 6th May 2022

The Final - Saturday 2nd July 2022

Solihull Summerfest - 23rd July (opening slot)


1st place:


23rd July 2022

12 hour EP recording package

A music video


Local radio play

Possible management deal

2nd place:

6 hour EP recording package

A music video


Local radio play


All bands/acts that get through the first round win a 2 hour rehearsal

Other smaller awards will be chosen by the bar staff at the venue and will include

Most professional act

Most puntual act

Most polite act

Should've gone further award

+ many more

Posters and event link

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