This year we are partnering with Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, Big Sky Creative, Access Creative College, Play Produce Promote and Pica Pica, Pica Pica! to bring you NEW NOISE! Battle of the Bands 2024. If you are a solo artist or a rock band we want to hear from you!

Sign up below and upload two audio tracks – our expert panel will listen to every track and select 15 bands and artists to perform at our NEW NOISE! Battle of the Bands at the Royal Norfolk Show on Thursday 27th June 2024

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Age range

  • 8-21 (must still be under 21 years old in June 2024)

How many people need to be in the band to register?

  • There are two categories:
    • Soloists of any contemporary genre
    • Bands of two or more people of any contemporary genre

Can I perform cover songs?

  • Yes, however your initial upload must contain at least one original song

How can I submit my recording?

How many songs do I need to submit?

  • We request that you submit 2 songs, at least one must be an original song

Do I need to submit a video recording?

  • No, you can submit either a video or audio recording, this does not need to be recorded professionally

When will I be advised if I have been successful in securing a set on the first round of the competition?

  • You will be contacted by Monday 6th May 2024, whether you have been successful or not in gaining a performance slot at the Royal Norfolk Show

How do I get my tickets for the Royal Norfolk Show if I am successful?

  • If you are successful, we will be in touch and organise for your tickets to be sent direct to you. Tickets will be limited to the number per group plus up to 3 supporting adults only along with 2 complimentary car park tickets. Further tickets will be available to purchase direct from the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association

How long will I need to play for if I am successful in securing a set at the Royal Norfolk Show?

  • You will need to be able to perform a 10 – 20 minute set with at least two songs being original

Will the PA and back line be provided for me?

  • Yes

Who will judge the performance at The Royal Norfolk Show?

  • This will be judged by industry professionals with written feedback offered to each act

Will there be promotional footage available of our performance?

  • Where possible we will share any footage of your performance with the lead contact for each band

Post clips of you enjoying yourself on social media and use the hashtag #NewNoiseBattle

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