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Scholarpalooza! Battle of the Bands 2020

22 Nov

Scholarpalooza! is hosted by Rock Scholars and open exclusively to artists aged 18 and under living in WA.

Now in its fourth year and proudly sponsored for the second time by the City of Stirling, Scholarpalooza! provides young bands and artists the opportunity to compete with their peers for prizes designed to help them progress their music career, including a recording and mixing project, a professional photo shoot, a live appearance on RTRFM and more. The compeition is open to artists and bands under the age of 18 and located in Western Australia.

The 2020 competition will feature up to 25 bands competing over five heats during January and February 2020, culminating in a Grand Final held on Saturday, the 15th of February. All heats and the Grand Final will take place at the Rock Scholars’ own performance space The Garage.


Saturday 11 January 2020

Thursday 16 January 2020

Thursday 23 January 2020

Friday 31 January 2020

Saturday 8 February 2020

Grand Final – Saturday 15 February 2020

Applications close on Friday 3 January but early entrants may be allocated a position prior to this date. You can find more details and apply for Scholarpalooza! at Rock Scholars website HERE. Keep up to date with the latest news on their Facebook Page HERE.

Rock Scholars


Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The ArtsGovernment of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lottery West, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.