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South by Southbound Band Comp

22 Nov

Want to perform at Southbound? Are you an original, unsigned artist residing in the South West? Here’s your opportunity.

Clancy’s is teaming up with Southbound to offer one lucky South West aspiring musician or band the chance to open Southbound Festival 2016!

So how can you get involved? 

If you would like your band to be considered as a finalist for Clancys x Southbound Band Comp 2016, please email [email protected] the following information:

  • Your Act/Band Name
  • SHORT Bio (under 250 words, as a word doc)
  • 1 x Promo Photo (1MB in size or thereabouts)
  • Link to all social media mediums (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Your preferred Youtube clip or track
  • Contact name, email and mobile number for the most responsible person in your band.
  • Optional – link/s to Soundcloud, Youtube Channel, Triple J Unearthed etc.

Finalists will enter into heats held at Clancy’s Fish Pub, Dunsborough, with the winners of each heat playing the Grand Final on the 17th of December.

The lucky winner will open Southbound 2016 on Tuesday 27th Dec and be paid a $500 fee for performing!

Terms & Conditions:

  • Competition is open to all unsigned acts residing in the immediate South West area.  
  • Applications are due by 11.59pm WST, Friday 2nd December 2016.
  • There will be 6 finalists announced, with 3 acts playing at each heat.
  • Acts will be required to perform at heat on either the 10th or 17th Dec.  
  • Grand Final will be held on 23rd Dec and will consist of the winner form each of the heats and one wildcard entry chosen by the judges. 
  • The overall winner will be required to perform on Tuesday 27th Jan at Southbound.
  • The winner will receive AAA passes to perform on show day and GA passes for the remaining event.

Applications close 11.59pm WST, Friday 2nd December 2016.

See more info to apply.


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

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.