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Last call for Oxegen Battle of the Bands

Closing date for the competition, which gives the winners a slot on the New Band Stage, is this Friday, April 30.

The Hot Press Newsdesk, 26 Apr 2010

Now in its fourth year, the Platform V. Oxegen Battle of the Bands has proven a fertile breeding ground for up and coming Kildare acts with previous winners Miracle Bell, Kill City Defectors and Seven Days, all going on to make a splash in the Irish music scene.

The competition, run by Oxegen festival organisers MCD, is open to all unsigned artists and bands from Co. Kildare over the age of 17.

Closing date for entries is this Friday, April 30 at 5pm.

More details can be found on and those of you looking for inspiration could do worse than checking out Kill City Defector’s ‘Black Sheep’.

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