CALLING ALL BANDS! WE WANT YOU!  Tipperary Battle of the Bands 2015/2016

 On Monday, 21st December 2015, the ultimate Tipperary Battle of the Bands will commence in

Hayes Hotel, Thurles Co. Tipperary.

Being 25 years since Ireland’s ground-breaking music festival ‘The Trip to Tipp’, Michael Lowry T.D. has once again joined forces to launch the ultimate Tipperary Battle of the Band competition . Aimed at supporting and promoting local talent, this initiative will be the biggest Battle of the Bands contest in the county to showcase up-and-coming Tipperary talent.

The winning band will receive a 3-day professional recording opportunity, a support slot performance in The Academy and runner-up prizes will include valuable instrument vouchers. People attending the competition have the opportunity to win a huge selection of concert tickets as well as supporting their favourite band by voting for them on the night.

Entries are NOW OPEN for Tipperary Battle of the Bands and the closing date for applicants is Wednesday, 9th of December at 5pm. Apply now: ENTRY FORM

As part of entry requirements, all members of the band must be aged 18 or over. At least 2 members of each band must be from County Tipperary and the band must submit a performance of 1 original song and 1 cover song.  Entries will be narrowed down by an independent judging panel of music experts.

For more information and to receive an application form with terms and conditions contact or check out our Facebook page Tipperary Battle of the Bands.


For further information please contact

Rachel Willoughby-Communication Consultant at (086) 810 6690 or

Sinead Gleeson-Production Manager at (087) 704 2884 or

Apply now: ENTRY FORM

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