Originals heats announced for Horsham's Battle of the Bands

Entries are now closed for this year's Horsham Battle of the Bands competition and the dates for the Originals heats have been announced.

One Click Malice performing at last years event
One Click Malice performing at last years event

The free-entry, all-ages events are set to take place on Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23, at the Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, from 7pm.

In total, 15 bands will go head-to-head to see which six will make it through to the final at the BotB Festival weekend on August 13-14.

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The heat line-up on Friday is: Amy, Code Ascending, Squibs, Unblessed, Hadrian, Unprovoked and Loudaphone.

The line-up for Saturday is: Five Rounds Rapid, Loathsome Guts, Ichiro, Bedhed, Dylan T Rocks, One Click Malice, Shotgun 21 and The Dalsarns.

Judged by a panel of industry professionals, the Originals final and the Covers competition will then take place on Saturday, August 13, with the Acoustic competition taking place on Sunday, August 14, all in Horsham Park’s Human Nature Garden.

Throughout the circus themed festival weekend there will be food stalls and licensed bars on site. There will also be circus workshops for children.

Discounted advance tickets for the festival weekend are on sale now at www.horshambotb.co.uk.

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