The full-line up of bands competing in the prestigious BurySOUND music competition next month has been announced.
This year, 15 up-and-coming music acts will take to the stage across three heats at the Hunter Club before the grand final at the Apex on March 4.
The first heat, on February 5, will see the Blue Kubricks, Echoe Tree, The Famous Living Dead, King Wolf and Matty and the Bullsharks battle it out.
Atorc, Code of Conduct, Dabbie, Same as Tomorrow and Surburban Minds will grace the stage at the second heat on February 12 with Deep City, Final Transmission, Milque, Searching Grey and Siah performing at the third heat.
A headlining band will give a special performance at each heat.
The Machismos are set to rock heat one, Gaffa Tape Sandy heat two, Bracken heat three with last year’s BurySOUND winners The Virtues headlining the final.
Organiser Seymour Quigley said: “This year marks the competition’s 18th birthday, and the sheer number of new acts entering this year demonstrates how enduringly fantastic BurySOUND is ay unearthing new talent in our region.”
Previous BurySOUND winners:
1998 – Billion Dollar Brain
1999 – The Hip Down
2000 – Miss Black America
2001 – Blue Gandhi
2002 – Percythrower
2003 – Fur Elise
2004 – The Secret Hairdresser
2005 – The Khe Sanh Approach
2006 – The Four Kicks
2007 – Student
2008 – Head-Full
2009 – Cure Caballo
2010 – Twisted Piglet
2011 – Lewis Mokler
2013 – Keys
2014 - The Virtues
2015 - Event switched to spring
2016 - ???
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