Notre Dame Cultural Club (NDCC) on Saturday published a list of 15 bands finalised for Battle of the Bands (BB).
These bands will be battling for the champion’s crest on February 26 at the city’s Notre Dame College auditorium.
From a total of 50 bands, top 15 have been shortlisted, said the club sources.
The shortlisted bands are — Anirban, Aspect, Autritiyo, Auvro, Beats of Dream, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Hermes, Judgement Day, Metarock, Negative, Onneshon, Psyche Trances, Rockfish, The Finches and The Grace Notes.
A.K. Rahul from band Trainwreck and Poraho, Navid Ehsan from Messianic Era, Shafat Ahmed Chowdhury Mechanix and Tahmid Ishmam from band Rockaphobic will be present as the judges on the battle-day.
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Audience maintaining heath guidelines will be allowed to enjoy this battle-concert.
However, only 350 tickets will be available for the audience at the venue. The tickets will be sold an hour before the concert, for Tk 40 each.
“Though this is not a profit-making concert, to say no to free music and to inspire the performing bands we have decided to keep a minimum price for the tickets”, said NDCC general secretary Reshad Sazid.
Tickets will be available from 8 am and the concert will start at 9 am. Maintaining health safety protocol is a must for all. Smoking, carrying liquor or any harmful activity that endangers the ambience of BB is strictly prohibited at venue and inside the campus, he added.
NDCC first arranged Battle of Bands in 2020 at the college auditorium, as a part of the 6th National Cultural Jubilation. That year band Inertia became the champion, Skeptic was runner-up and Showstoppers became the second runner-up.
This year as a part of the club’s silver jubilee and 7th National Cultural Jubilation the club is going to arranged Battle of the Bands for the second season.
In this season, musophia.com will be providing online media and videography support for the bands. The winning bands will receive gifts from MuSophia as well.