Registrations Now Open for Major Musical Contests at The Hub Erina


Wednesday, 15 June 2016


Registrations are now open for The Hub Erina’s most prestigious musical competitions, Battle of the Bands and the SeaFM DISCOVERED Series, both commencing this July.

Battle of the Bands is open to unsigned bands of all genres, with band members aged 12-24 years, and the SeaFM DISCOVERED Series is open to unsigned singer/songwriters and cover version vocalists aged 7-24 years.

Council’s Director Community Growth, Judy Jaeger said these contests build on existing programs in the youth sector to provide a platform for young people to showcase their passion and talent.

“These competitions allow talented young people to showcase their skills in an intimate performance space and can provide further opportunities for young performers from our local community.

“With amazing prize incentives, professional development opportunities and the chance to connect with industry professionals, Battle of the Bands and the SeaFM DISCOVERED series offer our aspiring stars a platform to launch their musical careers,” Ms. Jaeger said.

Professional development partners include: Macron Music, The Grove Studios, Gina Jeffreys, Rod McCormack Productions, The Music Cellar, Shane Edwards Entertainment, Reservoir Records, Digital Wagon and Musicians Making a Difference (MMAD).

Heats for both competitions will be held from July until September, with semi-finals happening in October and November and grand finals in December to determine the 2016 winners.

Contest entry is free.

Registration forms can be found on the forms and downloads page

The Hub Erina is run by Central Coast Council Youth Services. Located at Erina Fair, The Hub Erina Youth Entertainment Venue is a centrally located venue space, with easy access to public transport. The venue offers optimum acoustic comfort for audiences and musicians alike, providing high quality live events.

For more information contact Council’s Youth Development Officer Jennifer Dias on 430 47071 or email


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