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Event Archive - Battle of the Bands: The Party on High Street, The Split Seconds, Krunch Mustard, Handsome Distraction

Wed. January 25th 2012 9:00 - 12:00 doors at 8:00 Felicita's Campus Pub (No Minors) 9:00 - 12:00 doors at 8:00
$3
Presented by: UVSS
Battle of the Bands is back!

We have 16 bands from the island ready to fight it out for the #1 spot. Every Wednesday night, Felicitas will bring you four fresh new acts to rock out to.

Our kick-off night is this Wednesday, January 25th, and will feature 3 competitors plus a performance from last year's winners, Handsome Distraction.


This weeks bands:

Opening up the the night will be last year's winners...

Handsome Distraction (Rock)
http://www.handsomedistraction.com/

Handsome Distraction, a four-piece rock band from Victoria (BC), has taken a steady approach toward breaking into the rock music scene since the formation of the band in 2009. Representing the next “IT” sound, with an authentic and energetic stage performance to coincide - This is a band that you can’t help but pay attention to, truly a handsome distraction.


Competitors:

The Split Seconds (Alt Rock/Folk):
http://thesplitseconds.com/

The Split Seconds are a genre-blending, but ultimately alternative, rock band from Victoria, BC. Bringing together influences from all over the world, their music ranges from heavy rock riffs to ambient acoustic anthems.


Krunch Mustard (Funk/Metal/Rock):
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Krunch-Mustard/162947747067938

Krunch Mustard re-formed in fall of 2011, bringing forth a new wave of creative expression and a combined passion for rock. Put simply on their band-page wall, "If you like rock and roll and hot dogs, you will like us."


The Party on High Street (Blues/Funk/Rock)
http://www.thepartyonhighstreet.com/

Founded in Nelson, The Party on High Street is a trippy musical navigation through rockin’ blues grooves, jazzy feel-good improvisations and mid-song funk downs. They are continually conjuring up original psychedelic FUN-rock and refreshing “anything goes” music to treat the soul.


Cover is only $3, all proceeds going towards equipment costs and prize money for the bands.

The Party on High Street (Funk)

other sites: cbc
Since finding each other in Nelson, B.C. seven years ago The Party On High Street has worked tirelessly to bring it's signature feel-good funk jams to the people! We are a lively dance-inducing mix of funk, folk and jazz fuelled rockn' roll, joyfully delivered and presented like a funbomb waiting to make you jive. Our band sings of peculiar youthfu... more info

The Split Seconds (Alternative Rock)

The Split Seconds are a genre-blending but ultimately alternative rock band from Victoria, BC. Bringing together influences from all over the world, their music ranges from guitar heavy rock riffs to ambient acoustic anthems. They are Soren Begin, Nick Fletcher, Leslie Sharpe, Russ Gothard, and Yonase Gulbot. more info

Krunch Mustard (Thrash)

Keep it krunchy more info

Handsome Distraction

Handsome Distraction, a four-piece rock band from Victoria (BC), has taken a steady approach toward breaking into the rock music scene since the formation of the band in 2009. Doing what so many bands attempt, Handsome Distraction have an original and refreshing sound with an authentic and energetic stage performance to coincide. Devin Perfect s... more info
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