Voting is allowed once per email/phone number registered which will need to be verified. You will be able to vote for up to 3 bands during the voting period.
9 Semi-Finalists going through to the heat rounds from each city will be determined by the number of verified votes they have recieved.
Voting closes at 11:59pm on Sunday 22nd October AEDT.
9 up and coming bands in each city will be selected to make it through to the Good Things Band Competition Heats.
Each heat will see 3 bands in each city take the stage, with 1 making it through to the Finals per heat, as determined by votes on the night from fans and an industry panel.
From this Final, 1 band in each city will be decided and become our winners of the 2023 Good Things Band Competition, winning their place on the festival stage as well as an epic prize pool consisisting of street campaigns, rehearsal time, merchandise packages and free consultations with some of the best in the industry in publicity, social media management, artist management, record labels, booking agents and more to further develop your career.
Good Things Festival is presented by There Is A Free Lunch Pty Ltd (“Us, Our, We, The Presenter”). By entering the band competition, you acknowledge and agree;
You the individual have the authority and all relevant musical clearances to submit on the artist behalf and relevant music to enter the competition.
You agree to indemnify Good Things Festival ‘There Is A Free Lunch Pty Ltd’ against any or all claims due to not having appropriate clearances and Authority.
The top 3 bands with the most fan votes will be invited to play a showcase show on each of the following dates. In order to be considered to play Good Things Festival you need to be available for all heats and the final showcase.
Heat 1 Dates:
Wednesday November 1st - Stay Gold, Melbourne
Wednesday November 1st - The Brightside, Brisbane
Sunday November 5th - Burdekin, Sydney 18+
Heat 2 Dates:
Tuesday November 7th - Stay Gold, Melbourne
Wednesday November 8th - The Brightside, Brisbane
Sunday November 12th - Burdekin, Sydney 18+
Heat 3 Dates:
Wednesday November 15th – Stay Gold, Melbourne
Wednesday November 15th - The Brightside, Brisbane
Sunday November 19th - Burdekin, Sydney 18+
Wednesday November 22nd - Stay Gold, Melbourne
Wednesday November 22nd - The Brightside, Brisbane
Sunday November 26th - Burdekin, Sydney 18+
Good Things Festival Dates:
Friday 1st December - Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne
Saturday 2nd December - Centennial Park, Sydney 18+
Sunday 3rd December - Showgrounds, Brisbane
Due to venue licensing, if you are applying to play in NSW you MUST be over the age of 18
Each act will be paid a performance fee to participate in the showcase for a 30 min set with standard backline supplied along with front of house operator. Any additional production, backline requirements will be an artist cost and will require approval from Good Things Festival.
From the showcase 1 winner will be picked in each city to open Good Things Festival Stage 5 and will be paid a performance fee. Standard backline will be provided.
Artists will be responsible for all costs getting to the showcase show including ground, airfare if applicable, accommodation and any other costs applicable to delivering themselves to the show.
Each winner will receive one guest spot per band member.
By entering the competition, participants grant The Presenter the right to use their name and uploaded photo for promotional purposes without any compensation.
The Presenter reserves the right to disqualify any entry that violates these rules or tampers with the competition process.
The Presenter reserves the right to modify or cancel the competition at any time for any reason.
By participating in this competition, you agree to abide by these official rules. For any questions or concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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