Perth bands answered the call to compete in the WAtoday Swan River Run Battle of the Bands...now, let the battle begin! After narrowing the pool to 7 amazing semi finalists, the final 2 bands have been chosen, and it's up to you to vote for the winner! Check them out here, and submit your vote.
Both finalists will be performing at the WAToday Swan River Run, with the winner being announced the week after the race. The winning band will be awarded a day of recording and mixing with Perth's renowned Soundbaker Studios. So, who will you vote for?
Perth’s biggest female hip-hop and RnB DJ is ARIA Charting: Mishtee. With experience touring from Indonesia to Vietnam, Australia and the far reaches of Mauritius, musically versatile Mishtee is able to take a crowd and make a party.
From supporting Outkast and Theophilus London on their Australian tour in 2011, Mishtee has been dubbed as Theophilus London's 'home girl'. Recently closing Australia’s first installment of the global activation: Corona Sunset Festival after Alison Wonderland Mishtee is able to match a style and play to a crowd.
SETS ON THE BEACH
Sets on the Beach is a series of boutique beach parties which only happen a few times a year, at an amazing beachside location that is truly world class. Add to this; great music, sun lounges, deck chairs, countless inflatable, an extensive drink and cocktail list and you have the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon.
We carefully select the live bands and DJ’s to fit the beachside vibe, with an emphasis on quality!
Funk club is a non-profit association dedicated to developing funk and related genres of music in the name of good times! Having originally formed in Perth, Western Australia, the Funk Club is now a national brand name in the music industry, committed to developing acts and audiences through regular club nights, events and festivals.
Rhythm Bug is the boutique agency behind Perth favourite club nights; Hush, Sneaky, Candy and Rewind, specializing in building club culture events and getting the party started!
Western Sounds: Perth’s Best DJs was established in 2008 to fill a gap in the DJ industry for sleek professionalism and quality of service for all clients.
Director Anthony Grier has developed knowledge and professionalism in more than 20 years of combined DJ experience at leading Perth venues and events.
Professionalism is the core of the Western Sounds ethos: we continually train and develop our core group of DJs as much as possible to ensure our clients continue to get the expert service they expect from us.
AUSTRALIAN ARMY BAND PERTH
This distinguished group of Army Reserve Musicians occupies a prominent position in Western Australia and performs at official and public engagements throughout the state. The band’s repertoire is diverse and includes musical styles from Concert Band through to Swing and Pop/Rock. Appealing to all age groups and musical tastes, you will be thoroughly entertained and surprised!
WA POLICE PIPE BAND
The WA Police Pipe Band have now been a very special part of the WA community for 50 years and to mark this wonderful milestone for the band, they are planning a number of celebratory events in addition to their normal 240 school visits, policing and community engagements they attend each year.
They have recently returned from performing at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Melbourne playing five sell out shows in three days to around 200,000 people and a further estimated 100 million viewers in Australia and all around the world.
Sambanistas were ‘born’ at Perth’s Artrage Festival in September 1990 and 26 years later, we’re still drumming! Guess you could say we love what we do. We’re a group of otherwise ordinary people who get together twice a week to bang drums and make some beautiful Brazilian-style rhythms in the process. Whether we are out and about energising participants in one of Perth’s charity runs, parading through the city or suburbs to the cheer of thousands, or simply rehearsing at our HQ at City Farm in East Perth, fun is what it’s all about!
K2 DANCE CHEER SQUAD
K2Dance offers a holistic dance experience with elite choreographers and professional dance teachers for students aged 3 - 30 yrs. K2Dance offers brand new, state of the art Dance facilities. Principal teachers and owners Kristal and Kristin have a wealth of experience in both Primary and Secondary school environments as well as in the professional dance arena. They bring a breadth and depth of knowledge, skill and technique to the learning environment as well as high quality teaching and excellence in dance performance.
PERTH CHEER & DANCE CREW
Perth Cheer and Dance Crew offer all star cheerleading and dance classes for all ages and abilities, in Perth and Bunbury. Perth Cheer and Dance Crew have qualified coaches, great facilities, regular performance opportunities, and compete at state and national competitions. All Perth Cheer and Dance Crew classes focus on skill progression, fitness and fun!