Firestone Live 2018

Firestone will return to Vantastival in 2018!

Vantastival is delighted to welcome Firestone Live to the festival this year, with another opportunity for unsigned bands to win a coveted prize worth over €4,000 in the Firestone Battle of the Bands competition! 12 up-and-coming Irish acts from Vantastival’s 2018 line up were selected by Firestone and invited to take part. The initial online phase of the competition will ran online until 8th April, with the public vote reducing the initial 12 acts to five, who will participate in a live final at Odd Mollies venue in Drogheda on April 26th.

This year’s finalists are:

modernlove.       Exiles       Sonnets & Sisters   

Oski Bravo       JaXson


The full list of 12 selected acts:

CHINESE NEWSPAPER   –   CROJAYN   –   EMMA LANGFORD   –   EXILES

JAXSON   –   JEJUNE   –   MODERNLOVE.   –   MY FELLOW SPONGES

OSKI BRAVO   –   SONNETS & SISTERS   –   SPEKULATIV FIKTION   –   WALDORF & CANNON

 

The winning band, which will be chosen by a panel of music industry professionals, will receive a significant prize package including a 2 track recording session at Dublin’s Herbert Place Studios and €1,800 worth of music equipment from the well known Musicmaker store in Dublin. They will also be featured as the headline act on the Firestone Music Station stage at Vantastival 2018 and as a Main Stage act at Vantastival’s 10 year anniversary in 2019. All 12 bands taking part in the competition will feature on the Firestone Stage at this year’s festival.

Check out full details of the competition at battleofthebands.firestonetyre.ie.

 


Look back at the videos from last year’s Firestone Music Station.

Accidents in the Workplace

Fuzz Gigolo

Grand

Just Mustard

Lowlight Gathering

Makings

Nix Moon

Pine The Pilcrow

Sun.Set.Ships

The Future West

The Periods

Twin Villains
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