West Norfolk ‘Battle of the Bands’ is back

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It’s back. The Twisted Melon and KL.FM Battle Of The Bands returns for its fifth Year.

And in conjuction with the Festival Too 30th anniversary year it promises to be the biggest and best to date.

Triston Finnis of Twisted Melon Promotions tells us: “Over the next three months across eight heats at various West Norfolk venues, we’ll see around 40 acts perform.

“Acts progressing from the heats will then go head to head on air in the KL.FM semi-final show.

“A combination of judging panel and listener votes will decide which six acts progress to the grand final which is a massive event and spectacle in itself.

“Finally the winner and runner up will win the right to perform in front of over 10,000 people at this summer’s Festival Too.

“Other great prizes include recording time with Capsize Audio Productions, photo shoot, band merch as well as opportunities to perform at other great festivals.”

There are still a few slots available and bands can contact triston.finnis@klfm967.co.uk to enter.

Heat One is being held tomorrow, Saturday, from 7.30pm at The Wildfowler in Terrington St Clement, a fantastic family pub making it the perfect venue for this eclectic selection of acts.

As always entry is free and all ages are welcome and here are the four acts:

Falling From Trees:

Rebecca, Leo & Adam are an acoustic trio from Norfolk. The two brothers and sister formed the band in the autumn of 2013 after a culmination of projects. They bring together a folk sensibility with jazzy and soulful vocals.


Fazed are a young acoustic rock/pop trio from Holbeach. Brothers Cameron (vocal, guitar) and John (lead guitar) are joined in the band by Ed on piano and James on drums.

The lads play their own versions of popular covers from bands including Coldplay, Paulo Nutini and Daft Punk. Recently, however, they have started showing off their own songwriting skills performing some great original tracks.

Mark Baldwin:

Local singer songwriter Mark seamlessly combines punk, folk and country to give an easy on the ear yet edgy sound. His influences diversely range from Brendan Kelly to Prince. Mark is also guitarist for local punk band Breaking Sirens.

Summer Louise:

Summer is a 16-year-old trained vocalist from Terrington who also sings in local rock cover band Summerfall. She sings a range of music from jazz to rock and her vocal influences are Amy Winehouse and Alanis Morisette. Summer is accompanied by guitarist Jamie Addison.