Tickets now on sale for the 2017 edition of Battle of the Ad Bands; Six ad bands to battle it out

Banner sponsors (1).jpgBrace yourself for the biggest BOTAB yet - it's the last at BOTAD's beloved home, the Kings Arms - so it'll raise a glass one last time to this legendary venue. Tickets are now on sale - so get in quick.

Whether you're a hippie at heart or a noughties kid, there'll be something for you to sing along to. The bands have been rehearsing songs from all eras for this epic Battle of the Decades.


Theme: Battle of the Decades
Date: Thursday 31st August, 6:30pm
Venue: Kings Arms Tavern
Cost: Comms Council Members $45 + GST and booking fee / Non-members $60 + GST and booking fee
This year there are 6 of the best agency bands going head-to-head:

•    Last year's winners, Friends Electric - Barnes, Catmur & Friends Dentsu
•    Pegasus and the Job Numbers - Colenso BBDO
•    Still Serenading Shirley - FCB
•    Kurt Cocaine and the 27 Club - DDB
•    The Strands - Saatchi & Saatchi
•    And of course, Flying Fish

Bring your gold coins for the sausage sizzle. All proceeds will go to the New Zealand Music Foundation to help with their goal of changing lives through music.

Thanks again to BOTAB's other fabulous sponsors who make it happen and for their amazing prizes - Fortis Travel and their special getaway prize, Event Cinema tickets, Gourmet My Food Bags, Monteiths beer giveaways, Fruit Guys fruit boxes, chocolate from Whittakers, phone cards from Vodafone, Blunt Umbrellas, free icecreams from Much Moore, NW Group, Radio Hauraki, Fish n Clips, MandyVFX, Soar Print, Prego and the $500 lunch.


The Punisher from Palmy said:

Woo. I love "BOTAD".

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