If you want to break into the New Zealand music scene, the Smokefreerockquest is the way to go! It’s the only nationwide, live, original music, youth event and this year it’ll be held in towns from Dunedin to Whangarei with around 650 bands and solo duos taking part.
Fun fact...Georgia and Caleb Nott from Broods were the winners of the Smokefreerockquest 2011 which kicked off their music success.
The Smokefreerockquest Hall of fame also includes Kimbra, Aaradhna, Opshop, Evermore, Ladyhawke, Kids of 88, Joel Little, Anika Moa, Kora and Midnight Youth.
If you want to catch the action in your region, check out the dates here
Finals will be in Auckland on September 24 and you can catch all of the action of the final on Sunday night at 7.30pm on The Edge TV (Sky Channel 114 Freeview 11).