The Kings Arms

An Auckland institution: live music venue, heritage pub, affordable eatery

The Kings Arms is a bar, an authentic rock music venue, an affordable eatery and an unpretentious no fuss pub experience with a sun-drenched beer garden smack bang in the centre of town.

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Battle Of The Bands - Heat 1


Radio Coma
Crooked Royals
Downfall Of Humanity
Rangis Way

Tickets $10 from

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This year's event will sadly be the last year at the KINGS ARM due it's pending closure in early 2018. Don't miss your last chance to play Battle of the Bands at the Kings Arms.

Register now at:
(If your band is already registered from previous years, you don't need to register again, just log in and update your profile and send us a message to let us know you would like to compete in this year's competition)

This year, the national winning band will embark on the following year's STOKE TRAVEL ROLLING CIRCUS Tour of Europe ( in Aug/Sept 2018; allowing more time for the band to prepare, record and release their single and have the global radio promotion campaign from MUSIK and FILM ( initiated prior to the Europe tour.

The full program of national dates can be seen here:

Earlier Event: September 19
Quiz Night
Later Event: September 22
Amy Shark - Night Thinker Tour

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