#BETHEBAND 2016 is Back!

If you are a band, solo performer or just love to sing…. then Gateway Theatre of Shopping and East Coast Radio are looking for you! For the second year running, Gateway and East Coast Radio offered one lucky performer or group the opportunity to jump-start their music career as the opening act for this year’s […]


If you are a band, solo performer or just love to sing…. then Gateway Theatre of Shopping and East Coast Radio are looking for you!

For the second year running, Gateway and East Coast Radio offered one lucky performer or group the opportunity to jump-start their music career as the opening act for this year’s Huawei Durban Day, taking place on 23 October 2016.

The winner will also walk away with R80,000 in prizes including; Music Equipment and a training session valued at R42,000 from Musician’s Gear Zone, 40 hours studio time valued at R25,000 from HitRecord Music & Audio Production, a photoshoot and design of an album cover valued at R8,000 and a Gateway Gift Card valued at R5,000 from Gateway Theatre of Shopping.

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“We are excited to partner with East Coast Radio once again for this year’s #BeTheBand and look forward to discovering new talent in KZN!” said Michelle Shelley, Gateway’s Marketing Manager.

Entrants were invited to upload their demo to the East Coast Radio website (www.ecr.co.za) before the 4th of September 2016 in order to qualify. The shortlisted entrants were whittled down to the last six finalists who will perform at a final event at Gateway’s Wavehouse on Heritage Day, 24 September 2016.

Tickets to the finale at the Wavehouse are on sale at www.webtickets.co.za or R80 at the door.
For more information, or to view the Terms and Conditions of the competition, visit www.gatewayworld.co.za.Contact the Marketing Department on 031 514 0500. Look out for live updates on Gateway Theatre of Shopping’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram profiles.