FReeZA Push Start 2015 Regional Finals

Bands from all over Victoria have been competing at their local FReeZA Push Start heats throughout the year to make it to Regional Finals, where the winners will score a spot at the Grand Final at Melbourne's Moomba Festival in 2016.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Regionals Finals so far! They include Selling Time (Northern Metro), Mosey (Northern Country), Mother Culture (Southern Metro), Sparks (Eastern Metro), Against Our Pride (Barwon South West), Aura (Gippsland), and Short Term (Hume). In the coming weeks we'll be featuring interviews with all of the Regional Final winners on our Bands Interviews page.

Click here to view the complete list of 2015 Series Heats


Northern Metro Region
Nillumbik (Shoe String Productions FReeZA)
September 12 @ Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair, Coventry Oval, Main Road, Diamond Creek
Winner: Selling Time

Northern Country Region
Macedon Ranges (Music In The Sticks FReeZA)
September 27 @ Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison St, Kyneton
Winner: Mosey

Southern Metro Region
Stonnington (Soundslike Productions FReeZA)
October 16 @ The Space Dance and Arts Centre, 318 Chapel Street, Prahran
Winner: Mother Culture

Eastern Metro Region
Boroondara (Boroondara FReeZA)
October 23 @ Parkview Room (Next to Camberwell Library), 340 Camberwell Road, Camberwell
Winner: Sparks

Barwon South West Region
Golden Plains (Golden Vibes FReeZA)
October 24 @ Teesdale Turtle Bend Reserve, Shelford Road, Teesdale
Winner: Against Our Pride

Gippsland Region
East Gippsland (EG FReeZA)
October 30 @ Rumours Lounge, 227 Main Street, Bairnsdale
Winner: Aura

Western Metro Region
Wyndham (Infinite Entertainment FReeZA)
November 20 @ Wyndham Youth Resource Centre, 86 Derrimut Rd, Hoppers Crossing
Winner: Tommy Castles Band

Hume Region
Mitchell Shire (Mitchell FReeZA) and Strathbogie (Evolve FReeZA)
November 21 @ Goulburn Park Amphitheatre, Moss Road, Seymour
Winner: Short Term

Mallee Wimmera Region
Mildura (Mildura FReeZA)
December 4 @ Nowingi Place, Hugh King Drive, Mildura
Winner: Viscera

What prizes are these bands playing for?

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors we have a rad prize pack for the overall competition winner! The winning bands of the 2015 Regional Finals will battle it out at the Grand Final at the City Of Melbourne’s Moomba Festival on in March 2016, for the following prizes:

  • Day of engineering, producing, recording and mixing from Hothouse Studios
  • Jack The Bear Deluxe Mastering session
  • Pressing of 500 copies of your recording and a graphic design layout session by DEX Audio
  • $1000 poster/flyer printing campaign from Shout Out Loud Print
  • Kit of ‘band supplies’ including a Mapex snare drum, Vater drum sticks, Elixir guitar and bass strings, Samson vocal mic, DI and headphones and Hercules mic and guitar stands from Electric Factory
  • $500 Chartbreaker Package including a promotions strategy & planning consultation and international distribution for nominated tracks to all online music stores for one year from Ditto
  • Tee Shirt run of 50x 1 colour print (valued at $500) from Love Police
  • $1000 Plakkit poster campaign
  • $2000 publicity campaign from Remedy PR
  • Artist Feature on The Push website
  • Artist interview / feature article in Beat Magazine
  • Complete clothing outfit from Dangerfield (to the value of $1000)

Dangerfield are the official clothing sponsor of the FReeZA Push Start Band Competition.The winning band will receive a complete clothing outfit from Dangerfield (to the value of $1000) and all grand finalists will receive a complimentary Dangerfield styling consultation and one clothing/accessory item (to the value of $200).

The APRA Award for Songwriting Winner will receive a music industry prize pack of $150 worth of books from APRA. All Grand Finalists will recieve a summary of the judges notes from the Regional Final and the Grand Final for their professional development from The Push.


Interested in entering? For musicians interested in entering the FReeZA Push Start Competition competition in 2015, there's more information about the Guidelines and application form on the FReeZA Push Start page.