Port Alberni Youth Battle of the Bands

Port Alberni's Battle of the Bands returns in 2023 with some serious prizes on the line.

Musical acts will take to the stage at the historic Rainbow Room in the heart of Port Alberni as they show their musical prowess in hopes of taking home the top spot and the prizes that go with it, including the bragging rights.

Port Alberni's annual Youth Battle of the Bands

The event will be happening on April 15 and will feature local bands and artists that will be competing for the top prizes.

The show starts at 6pm, sharp. So don't be late!

Prizes include cash, gift cards, swag, and more depending on placement. Here are a few examples of the prizes on the line.

First place prize

  • $1000 cashs
  • Spot on the main stage at the Five Acre Shaker 2023
  • Photography session, stage mentoring and studio time

Prizes will also be awarded for runner-up, fan favourite and five "best of" categories.

The event is volunteer driven as the organizers of the event are a non-profit. If you are interested in this unique volunteer experience, reach out to the event organizers on the Zattzoo Project Facebook page.


Tickets are available for online purchase now

Head to the Rainbow Room for the Battle of the Bands on May 28th