Battle of the Bands

GovFest 2023 Battle of the Bands!

Battle Rounds:

Battle Round band info is here

1 ticket gets you access to 6 blazing hot evenings of music at 5 different venues around Toronto where 28 different bands battle it out to earn your charity donations and votes.

Grand Finale:

Grand Finale band info is here

The top 3 Audience Choice bands for all the shows (determined by audience voting), and top 3 People’s Choice bands (determined by fundraising) go on to appear at one fabulous Grand Finale at Toronto’s legendary El Mocambo where they will compete for the Audience Choice, People’s Choice, and Judge’s Choice Awards.

The Battle Rounds

Wednesday November 1 – The Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West

Thursday November 2 – Supermarket Bar and Variety, 268 Augusta

Thursday and Friday November 9 and 10 – Lee’s Palace Dance Cave, 529 Bloor Street West

Thursday November 16 – 3030 Dundas West

Saturday November 18 – Junction Temple, 151 Annette

Tickets – $25 in advance, and $30 at the door – one ticket allows entry for one person to all Battle Round evenings – does not provide admittance to the Grand Finale

GovFest Kingston

One night only special GovFest event in Ontario’s Limestone City!

Friday, November 3 – The Buckle, 226 Princess Street

4:00PM To Midnight!

The Grand Finale

Friday, December 1 – At the Fabulous El Mocambo 464 Spadina Ave  

Tickets – $25 in advance, and $30 at the door

Download our posters, print an environmentally responsible number, and stick up a copy wherever you go!

A thumbnail of the GovFest 2023 poster leading to a downloadable PDF