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GBOB is the worldwide music competition for all bands playing their own songs, live.
No cover songs, karaoke, or auto-tune. We play for real.

GBOB is the worldwide music competition for all bands playing their own songs, live.
No cover songs, karaoke, or auto-tune. We play for real.

An amazing experience with the best new bands from around the world.
To date, over 50,000 musicians in 45 countries have already joined and played live in GBOB.

An amazing experience with the best new bands from around the world.
To date, over 50000 musicians in 45 countries have already joined and played live in GBOB.

“GBOB is an idea whose time has come!”

Andrew Oldham

Manager of The Rolling Stones, Label of Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart

“I had a blast being a judge at GBOB. I really like the concept and I hope it grows year on year.”

Steve Lillywhite

Multi Grammy-Award Winning Producer – U2, The Killers, 30 Seconds to Mars

“GBOB is not a competition; it’s a movement!”

Geoff Baker

PR Maverick of Paul McCartney

“GBOB is an idea whose time has come!”

Andrew Oldham

Manager of The Rolling Stones, Label of Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart

“I had a blast being a judge at GBOB. I really like the concept and I hope it grows year on year.”

Steve Lillywhite

Multi Grammy-Award Winning Producer – U2, The Killers, 30 Seconds to Mars

“GBOB is not a competition; it’s a movement!”

Geoff Baker

PR Maverick of Paul McCartney

The GBOB World Final happens in a different country every year, the past several years being in the following places.
Click on the photos below

The GBOB World Final happens in a different country every year, the past several years being in the following places.
Click on the photos below

MALAYSIA

UK

THAILAND

NORWAY

GERMANY

SOON

“Music has the power to incite a riot, an emotion, a revolution; or even just save a young boy’s life” – David Grohl

“Music is magic. Magic is life”– Jimi Hendrix

Music has the power to inspire, give hope, bring people together. It resonates across history – to generations of listeners who will always find magic in its songs. Music is the universal language: understood by all, yet written only by a few. The world celebrates songwriters, musicians, in as much as musicians lead the world in celebrating life. Over the years, we’ve had some amazing bands win GBOB from around the world…

“Music has the power to incite a riot, an emotion, a revolution; or even just save a young boy’s life” – David Grohl

“Music is magic. Magic is life”– Jimi Hendrix

Music has the power to inspire, give hope, bring people together. It resonates across history – to generations of listeners who will always find magic in its songs. Music is the universal language: understood by all, yet written only by a few. The world celebrates songwriters, musicians, in as much as musicians lead the world in celebrating life. Over the years, we’ve had some amazing bands win GBOB from around the world…

Some previous Sponsors from different countries around the world.