The Deer Republic wins a spot on the Splendor line up - MusicNSW

Sydney’s The Deer Republic have taken out the first uncharTED competition for 2009 to play at Splendor in the Grass. The coveted competition also includes a $25,000 career development package.

“What started out as an innocent wedding band nearly ended in tragedy. With the onset of melophobia The Deer Republic set about new ways, vowing never to get married while playing not to get paid.”

Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory hosted the national finals for the first uncharTED competition on the 9th of July and named The Deer Republic it’s winners. Granted a spot on the Splendor in the Grass line up and a $25,000 career development package The Deer Republic were blown away with their win, and with their catchy indie pop tunes here’s knowning there will be more to come from the NSW band.

If you think your name belongs in the lights than registrations have just opened for the 2nd uncharTED competiton for 2009 with the opportunity to play on the 2010 Big Day Out tour. You can register your band at and also have a listen to The Deer Republic