The first competition was held in 2006 based in 5 venues (Hope and Anchor, Druids, Prince of Wales, Queen Vic, Four Fathoms).
The winners , who played in the Prince of Wales were Eggs n Bacon —- now better known as the brilliant Boxing Octopus based around the Zacharia brothers Alexis and Stavros.
They were originally called PKO and have since been called The Fruit Group?
Check out their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/theboxingoctopus?fref=ts
Have a listen on https://www.facebook.com/theboxingoctopus/app_178091127385
Their new album Harboured Songs is released at The Retreat Herne Bay on Oct 11th 2014.
Listen to a track https://soundcloud.com/search?q=boxing%20octopus