Announcement: Promus, Sound of Aarhus, Århus Stiftstidende and Sway have joined forces in creating RAW Music, that will give new talented musicians a chance to meet an audience and people from the industry.
Aarhus is a proud ‘music city’, where many talented musicians have had their breakthrough and where many stars have been discovered. This position and status is important to maintain.
The local scene can be a stepping stone to a potential breakthrough, and there are plenty of opportunities to kick-start you career right here.
It’s important for us that we manage to invite new music to the Danish scene, and in that way collaborating in terms of maintaining the position that this city has. And this is where we find the inspiration and motivation to RAW Music.
Four times during 2016, Promus, Sound of Aarhus, Århus Stiftstidende and Sway will invite all of you to RAW Music, where three bands, chosen on the basis of applications, will get the chance to showcase their music. At the same time, it’s our ambition to turn RAW Music into a meeting point for industry people.
“In Promus, it’s important for us to build bridges between the players. That’s why we see the RAW Music events as an opportunity, where new talents can meet a new audience and potential future collaborators.”, says Jesper Mardahl from Promus.
The performing artists will get a unique opportunity to play at Sway in Aarhus, press coverage at soundofaarhus.com and in Århus Stiftstidende, and recommendations to the huge network Promus has.
At every event, RAW Music will release a playlist with 10 chosen songs from the applications.
The first event will take place on March 17., and it’s sponsored by Tuborg and Woodstock Guitars.
How do you apply?
The application form can be found HERE
– Send the application to firstname.lastname@example.org
The application round starts January 18th 2016, and all bands based in Denmark are welcome to apply. Deadline is February 8th at 12:00.
The three acts will be chosen by a jury including Asbjørn Lyhne & Steffen Paust/SoundOfAarhus, Mathias Pedersen Smidt/Sway, Jesper Mardahl & Anne Thomsen/Promus.
In addition to the three acts, we will choose another 7 acts in order to create a RAW Music playlist containing 10 songs. The playlist will be distributed and mentioned in Sound of Aarhus, Århus Stiftstidende and the network that Promus has.
- Chosen bands/acts are able to play March 17th 2016 at Sway in Aarhus.
- Every band is given 30 minutes on stage (Show case)
- RAW Music provides a back-line and there’ll be a sound engineer available.
- Every band is given a production contribution on up to 2000 DKK.
- RAW Music will take care of the payment to KODA.
- Bands/acts are allowed to have professional representation (manager, booker, label etc.)
Any questions? Feel free to contact either of the two contacts below:
Phone: 70 22 2019
Sound of Aarhus
Phone: 25 64 55 65