HONG KONG – For musicians who dream of taking their act international and representing their country on the global stage, now’s the time to act! The Underground is delighted to announce that entries are now open for PLANETROX China 2018.
PLANETROX is a worldwide music competition whose mission is to discover the best new bands and expose them to an international audience. The winning band from each participating country will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play at the Envol et Macadam alternative music festival.
Envol et Macadam is held in Quebec, Canada and organized in collaboration with the Quebec Government. It has been running for 23 years and attracts over 20,000 music fans each year. The 2018 festival will take place this September.
Former winners of PLANETROX China include Nasty Dudes, Noughts & Exes, Wonder Garl神奇膠, Shotgun Politics, Bamboo Star and Sugar Bro from Hong Kong and Turtle Giant from Macau.
What bands need to do
Register by 20 April 2018 at http://planetrox.ca (select China on the left)
Pick their best original song to submit (mp3 format)
What the winning band will get
Return flights and accommodation in Quebec City, Canada.
A performance slot at the festival and inclusion in festival promotions
All-access passes to mingle with music professionals and other bands
Planetrox China Final 2018 will be held on 12th May 2018 at The Hub in Wanchai.
About The Underground
The mission of The Underground is to promote Hong Kong’s vibrant and diverse music scene. It has put together more than 200 shows since 2004, including regular gigs at city venues, major festivals and special events for touring acts. The boundless passion and energy of The Underground reflects the persona of its boss and founder, the legendary Chris B. The Underground is committed to helping local artists kickstart their careers and connect to the world, via events, CD releases and its vast music industry network. PLANETROX China has been organized by The Underground in Hong Kong for the past seven years.