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Acoustic Covers Competition

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  • Thu 12 Apr ’12, 7:00pm – 12:00am
  • Thu 19 Apr ’12, 7:00pm – 12:00am
  • Thu 26 Apr ’12, 7:00pm – 12:00am


Shadows Bar, The Quad, 34 Princes St (University of Auckland), Auckland CBD



Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

1st prize = $400.
32 competitors only, applications are to be submitted via The Syndicate Music Agency page and must include: One YouTube link featuring the artist applying playing one cover of their choice.

Videos must be placed via your own Facebook, or Facebook Music page. Only acoustic guitar and singing aloud, no backing tracks, loop stations or additional edits will be granted credit.

We will hold online voting and the Top 32 videos will go into heats.
Heats will be hosted at The Kiwi Singer/Songwriter Showcase over 4 Thursdays, where artists will perform a 30 minute set each, featuring:

1x popular NZ artist/band cover;
1x 70-80s cover;
1x 90-00s cover;
1x recent covers (songs from the past 2 years);
2x covers of choice.

We will put 2 contestants from each week into the finals.

All 32 artists who make it past the video round and into the competition will be signed on to our books for regular events, where they will be paid $1 per minute as a minimum for future events.

The overall winner will receive $400 cash. No second or third prize. The talent is without a doubt going to be hot!

Any already associated artists cannot apply to compete but can apply to judge!

Spread the word! And best of luck!

In the mean time come and check out the Kiwi Singer Songwriter Showcase!

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