Get a chance to play at Hard Rock Calling 2011 with Ambassadors of Rock
Ambassadors of Rock contest is a chance for you to win an all expense paid trip to Hard Rock Calling, rock festival in London where you will get to perform with some of world’s most famous bands and artistes.
Hard Rock Cafe announces the return of Ambassadors of Rock contest for all its music lovers. Hard Rock International upon completing its 4th decade of Hard Rock Calling, rock festival, is providing a once in a lifetime opportunity to upcoming Indian rock bands to follow their dreams. Ambassadors of rock, Battle of bands is an annual festival held by Hard Rock Café at Hyde Park, London. Hard Rock Calling 2011, is the biggest international rock festival in Europe. The concert is a three day rock and roll gala which will be hosted on the 24th of June 2011 and the grand finale on the 26th of June promises to leave you wanting more.
On stage this year is Bon Jovi - set to fire alongside a winner from India for the very first time! Hard Rock Calling is a much awaited inferno having shared the stage with many a rock legend like Roger Waters, Aerosmith, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Steve Wonder, Paul McCartney, Neil Young and Peter Gabriel amongst many others.
Ambassadors of Rock, Battle of Bands attempts to promote home grown talent and take it to a whole new level of entertainment. It provides Indian artist the biggest global platform ever to showcase their talent alongside yester year legends, international performers and the who’s who of the musical galaxy. This year the battle begins on the home turf on from 1st - 24th January 2011, all the Hard Rock Café’s across India putting the best regional bands forward for the music showdown. The regional bands will then converge for the final war of bands and the lucky finalist will win the opportunity to showcase their talent at Hyde Park alongside rock moguls and music sopranos.
Speaking on the occasion Amit Keswani, VP Sales and Marketing, JSM Corp Pvt Ltd said, “We are excited to announce the Ambassadors of Rock – Battle of the Bands contest again. This is an initiative that will give our young and talented bunch of musicians a much needed opportunity to showcase their talent on an international platform. They will live the thrill of sharing the stage with global legends of the music industry and we believe India has enough and more talent. As conceptual hosts of the event, we are excited to position India on the global music footprint.”
Rock the Stage! Participation Open Now!
Hard Rock Café Bangalore will solicit entries between January 1, 2011 and January 24, 2011. Each city will have 5 finalists who will be invited to perform live, from which the local finalist will be selected. For details on band entries, upcoming bands can login to www.hardrock.com or http://nh7.in/
A panel of 4 Judges comprising of 1 media partner and 2 musician judges, coupled with online voting on the Hard Rock Café Facebook pages will pick 4 bands for each outlet leading to an eventual selection of 25 bands across 5 Hard Rock Cafes in India. The band with the highest cumulative score will be adjudged the winner on February 28, 2011.