Submit Your Musical Creations and Win a Chance to Perform On Stage at the House Of Vans!
Vans is offering up-and-coming, local musicians the chance to perform on stage at House of Vans and gain global exposure with a chance to be featured on Vans’ Apple Music Playlist. Vans’ roots in music started when local skateboarders and surfers who adopted Vans as their shoe of choice in the ‘70s and later wore their Vans on stage during shows and concerts. Music is a form of creative expression that is deeply personal and individual, yet provides a universal language that connects and inspires people globally. Vans prides itself in unearthing local, creative talent in all aspects of culture.
Building on the success of the 2017 Musicians Wanted Asia program, Vans is back in 2018 to provide local artists the opportunity to showcase their music for a chance to take the stage during the House of Vans Asia Tour. Qualified musicians can gain global exposure with a chance for their music featured on Vans Apple Music playlist. Winning musicians will also have the opportunity to perform at the House of Vans Guangzhou as the opening act for Los Angeles-based rapper, ScHoolboy Q.
Musicians from all music genres are welcomed to share their creativity by submitting music demos to the competition platforms. The judging panels are comprised of industry recognized musicians and professionals; from skateboardingand music legend Ray Barbeeto Asia-Pacific music talents Paloalto, J Feverand Jun Kung.
Skateboarding and music legend Ray Barbee @r.barbee
China rapper J-fever @jfever86
Hong Kong drummer, singer and songwriter Jun Kung @junkung_official
Korea rapper Paloalto@paloaltongue
Vans Musicians Wanted kicks off July 3rdand is open to the legal residents of Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore. The original music content will be showcased at vans.com/musicianswanted in August and the regional winner will be announced this September. Vans will sponsor a trip for the winning artists from each country to join the final stop of the House of Vans Asia tour in Guangzhou on September 22nd. Each artist will have the chance to showcase their musical talent on the House of Vans stage, which will be webcasted live for Vans fans all around the region to enjoy!
“At Vans we strive to provide platforms to inspire and enable creative self-expression and Musicians Wanted does exactly for us in Asia. We will continue to partner with individual musicians and communities to celebrate our Musicians Wanted platform through House of Vans Asia Tour. ” Said Lizzy Yao, Brand Communication Director of Vans APAC.
Whether you are musical veteran, aspiring rockstar or a newcomer to the music scene, this is your opportunity to get recognition for your musical talent and support new and emerging music acts at the legendary House of Vans Asia Tour. Check out your local Vans social media platforms for registration details.
This year Vans & The Wknd have teamed up again to create submission page, content library & voting platform, all unique to Malaysian Talent. Go to http://www.the-wknd.com/vmw2018/ to upload your musical content. Submission period is from July 9th thru July 15th. Top 12 winner will be announced on July 27th. These top acts will then battle it out in Semifinals at 4 different venues before the final at House Of Vans Kuala Lumpur for the final to win a trip to perform at House Of Vans Guangzhou in September.
VANS ASIA MUSICIANS WANTED 2018 SCHEDULE
Recruitment starts in Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore
Local Music Showcases (Top 12)
Local Music Showcases (Top 4)
House Of Vans Kuala Lumpur
Final judging and voting on market winners
2018 Vans Asia Musicians Wanted final winner
22 September @ House Of Vans Guangzhou