If you ever thought that you could make it big and were waiting for the right opportunity. Well it’s knocking right on your doorstep. KINGFISHER – The King of Good Times – Kerala Rocks presents, the biggest rock talent hunt in Kerala, showcasing some of Kerala’s finest talent.The event will comprise of auditions in
16th 17th and 18th of March
24th and 25th of March
29th and 30th of March
The grand finale would be once again back in Cochin on the 8th of April, headlined by Kerala’s own rock legends Motherjane. Chilled beers, finger food, celebrity judges, all in all a complete head bangers ball.
So bring in those guitars and make some noise on those drums. See who will be crowned the God of Rock in Gods own country.
The judge panel of KINGFISHER Kerala Rocks will comprise of some of the finest in the industry of rock music.
Kerala’s own and internationally acclaimed rock band Motherjane will be part of the judging panel.
Indian Express music critic will also be on the panel with his vast experience and knowledge of the rock music industry.
Sujitha Menon a Rock singer and artist who has been involved with the rock industry for many years not just in India but as well as abroad will complete the judging panel.
The registration process for KINGFISHER Kerala Rocks is simple and very easy.
A dedicated hotline number 0484 2373775 are available for you to call in for any information relating to KINGFISHER Kerala Rocks.
An e-mail ID is also available for online registry – firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send band name, contact number with address and e-mail ID. Name of band members and place of where you’d like take part in the above mentioned audition locations.
Send in the application to:
Asianet Communications Ltd.
“KINGFISHER Kerala Rocks”
Amman Kovil Cross
Cochin – 682035
Or just walk into your nearest Idearetailer in Trivandrum, Cochin and Calicut and fill up the form given and drop it in the box.
An IVRS number (only IDEA subscribers) 4560560 will also be provided for contest and win invites for the shows.
The winning band of KINGFISHER Kerala Rocks will be given Rs.75,000 with a performance contract worth Rs 50,000.
The runner up band will get a cash prize of Rs 25,000.
The cut off date for all entries in all cities is 13th March 2007.
Kerala has been the stronghold of rock music in South India for a long time. KINGFISHER wants to discover the true talent that Kerala holds.
Each band at the audition would be given a maximum of 20 minutes to perform. The 20 minutes will include sound checks and setup of equipment. A drum kit along with guitar amps 2 numbers, keyboard amp, and 4 on stage monitors will be provided by the organizers. A maximum of 2 songs of the audition will be allowed to play in the allotted 20 minutes. The artists have additional 5 minutes to dismantle and leave the stage.
The judges will announce the winners of the auditions on the last day of the audition process. Only 2 rock bands from each city will make it to the grand final in Cochin, out of which there will be a winner and a runner up band.
The winning band would receive a cash prize of RS 75,000. As well as a performance contract of RS 50,000.
The runner up band will receive a cash prize of RS. 25,000.
STARTING THE AUDITIONS
The cut off date of the auditions of KINGFISHER Kerala Rocks will be the 13th of March 2007 before the Cochin16th. All the confirmed contestants would be required to come in on the 15th of March 2007 in order to finalize their timings and allotment schedules.
The same will work for all other venues as in Trivandrum contestants will have to arrive on venue on the 23rd of March 2007 and the Calicut28th of March 2007, in order to finalize their entries and allotment times.
Any form of covers or original compositions will be accepted. No particular preference to any either compositions or covers will be given.
You’ll be judged on;
Originality, Confidence, Presentation, Passion for Rock, Individual, Originality Capability
These are just some of the factors that the judges will be basing their conclusions on. So in order to be crowned the KINGFISHER Kerala Rockers in Gods Own Country – make some intense preparation to become number one.