24 bands a stage and 10 live music events. This Direct Contact the program, the new contest dedicated exclusively to emerging bands of all musical genres and from any part of Italy from rock to rap, from pop to electronica. Something that seems very far from the television talent who for many years have inculcated in the musical culture and beyond. In this case, as reported by the press presentation, there will be no room for fiction and the typical glitter of television, but only good music.
In May and July 2017, as in a tournament, aspiring artists must pass several stages to reach the final, all live, all live in front of a real audience and in front of a panel of carefully selected professionals. A Direct Contact with people and with the experts, who every day have to do with the music through all the numerous steps of the supply chain: from journalists to sound engineers, record from the promoter, and so on. A jury composed of major Italian and international names will evaluate the band and the audience will decide the winners of each round until the winner of the final knockout stage. All the contest will take place at Lian Club of Rome, prestigious stage on the banks of the river Tiber, where bands or soloists will perform in front of a selected audience, really passionate about music.
The winning band will win:
1) The recording in a professional studio for an EP consisting of four pieces presented (Lrs Factory)
2) The registration of a high-quality video clips (Canon Eos Cinema School)
3) The distribution and promotion of the EP (Believe Distribution Service)
Registration for the event is free.
All detailed information to participate in the contest, are on the official website www.contattodiretto.net.
Lian Club is a boat on the Tiber where often performs live music, this include a restaurant, it’s one of the references for the Romans and international musicians, the recordings labels often organizes events and presentations
Jimmy Rabbitte, the son of a fanatic of Elvis was born in Dublin in 1970. He graduated in sociology, she is always fond of music, he enjoys among small bands and journalistic collaborations. He lived in Rome for more than 15 years and not miss a concert in San Lorenzo in Testaccio , from Pigneto to Portonaccio Rome districts.