Welcoming All Music Genres and Creativity, It’s Your Turn to Let Everyone Hear You!
Take the stage at House of Vans
Get your music video produced by and aired on MTV
Broadcast your show at the Boiler Room
Submit your original music now: vans.com/musicianswanted
APAC (JUNE 11, 2019) – Vans, the original action sports brand and advocate for creative expression, continues to support and uplift local creative talent in all aspects of culture. This year Vans Musicians Wanted has grown more significant than ever by bringing the competition to 10 Asia-Pacific markets including China, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Philippines. Vans Musicians Wanted aims to elevate local musicians and give them the opportunity to perform on a global music stage. The contest is open to all genres of music, through the submission of an original track and letting the world hear your music. You will be given the opportunity of showcasing your creativity at House of Vans and will also be rewarded with a music video produced by leading youth media brand MTV Asia, and played on MTV’s on-air and digital platforms. Vans has also partnered with global online music broadcasting platform Boiler Room who will amplify your creations even further. Vans Musicians Wanted is accepting submissions now through July 1 at Vans.com/musicianswanted.
“At Vans we strive to provide platforms to inspire and enable creative self-expression and Musicians Wanted does exactly that for us in Asia-Pacific region. We will continue to partner with musicians and communities on the ground and support them by providing meaningful opportunities to display their talents on stage” said Lizzy Yao, Brand Communications Director, Vans APAC.
This year, Vans brings together an industry recognized judging panel including Asia music legend Jun Kung, European based underground music producer & international DJ TIME, renowned underground Chinese producer & singer YEHAIYAHAN, VP of Vans Global Integrated Marketing Nick Street who is currently based in Southern California, and award-winning senior director of content and production management at Viacom International Media Networks, Sari Trisulo.
“We share a like-minded vision with Vans, of supporting up-and-coming artists and giving them a platform to shine. The music scene in Asia is exploding and this collaboration enables us to continue providing vibrant and entertaining experiences to youths, by helping them discover the next generation of artists,” said Sari Trisulo, Senior Director, Content and Production Management, MTV and Comedy Central, Asia, Viacom International Media Networks.
In 2018 Vans Musicians Wanted awarded Hong Kong alternative rock band Seasons for Change as the grand prize winners who won the opportunity to share the stage with ScHoolboy Q at House of Vans Guangzhou. “We never thought we would have the chance to perform at House of Vans and be the opening act for ScHoolBoy Q. This competition has brought us new followers from different cities and an opportunity to play in other countries. We are so glad that we can be a part of this!” said Seasons for Change.
Whether you are a musical veteran or newcomer to the music scene, this is your opportunity to get recognition for your talent and showcase your creativity during the House of Vans Asia Tour. Check out vans.com/musicianswanted and follow @VansMusiciansWanted on Instagram for more details.