The Coffee Music Project is a high profile competition that showcases emerging musicians while engaging a deep spirit of community among those who share a passion for great music and coffee culture. The competition takes place annually in London and NYC.


The next Coffee Music Project will take place in New York City in October 2017.


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Proceeds from the live rounds directly support Project Waterfall, a charity initiative to deliver clean water and sanitation to coffee growing communities.


Ruby Confue, London 2017 winner


Competition Format


30 musicians are selected for the live shows. During the competition, 10 artists will perform in each of the preliminary rounds which take place at Pianos NYC on October 8th, 9th and 10th 2017. All musicians who make it through to this stage will be required to write and perform an original song relating to ‘New York City’.


3 artists from each night will be selected to go through to the finals at Rockwood Music Hall on Tuesday October 17th, 2017.