London 2018

The Coffee Music Project has returned to London for a fourth year and will be taking place between February – April 2018.

 

Following a difficult deliberation process, 32 artists have been selected to go through to the live rounds.

 

The full line up of successful contestants and links to buy tickets can be found below.

 

 

1st Preliminary Round

Date: Monday, 19 February 2018

Venue: Obar Soho, 83-85 Wardour St, Soho, London W1D 6QE

Doors: 7pm

Tickets: £6 Advance – Buy Tickets Here

 

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2nd Preliminary Round

Date: Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Venue: Obar Soho, 83-85 Wardour St, Soho, London W1D 6QE

Doors: 7pm

Tickets: £6 Advance – Buy Tickets Here

 

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3rd Preliminary Round

Date: Monday, 26 February 2018

Venue: Obar Soho, 83-85 Wardour St, Soho, London W1D 6QE

Doors: 7pm

Tickets: £6 Advance – Buy Tickets Here

 

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4th Preliminary Round

Date: Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Venue: Obar Soho, 83-85 Wardour St, Soho, London W1D 6QE

Doors: 7pm

Tickets: £6 Advance – Buy Tickets Here

 

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Prizes

Winner – 1st Place

  • Official first place trophy
  • £1,000 cash
  • £1,500 towards a trip to New York City to perform at The New York Coffee Festival (12-14 October 2018)*
  • Free studio recording session for the winning original ‘London’ song at Charthouse Music in London
  • Free remix of the original winning ‘London’ song at Avenoir Records in London
  • Headline show at Pizza Express Live Holborn on Monday 21 May 2018
  • Winning original ‘London’ song featured as the first track on The Coffee Music Project London 2018 album
  • Coffee Music Project goody bag, including The London Coffee Guide 2018 and The Meaning of Coffee
  • Promotion via social media channels (Coffee Music Project, New York Coffee Festival)

*Terms and Conditions apply. Please note, in order to claim this prize you must be available to perform at The New York Coffee Festival from the 12-14 October 2018, and to perform the headline show at Pizza Express Holborn on Monday 21 May 2018. If you are not available on these dates there will be no substitute dates offered. 

 

2 Runners-up

  • Official runners-up trophy
  • One song featured on The Coffee Music Project London 2018 album
  • Coffee Music Project goody bag, including The London Coffee Guide 2018 and The Meaning of Coffee

 

9 Finalists

  • Finalist certificate
  • Guaranteed performance slot at The London Coffee Festival 2018
  • One song featured on The Coffee Music Project London 2018 album
  • Coffee Music Project goody bag, including The London Coffee Guide 2018 and The Meaning of Coffee

 

Eligibility

  • All participants must be over 18 years old
  • All songs performed throughout the competition must be radio friendly and no longer than 4 minutes long
  • All musicians who make it through to the live shows will be required to write and perform an original song relating to ‘London’
  • Maximum 4 band members
  • No drums (percussion only, i.e. Cajon), no guitar/bass amps
  • All participants must be available for the dates of The New York Coffee Festival, from 12-14 October 2018, in order to be eligible for the first prize

All participants must be available from 17.30 until 23:00 on the dates of the competition, listed below.

 

Dates

 

Semi-Finals

Venue: Freedom Bar, 60-66 Wardour St, Soho, London W1F 0TA

Dates:

Tuesday 13th March
Tuesday 20th March

 

The London Coffee Festival

All finalists must be available to perform at The London Coffee Festival 2017

Venue: The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Ln, London E1 6QR

Dates: 12-15 April 2018

 

Finals

Venue: 229 Great Portland St, London W1W 5PN

Date: Wednesday 18th April 2018