London 2018

The Coffee Music Project will be returning to London for a fourth year from February – April 2018.

 

Applications for The Coffee Music Project London 2018 are now open. Please read through the information below and apply here.

 

Application deadline: Friday 2 February 2018

 

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 performance slot at The London Coffee Festival 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)

*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. If you are not available on these dates there will be no substitute dates offered. 

 

2 Runners-up

  • Official runners-up trophy
  • 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

 

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

Preliminary Rounds

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

Dates:

Monday 19th Febru­ary
Tuesday 20th Feb­ruary
Monday 26th Febr­uary
Tuesday 27th Febr­uary

 

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