Hennessy Blue Passions Festival Competition

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Hennessy is looking for the best emerging artists to play at Blue Passions Festival in Cognac, France. Entering its 19th year, Blue Passions has become a major fixture on the festival calendar in France. Confirmed headliners for 2012 include Sting, The Cranberries, Tom Jones, Robert Randolph & the Family Band and more.

5-10 bands will be selected to enter a global voting competition, where fans will vote for their favorite band to receive an all expenses paid (travel, accommodations, local transport, etc.) trip to Cognac. They will play a set on Thursday, July 5th at the Eden Blues stage, directly next to the main stage. Hennessy is looking for a unique artist with a dynamic, charismatic performance and high artistic quality.

Artists will need to submit a video in order to be considered.

Submissions are only open to artists from the following countries:

  • United States of America (excluding residents of the state of California)

  • United Kingdom

  • India

  • Japan

  • Latvia

  • Trinidad & Tobago

  • Barbados

About Hennessy

Hennessy, a brand built on the foundation of strong heritage and the endeavor of artistic creation for almost 250 years, continues its quest for innovation by searching for the next musical talents from around the world.

Since its foundation in 1765, Hennessy has been driven to create the world?s best cognacs. As part of their continuing quest for excellence, the generations of Master Blenders and Tasting Committee members have ensured the transmission of this precious savoir-faire through countless forms of creativity.

Hennessy has supported the Blues Passions festival in the heart of Hennessy?s hometown Cognac, France since 1994. Now, Hennessy is ready to extend further into a digital offering, reaching into cutting edge technology and social spaces, pushing the limits of how we communicate globally.