In The City (ITC) 2009

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Don't miss your LAST CHANCE to submit to In The City, one of the world’s premier new music events. In the City has reserved a minimum of two slots for Sonicbids artists, to be paid up to US$1000, courtesy of Sonicbids and In the City./n/nLaunched in 1992 by the late Tony Wilson and his partner Yvette Livesey, In The City is the world’s premier new music event – by day discussing the past, debating the present and plotting the future of the global music industry and by night hosting the best new music from around the world. In The City 2009 will take place on the 18th, 19th & 20th October 2009 in venues all over Manchester, England

Submissions are open to ALL artists worldwide. In the City has reserved a minimum of two slots for Sonicbids artists and the bands/artists who are selected to play will receive up to US$1000 to help cover travel costs, courtesy of Sonicbids and In the City. Half will be paid upon proof of travel arrangements to In The City; the other half paid after the artist performs.

Bringing together press, broadcasters, celebrities, captains of industry and, of course, the best new bands in the world, ITC is an annual meeting point for key labels, publishers, lawyers, agents, technology companies and media and ITC delegates attend from all corners of the globe to network, debate, party and set the music industry to rights. The night time sees 2,500 industry delegates and 100,000 music fans head onto the streets of Manchester for In The City Live: as a mass of new music-makers take over the city to create the biggest city-based music festival in Europe. It’s music and it’s also business; ITC Unsigned has the highest signing ratio of any new talent event in the world.

ITC has helped to launch the careers of Arctic Monkeys , Ash, Badly Drawn Boy, Biffy Clyro, Bjork, Chemical Brothers, Courteneers, Daft Punk, Doves, Elastica, Elbow, Enter Shikari, Fear of Music, Foo Fighters, Gallows, Hadouken, Idlewild, Lady Sovereign, Liam Frost, The Longcut, Maximo Park, Muse, Nine Black Alps, Oasis, Orson, Placebo, Radiohead, Smashing Pumpkins, Snow Patrol, The Stereophonics, Suede, The Darkness, The Fratellis, The Long Blondes, The Paddingtons, The Rakes, The Ravonettes, The Subways, The Verve, The Wombats and many, many more.

Please note: Selected artists will be responsible for all associated costs, travel and visas (where required) and must have a valid passport. The travel reimbursement paid by Sonicbids may be taxable.