PLAY: Karel Music Expo 2015

Posted by:  Vox Day  | When:  –  | Where: Cagliari, Sardinia, ITA

  Booking 3 Sonicbids bands

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Karel Music Expo (KME) 2015 is reserving 3 slots for Sonicbids artists. Selected artists will be awarded a flight, accommodations, dinner.

The Opportunity

KME is the first music festival in Sardinia, Italy, entirely dedicated to the indie universe. Its mission is to create effective connections among local, national and international labels, media, and artists. KME 2015 is an unprecedented opportunity for international labels to have their bands showcasing in front of an exclusive group of high-level music and media professionals, as well as network in the Mediterranean area. The topic of this 9th edition will be the "YELLOW", meaning eastern cultures, desert, sand, loneliness but also sun, summer and soul development.

Past Headliners Include:
David Byrne, Robert Plant, Robon Hitchcock, Tricky, John Parish, Tambours du Bronx, Zita Swoon, Joe Lally

Past Sonicbids Winners Include:
Babysun, Nive Nieson & The Deer Children, Rachel Taylor-Beales, Spaceships Are Cool, Autumn Owls, Lovely Quinces

The Band

  • Three showcase opportunities are reserved for Sonicbids artists, particularly one European artist and one non-European artist
  • KME is seeking both European and World (including the United States). Contestants are judged on the quality of songs, the recordings, and any other material readily available
  • Applications are open to all bands (5 members or less) and artists who write and
    sing original music

The Gig


  • Basic backline and sound equipment will be provided by the festival
  • Sets are 30-60 mins
Additional Compensation Details:
  • The selected artists will be offered flights from European destinations connected to Cagliari, local accommodations, internal transfers and dinner on the evening of the performance. Extra-European flights will not be included