Yamaha has come up with a great opportunity for amateur bands to prove their mettle with another competition. It’s called the Asian Beat Band Competition 2010, and as the tagline says, it promises to be a ‘Contest for Amateurs’ with ‘Awards for Pros’.
The winning band gets a chance to play in the international grand finale in Bangkok, and also win musical instruments worth 5000 USD. There’s also 6000 USD in cash to be won. Other prizes include Yamaha musical instruments, Canon digital cameras, and some Yamaha biking accessories as well.
The National final will be held in Mumbai, and the schedule for the auditions goes like this:
Mumbai: 10th July
Chennai: 17th July
Bangalore: 25th July
Delhi: 1st August
Kolkata: 8th August
Guwahati: 21st August
Registrations are open till the 30th of June. To register your band, log on to www.yamahamusicindia.com