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  • Yamaha E-Band Competition 2018
    Yamaha E-Band Competition 2018

    What is it?


    Yamaha Music Gulf FZE presents Yamaha E-Band Competition 2018 on its 3rd year. It’s an amateur band competition of video-recorded live performances of bands from diverse cultures of GCC, Middle East, CIS, West Asia and African regions. It’s a great opportunity to showcase music talent and become popular worldwide via the internet. We encourage you to sign-up and register your band and become part of this exciting event.

    Who can join?


    Amateur musicians with no recording contract

    How to join?


    One (1) original song to use
    Video performance should be 6 minutes maximum
    Video recorded between 1st January 2018 and 15th July 2018.
    “Music videos” for promotional purposes will not be accepted.
    Video entry should be visibly and audibly clear.
    Register by filling up necessary information.
    Upload your video or send the link of your video in YouTube or Vimeo.

    Important Dates


    Registration opens on 15-May-2018
    Registration closing on 15-July-2018
    Voting Period from 16-July-2018 to 15-August-2018
    (For Audience Choice Award)
    Announcement of winners on 27-August-2018

    Awards and Prizes


    One Grand Winning Band
    Grand Winner shall be awarded a trip to Japan. Specific dates in October 2018 will be announced.

    5 Individual Awards
    - Best Guitarist(Yamaha Revstar RSP20 Electric Guitar)
    - Best Bassist (Yamaha BBP34 Bass Guitar)
    - Best Keyboardist (Yamaha MONTAGE6 61-key Synthesizer)
    - Best Drummer (Yamaha DTXM12 Electronic Drums + Accessories)
    - Best Vocalist (Yamaha MG10XU Mixer, HS5i Monitor Speakers,SC-02 SessionCake and RH5MA Headphones )

    One Audience Choice Award
    - One band will be selected by viewers’ votes on competition web-page, through Facebook registration.
    (Yamaha SC-02 SessionCake and RH5MA Headphones)

    For more information about
    Yamaha E-Band Competition 2017 Winners


    mea.yamaha.com/e-band_competition_2017