YAMAHA Asian Beat 2008 is continuing the tradition of a successful Yamaha band competition since the 80s, 90s and in the new millennium.Formerly known as the YAMAHA BAND ALERT, this year’s competition would see an even more exciting group of bands and musicians taking part with the latest genre in music and high quality live performances.
This will be the biggest amateur band contest in Asia hosted in ten Asian countries, starting with qualifying rounds in Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Philipines and China. Each country will first host their respective country heats, semifinals & finals. The winner of each country’s finals will converge in Hong Kong for the Asian Grand Finals to be held next year 28 February 2009.
The objective of YAMAHA ASIAN BEAT 2008 is simply to promote Asian band talent and provide an avenue for the development of local music creativity. For Singapore, it provides a great opportunity for us to encourage Singapore musicians to develop their musical abilities andshowcase their talents on a larger stage with the reputable backing ofYamaha Music (Asia) Pte Ltd.
Congratulations to the top 10 bands who had made it to the Finals.
The bands are:
1. III Sound Chronic
2. Stastic Rush
4. Rising Heart
6. The Danger Dangers!
Join us at the Finals:
Date: 6 December 2008 (Saturday)
Time: 6.30pm - 10pm
Venue: Plaza Singapura, Front Plaza
Guest Appearances by:
2. SayWhale (Yamaha Asian Beat 2007 Winner)
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