Greenwich believes the best combination for a fun time is delicious food, great music, and good friends.
Greenwich pizza toppings are also made of the best flavor combinations.
With this formula in mind, Greenwich has launched a search for the best and most creative bands that can play musical instruments and create a mash-up of different genres pop, rock, hip-hop and electronic dance music.
The first ever Greenwich #UltimateBandkada Search invites bands that may be composed of rappers, singers, instrumentalists, or DJs—ages 18-35 years old—to join the contest that challenges them to mash up at least two music genres in one song.
Watch Donnalyn Bartolome, DJ Stove Allen and the rest of their bandkada mash up music styles in this hit song.
Do you have what it takes? Gather your music-loving barkada and create your own mash-up for a chance to win P100,000 plus a management and recording contract with Viva Records.
How to join:
• Send a link to a 60-second video of your band’s musical performance via http://www.ultimatebandkada.com/
• Or you can visit one of several Greenwich #UltimateBandkada audition booths that will be popping up in campuses around the Metro.
• Students and non-students can go to live auditions in these areas as well as the Greenwich main office in Ortigas, Pasig City.
• Auditions will run from March 12-21 so keep an eye out for when the #UltimateBandkada booth.
On April 23, 2015, Greenwich will announce the Top 8 bands that made the cut to compete for the title of Greenwich #UltimateBandkada.
Each band will be given lyrics to a Greenwich song which they will create music for with their chosen music genres. The contest judges will be announced soon.
For three months, the Top 8 “Bandkadas” will be trained by top musicians, artists, producers and vocal coaches from VIVA Records. These mentors will help in the preparation for the final #UltimateBandkada showdown which will be held in August.
The bands will go through an intensive Bandkada Bootcamp, during which they will develop an original Greenwich song that talks about friendship, sharing and fun while mashing up the identified major music genres. This will serve as their final piece for the competition.
The public can also keep track of the bands’ progress through the videos that will be posted on the #UltimateBandkada Web site, newspaper features and special segments on MTV Pinoy.
Everyone can also participate by voting for their favorite band from May to July.
The #UltimateBandkada winner will sign a record deal with VIVA Records, a management contract with Viva Artist Agency and a cash prize of P100,000.
The second and third placers will receive P60,000 and P40,000, respectively.
The Greenwich #UltimateBandkada Search is in partnership with Viva Records and MTV Pinoy.
To know more, go to www.ultimatebandkada.com