SHOWCASE APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED

EMC LIVE  returns on Wednesday 13 November and Thursday 14 November at The Lansdowne. We are calling on any live electronic acts whether it’s a performance by a DJ, soloist, duo, trios or more to apply to perform at EMC LIVE 2019.
Curated by Dave Ruby Howe, (triple j Unearthed Music Director) EMC LIVE is designed specifically to showcase the incredible electronic music talent abundant in Australia, to the rest of the world. Each year, EMC brings a number of bookers, buyers and influential figures to Sydney so they can see first hand the amazing artists and music we have in Australia. The goal is to create new connections and opportunities for electronic music artists, managers and businesses in new and exciting markets internationally. 
Successful applicants will receive: 
  • One of 16 showcasing slots at EMC LIVE to perform to bookers, industry influencers and new fans from domestic and international markets;
  • A $500 bursary to contribute to your travel, accommodation or any special production needs for your EMC LIVE performance;
  • Backline production for your showcase;
  • Marketing and PR profiling you or your artist via EMC’s national and international marketing campaign, and EMC’s Australian and international publicity campaign;
  • Two complimentary EMC 2019 conference passes for each performing member, and their manager or representative;
  • Dedicated meetings with international guests attending EMC;
  • Access to EMC CONNECTIONS – EMC’s online networking portal which allows you to connect with other EMC conference delegates to arrange other meetings during EMC;
  • Complimentary access to a Muzeek PRO Plan for the duration of time from when you or your artist is first announced as an EMC LIVE artist, through to the completion of the EMC LIVE showcases. Muzeek’s PRO Plans deliver additional features, analytics and insights which we know you’re going to love.

Pines - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
“EMC was a fantastic experience - we met and heard from some of the biggest names in the industry, made great connections with both industry and artists alike and loved being a part of the live showcase.”

Pines - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
LÂLKA - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
“Showcasing as an artist at EMC created opportunities for me to meet other artists interstate and created the opportunity for me to subsequently be booked for other festivals by bookers present in the audience.” 

LÂLKA - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
Luboku - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
“EMC gave me a unique platform to perform for a group of industry professionals from all over the world whom I would otherwise be unlikely to connect with. It's an invaluable networking event and I'm still in touch with all the artists I met there.” 

Luboku - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
Yomi Twice - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
“It was a fantastic feeling to get onto the stage at EMC and showing everyone what we have lined up! Was also great to be in a place to rub shoulders and talk shop!”

Yomi Twice - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
Feels - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
"EMC was an excellent experience for us as artists and was a great way to get connected with industry personnel across Australia and internationally!"

Feels - EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
Captain Earwax: EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018
"I found it really inspiring to hear the diverse range of skills and styles coming out of the local scene and it helped to realise my own strengths and weaknesses in terms of performance which was a really valuable learning experience."

Captain Earwax: EMC LIVE Showcasing Artist 2018