1M EUROPE LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR TWO ACTS TO PERFORM AT PRIMO MAGGIO,
ITALY’S BIGGEST FREE OPEN-AIR CONCERT IN ROME ON 1ST MAY 2017
1M Europe, a partnership between A.T.I., iCompany, Ruvi
do Produzioni and Your Music B ooking (powered by One More Lab) will giving away two slots for two independent acts to perform at the televised Primo Maggio Concert in Rome on Monday 1st May 2017.
Organised by Your Music Booking (powered by One More Lab), selections will take place in the UK, in association with Jar Music Live, in London and Brighton and Paris, and in association with Italy.ES in Barcelona.
The event is open to all commercial rock and pop genres and acts can register at 1M Europe website by the 15th March – www.primomaggio.net/1m
1M UK NOMINEES’ LIVE CONCERT
Acts will be selected and shortlisted to perform at the 1M UK Nominees’ Live Concert held on the following dates:
• London (Cargo) – Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23rd and Thursday 30th March
• Brighton (The Haunt) – Sunday 26th March
1M UK FINAL AWARD CEREMONY
• London (Cargo) – Thursday 20th April
1M Spain NOMINEES’ LIVE CONCERT
• Barcelona (Razzmatazz) 29th March
Berlin, Paris and Amsterdam: dates to follow from 31 March to 19th April
The 2 winning acts (1 for UK, and 1 for Europe), will be flown out to Rome on the 29th April and have a warm-up gig on the 30th and then play on the 1st May on the 1M main stage between 3:30pm – 6:30pm.
The act will be decided by the live and online audiences (streaming), Primo Maggio organizers, music partners and invited press.
ABOUT THE GIGS
• All acts will perform a maximum 25 mins set
• The acts must perform all original songs.
• A full backline will be provided for the show.
• All bands’ information will be uploaded and promoted through the 1M Europe and partner’s websites.
ABOUT PRIMO MAGGIO
Primo Maggio Concert is Italy’s biggest free one-day open-air concert that celebrates Italy’s “Labor Day”. Born in the 1990’s, it takes place in front of the breath-taking Cathedral of San Giovanni in Laterano (Rome). Each year over 800K music revellers descend on the Piazza to make this Italy’s biggest free live concert. The event is also broadcasted live on RAI TV, Italy’s national broadcaster, beginning at 3pm non-stop until midnight and with viewing figures that have peaked at over 8 million. Past headliners have included chart-topping Italian and international acts such as Subsonica, Negramaro, Oasis
, Led Zeppelin and Skunk Anans ie – to mention a few.
For any European act this is a great opportunity to play a huge concert in the Italian calendar and promote their music to millions of potential new fans.