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Be DISCOVERED At Hilton's Iconic Marble Bar
Marble Bar Launches its Annual Social Media Competition to Discover Sydney’s Next Live Music Band
January 19, 2015
SYDNEY - After another successful year in 2014, DISCOVERED at Marble Bar is back to do it all again in 2015!
Grab your guitar, pull out the drum sticks, dust off the microphone and warm up the vocal cords - Hilton Sydney's Marble Bar is scouting to discover Sydney's next up-and-coming live act with the return of DISCOVERED at Marble Bar.
Now in its third year, DISCOVERED at Marble Bar is a social media driven competition where live bands and performers are encouraged to upload their demos through Marble Bar's Facebook page in the hope of winning the coveted prize of a two month residence at Hilton Sydney's iconic Marble Bar. The general public will judge the contestants, and by their vote, the top five finalists will be selected. Voting for DISCOVERED is simple - people can simply head to Marble Bar's Facebook page and vote for their favourite performers online.
The top five acts, selected by the public's vote, will be given a once in a lifetime opportunity to battle it out live at a finale showcase to be held at Marble Bar on Wednesday 25 March, 2015 in front of a team of expert judges. In addition to the panel of judges, bands will perform in front of a section of VIP industry, media and the MC of the evening. The winner will then be selected by the public's vote in conjunction with that of our team of expert judges. The victorious act will win a two month residency playing every Wednesday night at Marble Bar from April 2015, valued at $10,000.
"Marble Bar is an iconic, intimate space that has seen some of the world's top music acts perform on its stage and there is no other bar like it in the city. We're very proud of the space," said Ronald van Weezel, general manager, Hilton Sydney. "After the great success of the competition last year, we're again aiming to engage with Sydney's vibrant music community in an effort to foster the development of the city's dynamic music scene."
DISCOVERED AT MARBLE BAR competition details:
- Competition entry opens: 4 February, 2015 (upload video to Marble Bar's Facebook)
- Competition closes: 4 March, 2015
- Voting via Marble Bar Facebook page: 5 March, 2015 - 18 March, 2015
- Top five announcement: 19 March, 2015
- Grand Finale: Wednesday 25 March, 2015
Entrants can enter via the Marble Bar Facebook page www.facebook.com/marblebarsydney.
Media can access additional information about Hilton Sydney at http://news.hilton.com/Sydney.
*For full competition terms and conditions visit www.facebook.com/marblebarsydney or www.marblebarsydney.com.au.
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About Marble Bar
Tucked underneath Hilton Sydney like a secret den, the landmark Marble Bar is a musical hub in the heart of the city. It's a stylish setting to enjoy live artists in decadent Victorian surrounds, whilst sampling premium whiskies, fine wine and classic cocktails. Built in 1893 Marble Bars opulent furnishings have been influenced by 15th Century Italian Renaissance features 35 different varieties of Italian, Belgian and African marble as well as stained glass doors and ceilings, ornate carved bars of mahogany and a gallery of 14 Julian Ashton paintings valued at an estimated $1.6 million AUD. Loved by generations past and present, Marble Bar is a completely unique Sydney spot, as experienced by Liza Minnelli, Wyclef Jean, Eve, Kelly Rowland, Mischa Barton, Ewan McGregor, Adam Lambert and Slash who have all partied amongst its breathtaking and original marble features. Marble Bar, Underground, 488 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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