ASEAN Music Showcase Festival is set to launch its inaugural edition online, with the goal of creating a platform that elevates Southeast Asia’s music scene onto the world stage.
Founded by concert and festival promoters, conference organizers, and music community influencers from Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines, AMS takes on the challenge of providing networking opportunities for emerging musicians in Asia and global music industry leaders, while hurdling the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic through a virtual music gathering that celebrates the region’s finest.
On its debut year, the collaborative showcase festival presents a diverse lineup handpicked by its founding members: Singapore’s SGMUSO; Thailand’s Bangkok Music City co-founded by Fungjai Co., Ltd. and NYLON Thailand; Malaysia’s City ROARS! Festival; Indonesia’s SRM; and the Philippines’ The Rest Is Noise PH.
The lineup includes 20 artists from participating countries:
Singapore – Linying, Marian Carmel, Coming Up Roses, and J.M3
Thailand – TONTRAKUL, Valentina Ploy, STOIC, and H 3 F
Malaysia – Bayangan, Buddha Beat, Golden Mammoth, and mutesite
Indonesia – Tanayu, bangkutaman, Rangkai, and Oslo Ibrahim
Philippines – Pikoy, Cheats, Uprising Records Artists, and August Wahh
ASEAN Music Showcase Festival will be hitting the digital stage from September 19 to 20, 2020, and will be streamed live for the world to discover.
Aside from the virtual music showcase featuring artists from various music genres, AMS will be hosting a private virtual meet with some of the biggest and most promising music business professionals in the world, as well as up-and-coming and established artists in Asia.