International song contest “The songwriting International Competition 2012″ entered the semi-finals of “Latvian Blues Band” song “When The Sun Goes Down.” Contest final is expected in April this year.
Very prestigious competition brought more than 20 000 songs, including “Latvian Blues Band” song “When The Sun Goes Down”, which the authors have a group of musicians John Bukowski and Roland Saulietis. All of the submitted songs into categories, and the jury assessed according to certain criteria.
Jury include such celebrated artists as Tom Waits, Nas, Jeff Beck, Keane, James Cotton, Black Francis (The Pixies), Robert Smith (The Cure), as well as a number of producers, record company presidents and other representatives of the music industry (“Capitol / Virgin Label Group “,” Universal Republic Records “,” MTV International “).
International Song Contest is an annual event which aims to empower emerging and established songwriters voice heard professionals and an international audience. The competition known as the most important musical contest in the world because of the prestigious jury – the songs not only musicians, but also influential music industry representatives.
It remains so to say, that on March 20 at the “Dream Factory” Latvian Blues Band will give a concert in which on the stage will be invited both – domestic and foreign visitors. Tickets can be purchased at www.bilesuparadize.lv