LUCfest music festival will be held on November 8th-10th in Tainan this year. Applications to perform at 2019 LUCfest are now open. All genres are welcome and LUCfest invites all kinds of bands and artists to submit their applications! The official online application is open from now until Monday, July 15th.
Since 2017, LUCfest has brought many artists to Taiwan to showcase their talents at the music festival. The festival is committed to bringing the most talented artists to the world stage. Last year, more than 40 internationally renowned music industry professionals, including festival programmers, booking agencies, labels, and media, were invited to join the festival from a combined 3 continents and 18 countries. This has made LUCfest an international music event that emerging artists from Taiwan and all over the world should never miss!
After two years of experience, LUCfest has established a streamlined process to introduce Asian bands to Asia and beyond. Every year, there are alumni artists from LUCfest that open the opportunities of international tours, such as Phum Viphurit, who first appeared at LUCfest back in 2017 as his first show abroad. The Fur, a Taiwanese dream-pop band, after performing at LUCfest started their first European tour and traveled through the UK, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and were also invited by LUCfest’s media partner – Cat Radio, Thai’s most influential radio channel, to perform at the Cat Expo music festival in Bangkok.
Moreover, other Asian bands like ADOY, The White Eyes, 88 Balaz, SEN, WWWW/ Prairie, Manic Sheep, L8Ching, and FragileGirls were all discovered by global industry professionals at LUCfest. LUCfest has helped kickstart their new chapter of overseas performances.
As of now, LUCfest has headlined around 41 foreign performances from all over the world for Asian artists, which proves the importance and success of the festival.
“LUCfest is different from typical music festivals,” said by organizers. “We create interaction through artists performances, music conferences, and exclusive after parties, which encourages a friendly and chill social channel between artists and industry professionals, which promotes continuous influence. Not only does this offer bands an opportunity to perform, but even a better, a chance to directly enter the international music market. Last year, a total of 529 artists applied online in just two weeks, and 30% of them were from foreign countries, which shows that the international reputation and popularity of LUCfest is on the rise.”