Benefits

The IMF will benefit all participants with further rewards for city, regional, and final champions. While raising money for the IMF philanthropic partners, artists will gain exposure to audiences on a local, regional and national level – the final champions to tour Europe and Africa. All artists will perform in front of music industry professionals such as booking agents and radio personnel, receiving accolades from crowds of hundreds of thousands.

World Tour:
One (1) act will receive:

  • A performance engagement on the IMF World Tour – the opportunity to play several shows in major city venues across the globe. Tentative pit stops in Amsterdam and London to be determined. May include any or all of the following:
    • University of Cape Town performance, outdoor jam session
    • On-air radio performance(s), live sets and interviews
    • International Music Festival performance
    • Two scheduled townships performances
    • Kirstenboch Gardens, Sunday concerts
    • And More!
  • While on tour, the opportunity to perform multiple additional shows at club-level circuit.
  • All international travel, international airfare and accommodations expenses paid for your tour.
  • Permanent online placement. Bios, audio samples, photos and more from each year’s winning artists will be permanently archived on the IMF website.
  • An EP recording session.
  • Multiple video sessions that capture the true essence of music .
  • Feedback sessions with industry professionals on international self promotion and marketing.

Finalists:
All seven (7) finalists will receive:

  • Permanent online placement. Bios, audio samples, photos and more from each year’s winning artists will be permanently archived on the IMF website.
  • Opportunity to judge in the next year’s festival

City Finalists:
Approximately Seventy (70) market champions will receive:

  • Permanent online placement. Bios, audio samples, photos and more from each year’s winning artists will be permanently archived on the IMF website.

Remember, even if you do not advance to the Finals, this is an opportunity to expose your music to hundreds of thousands!

Now are you ready to rock?
SUBMIT your act now!