Spotlight on MidemTalent Stage 2011

Dec 08, 2010, 13:30 ET from Reed MIDEM

PARIS, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For its fourth edition, the MidemTalent stage will shine the spotlight on eight up-coming groups or artists with strong international potential in a series of concerts on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 January 2011, as part of the 45th MIDEM, in Cannes.

A central feature of the MIDEM 2011 concert line-up, the MidemTalent selection will showcase artists with established reputations in their home territories, and whose appearance at MIDEM will offer exceptional international visibility and the opportunity to find new worldwide partners. "Whether pop, rock, folk or electronic, all the major genres will be represented this year among these talented artists, each with undeniable potential for international success," said Luc Charles, MIDEM's Artistic Director. "Over two days, MIDEM will welcome some of the most promising names from Britain (Monarchy), America (Oh No Oh My), Belgium (Puggy), Ireland (James Vincent McMorrow, Yes Cadets), Italy (Malika Ayane) and France (Curry & Coco), plus a special guest from America, Saul Williams."

The MidemTalent stage is sponsored by the on-line promotion platform Sonicbids.

Line-up as of 7 December 2010


Monday 24 January 2011 – Hotel Martinez, Salon Acajou

OH NO OH MY, (US, Moelleux Records)

YES CADETS (UK)

MONARCHY (UK, Mercury)

CURRY & COCO (France, Peermusic)


Tuesday 25 January 2011 – Hotel Martinez, Ballroom

JAMES VINCENT MC MORROW (Ireland, Believe)

MALIKA AYANE (Italy, Sugar Music)

PUGGY (Belgium, Mercury / Universal)

SAUL WILLIAMS (US, Columbia / Sony Music France)



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