CHASE THE MUSIC. OWN THE STAGE.
Hennessy begins search for new talent to perform at this year's Blues Passions festival in Cognac, France
Ever the supporter of the world’s most exciting creative talent (check out last year’s excellent The Art of Blending featuring the almighty Roots crew and friends), premium cognac house Hennessy has launched its new initiative: Chase the music. Own the stage. Fans will be able to submit a video of their own music performances for the opportunity to perform at the Blues Passions festival in the heart of Hennessy’s hometown: Cognac, France.
On hand to pick the finalists are Maurice Hennessy (from the Hennessy family, natch), Blues Passions festival founder Michel Rolland, and Clash magazine’s editor-in-chief: Simon Harper. The judges will whittle the entries down to a select ten – it’s up to the Hennessy Facebook fans to pick the final two winners.
Hennessy and the Blues Passions festival go way back to 1994, and the pair have hosted some legendary musicians like Gil Scott-Heron, Ray Charles, Massive Attack and more throughout the years. Interested? Submit your video here.