Emerging Artist Showcase 2022
Applications Now Open

Calling all live electronic and dance acts to perform at EMC’s Emerging Artists Showcase on Tuesday 29 November and Wednesday 30 November at The Lansdowne! Applications are now open to DJ’s, solo acts, duos, trios or more. 

The Emerging Artists Showcase is central to EMC’s conference and festival. EMC aims to highlight 10 of the most exciting new artists from around the country, help them grow their audience and showcase them to industry folk and profile them through EMC’s national Marketing and PR campaign. 

Successful applicants will receive: 

  • One of 10 showcase slots to perform to new fans, bookers and other industry folk from domestic and international markets; 
  • A $500 payment per performing act to contribute to travel, accommodation (if required) or any special production to make your performance as amazing as possible;
  • Standard backline production for your showcase;
  • Marketing and PR profiling via EMC’s national and international campaign;
  • Complimentary EMC10 Artist Conference Passes for each performing member, plus one Industry Conference Pass for a manager or representative;
  • A&R feedback opportunities with EMC partners and stakeholders;
  • Complimentary subscription to a Muzeek PRO Plan for the duration of time from when the artist is first announced as an EMC10 Emerging Artists Showcase artist, through to the completion of the showcases. Muzeek’s PRO Plans deliver additional features including custom deal terms, settlements, automated templates and advancing workflow, personal calendar syncing, tracking open and click rates, event views and insights, and much more!

Applications Close Midnight Oct 12


Words from previous showcasing artists

Maina Doe


"EMC Live was such a great opportunity! I was connected with highly respected radio hosts, A&R reps and media contacts I ordinarily would never have access to."



"EMC Live for me was an elating experience filled with professional and personal growth. The eye opening experience, allowed my team and I to generate career pathways that may never have been available if the showcase and conference did not exist."



"EMC is really where it’s at, a breeding ground for opportunity and brings people together! Was an amazing experience to perform along side so many other talented artists"

Primary Being


"Performing as a showcase artist at EMCLive was all I had hoped for and more! It acted as a test stage for a lot of the unreleased music I have at the moment and really helped solidify my vision as an artist!"

Hi Motive


"EMC Live was unbelievable. Having the chance to be one of the showcasing artists this early in our career and alongside some other incredible emerging artists is something we’ll always be super grateful for."



"It was great for the artist I manage to play in front of an international industry members that we will soon be trying to break into those markets."