The Festival Nuevas Bandas (New Bands Festival) in Venezuela has announced its 2018 circuit and had its initial showdowns.
The festival has been the platform where bands like Viniloversus, La Vida Bohéme, Los Mesoneros and Caramelos de Cianuro have launched to mega-stardom internationally.
The circuit of artists vying to compete in the festival includes locally known bands like Hoffman, Los Escritores de Salem, Anakena and many more that are hoping to make it to the final round. They all had to perform across the country throughout June to pass the round and make it to the final event.
The festival is the oldest in Latin America and has been occurring annually since 1991. Le' Cinema are the current champions.