From the streets on Reunion Island to Paris, France, indie singer and songwriter, Emma Shaka, has grown in popularity over the past year and for good reason. Audiences have been stunned with the quality of music Shaka writes and sings as well as how energetic and captivating her live performances are, so it is not surprising that Emma Shaka has been asked to come to Paris, France to share her art via music.
On June 16, 2013, Emma Shaka will perform at the prestigious Alhambra Concert Hall in Paris. At Alhambra Concert Hall, Shaka will be participating in the Zic Me Up contest. As one of the most popular music competition for unsigned artists, Shaka will perform a small set for the national final. Zic Me Up is often referred to as a 搕alent booster� and includes a panel of judges made of notorious music industry professionals. The panel includes professionals such as Warner, French television network representatives, radio station hosts, as well as publishers and tour managers.
Emma Shaka had originally sent her submission just for fun without any hope of being selected, especially since she and her band is not from the area. Being selected for Zic Me Up is a wonderful and surprising honor for Shaka and is ecstatic to perform at Alhambra Concert Hall on June 16. Fans and supporters donated funds for the band to be able to travel to Paris, which covered 90 percent of the trip cost. Shaka and her band are truly grateful to have such wonderful support. Out of 8,000 bands, 30 were selected to perform at Zic Me Up, which is another huge honor for Shaka and her band. The event will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 pm on June 16 at Alhambra Concert Hall. To support Emma Shaka and her band, fans and supporters can go to www.zicmeup.com/artiste/emmashaka to vote for Shaka.
Following the Zic Me Up performance, Emma Shaka will perform on June 18, 2013 at Le Soleil de la Butte at Montmartre. This event takes place in the heart of Paris and is a wonderful opportunity to educate Parisians of Emma Shaka抯 unique music variety.
Shaka抯 musical style is unique and her live performance engagement with the audience is incredible. Providing hypnotic rhythms and dynamics unlike other artists, Shaka captures audiences with her lyrics, sound and voice. Emma Shaka has come a long way from the small island of Reunion Island and is now ready to storm the streets of Paris with her band, fans, and supporters.