HCM CITY (VNS) — The Andre Ngo Trio band will represent HCM City in the international Hard Rock Rising competition to be held in late April.
The band won the HCM City Hard Rock Cafe competition, which included contestants Gen, the Arrow, Sagometal and Factor 7.
The judges were Microwave band leader and composer Tran Ngoc Tung, general director of Yeah1 Production Jay Casee and Hard Rock Cafe HCM City's house band leader Patrick Querubin.
Formed in 2013, Andre Ngo Trio is a three-piece band that consists of lead singer/guitarist Andre Ngo, bassist Red Pueblas and female drummer Thao Tran.
The grand prize winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Rome to perform at the Hard Rock Live Rome outdoor music festival this summer.
The runner-up bands will each receive new musical equipment and gear valued at US$10,000.
Hard Rock Cafe and ReverbNation are the organisers of the event.— VNS