Thank you for your interest in the Furtados Artist Program. We have always believed in supporting local artists and promoting them on a global level. We believe our artists are among some of the best in the world.
Through our endorsement program we are able to support musicians with gear as well as a platform to be recognized and applauded for their hardwork. In return we expect that all Furtados artists endeavour to promote Furtados as well as the brands they endorse.
We at Furtados work with some of the best brands in the world for drums, guitars, bass, percussion as well as other instruments. We request you to see the list of brands we cover under our endorsement program. Click Here
BEFORE YOU COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION :
We ask that you read the criteria below and be honest with yourself to see if you meet the requirements. If now is not the right time for you, consider waiting until you are in a more suitable position. In order for us to maintain our high standards of supporting our many artists around the world, we have to be selective and limited in terms of signing new Artists.
WHAT IS THE CRITERIA TO BECOME A FURTADOS ARTIST :
To be considered for an Endorsement, you must have a combination of the following key factors:
Visible and Active: High visibility and actively touring means more exposure for the brands.
Musicianship: Furtados takes pride in the playing ability of its Artists and seeks talented musicians with credibility as players among both fellow Artists and consumers.
Popularity: Popularity, not only with the public, but with musicians and music enthusiasts.
Influence: The ability to influence the decisions of consumers to purchase and use Furtados products because you play them.
Genuine Commitment to Furtados and the brands: A demonstrated commitment to using our brand instruments, and a past history of playing our products.
Attitude/Professionalism: Artists who are highly professional with a positive attitude make the best spokespeople.
Participation in Brand Awareness Building: Willingness to partake in product branding and marketing support, e.g. promoting Furtados & the brand in interviews, logos in CD releases, on social media, youtube videos, clinics, etc.
Other factors taken into consideration include: Your Management Company, a Record Deal with a major label, your Social Media reach, your YouTube presence, buzz/recommendations from the industry, record sales / downloads, media exposure (TV, magazine interviews, etc.), your commitment to studying and continually improving your craft.
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
Now that you know a little more of what we are looking for in a Furtados Artist, if you feel you are ready to apply, please complete the application below. Please understand that we get several applications per day, and will respond to you as soon as possible. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We thank you for your interest and loyalty to the Furtados Brand.