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October 08, 2022 to October 08, 2022


Lobby, Main Stage Theater, Studio Theater, The Outside Terrace



VIP Festival Pass






The audience-favorite TasteBreakers Music Contest is back in 2022 as the Proteus Festival Music Contest! The contest, featuring emerging and early-career musical artists, is hosted in 3 stages: Submissions, Audience Voting & Finalist Selection, and the Finalist competition concert.

The five finalists, including your audience favorite, will perform live in concert at Proteus Festival, where the winner will be selected by a panel of music industry professionals. The 2022 winner will headline a concert in the Live at The Z Music Series and win a recording package in The Z’s own recording studio! Play your part in picking the music stars of Proteus Festival 2022, then see them live in this dynamic concert hosted on our mainstage!

Audience voting will be online from Thurs, September 8, 2022 to Thurs, September 15, 2022

Finalists announced on Friday, September 16, 2022

Proteus Festival Music Contest Finals will be on Saturday, October 8, 2022