Always dreamt of the chance to perform at one of the UK’s biggest Festival’s? Well now’s your chance.
Glastonbury have launched their Emerging Talent Competition for 2019, supported by PRS for Music and PRS Foundation. The competition gives new UK and Ireland-based acts from any background and any musical genre to compete for a slot on one of the main stages at this years upcoming festival.
To add even more excitement, the winners of the competition will also be awarded a £5,000 Talent Development prize from PRS Foundation, to encourage and help boost their songwriting and performing skills to the next level, with two runners-up being awarded £2,500 for the same prize.
The CEO of PRS Foundation, Vanessa Reed says: “The Emerging Talent Competition is an incredibly exciting opportunity for talent up and coming artists to recieve vital support to develip their careers and perform at the legendary Glastonbury Festival. It has been fantastic to see the progress of all the winners and runners-up through the years – whether signing major recording deals, touring nationally and international or securing syncs on major national TV advertising campaigns. Can’t wait to see which talented artists apply this year”.
Previous winners of the talent competition include Izzy Bizu, a 2016 BRITs Critics’ Choice nominee, and singer Declan McKenna who went on to sign with Columbia, releasing a successful debut album.
The competition runs from 9am Monday the 28th of January, until 5pm Monday the 4th of February. To apply follow the instruction found on the Glastonbury website. Good luck!