New Roots, an event for young musicians
Are you under 25?
Do you sing or play traditionally based music?
This annual event is for young performers of all styles of traditional or contemporary folk, roots or world music, whether you play traditional material or write your own. Categories are under 18 and 18-24.
There is no one Ďwinnerí, but itís a great day, a chance to get your music heard and loads of great opportunities are awarded to the most appropriate acts. In 2019, these included performance opportunities at, Upton-on-Severn, Leigh, Broadstairs, St Albans, Sidmouth, Bromyard, St Neots, Leigh, Gate to Southwell and Warwick Folk Festivals and at folk clubs, including Redbourn, Walthamstow, Chesham, Stockton, Norwich and Lewes.
To enter New Roots 2020, email your completed entry form in Word to firstname.lastname@example.org. In reply, you will receive an email telling you how to upload up to 15 minutes of your music. You can be included in a maximum of two entries.
Closing date January 31 2020
The final will take
place on April
26 2020 at Trestle Arts Base, Russet
Drive, St Albans. Performers short-listed by the judges, John Dipper,
Anna Tabbush, Valmai Goodyear and Andy Stafford, will be invited to take part. Further
information will be posted on this web site www.new-roots.org.uk as it becomes
available. For enquiries, email email@example.com or ring 01727 852111.