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Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition reveals 8 shortlisted acts

Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition reveals 8 shortlisted acts


Nialler9 has participated in Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition for several years now. The competition, open to everyone allows new bands to win a slot at the coveted festival by applying to the list.

Judges from publications including ours then trawl through 160 songs plus each, marking each one and picking three to go forward to the next stage. Our list this year included Rebel Phoenix, Paige Bea and Marie White, who we are delighted to say has made it to the final list of 8 acts, which will go on to perform at the invite-only final on Saturday 27 April, 2019 at Pilton Working Men’s Club with the winner to be decided by Glasto bookers.

The winners of the free-to-enter competition will also be awarded a £5,000 Talent Development prize from PRS Foundation to help take their songwriting and performing to the next level. Two runners-up will also each be awarded a £2,500 PRS Foundation Talent Development prize.

The final list is:

Che Lingo // Gigwise
iiola //The Line of Best Fit
LIINES // Drowned in Sound
Marie White // Nialler9
Roma Palace // Neon Filler
Shunaji // The Line of Best Fit
Swimming Girls // It’s All Indie
YAMAYA // Crack Magazine

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