The Red Stripe Music Award
is described by many promoters as live music's answer to the Mercury Music Prize.
For the third year running, the Red Stripe Music Award 09 sponsored by Fender, Merc clothing, The Fly magazine and The Great cape - is offering emerging bands the opportunity to grab the attention of the music industry.
And with slots at three of the summer's major festivals including The Great Escape guaranteed for the winner, The Red Stripe Music Award is live music's answer to the Mercury Music Prize.
PLUS Merc Clothing as part of the Red Stripe Music Award
2009 Your Chronicle is giving one lucky reader the chance to win a Fender@ Road Worn guitar and some stylish Merc clothing.
FOUR Huddersfield bands are to battle it out in the town's heat of the UK-wide Red Stripe Music Award
FOR the third year running, the Red Stripe Music Award
09 is offering emerging bands the opportunity to grab the attention of the music industry, with three Scottish showcases confirmed on January 23 at the Box in Glasgow, Saturday, January 24 at Moshulu in Aberdeen and Saturday, January 24 at Cabaret Voltaire in Edinburgh.
The Chapel - the gig venue of The Parish pub on Kirkgate - will hold a heat of the Red Stripe Music Award
2008 on February 22.
FOR the fourth year running, the Red Stripe Music Awards
are supported by Last FM and they are offering emerging bands the opportunity to grab the attention of the music industry
You can also see the Red Stripe Music Awards
- featuring Sicknote, Calansho, Monday's Headline and Loci - tonight (pounds 5) and emerging metalheads Taint tomorrow (pounds 6).
THREE unsigned Coventry bands - Don't Move!, The Beard Museum and The Brendan Casey Band - have their sights set on stardom this Saturday when they perform at Taylor John's House in a bid to secure a place in the Red Stripe Music Awards
THE Red Stripe Music Awards
09 arrives in Cardiff next week and you could find yourself in next year's contest if you win this fantastic Fender@ Stratocaster guitar and kit yourself out in rock star clothes from Merc.
The Gravity Crisis, The Leonards, The Crooks and The Vehicles are performing at The Rainbow, Digbeth, for the chance to play in the final of the Red Stripe Music Awards