Northampton's Roadmender to host 2012 Rock the House live finals with instrument giant Yamaha
As the closing date for entries for this years 'Rock The House' entries nears, Northampton's popular 'Roadmender' has been named as the host venue for the under-18 live finals to be held on 14th May.
The deadline for entries is 16th March so time is of the essence for bands to get entries in. Rock The House , launched in 2011 is proving to be a unique and innovative creative music programme organised by the Music Industry and Parliamentarians to showcase the very best of emerging and ( so far) unsigned British artists.
This year the competition expanded to include a new category- Under 18's, aimed at inspiring younger creative talent from the nations schools and colleges. Winners will be in line to pick up and award on the House of Commons terrace in May and receive vouchers for Yamaha music gear.
Don't let the title fool you, Rock The House is open to all genres and styles, Rock, Pop, Jazz, Urban - whatever your style it's all welcome. All aspiring entrants need to do to get their music and material noticed by the cream of the UK music industry and win vouchers for Yamaha music gear is to send entries to local constituency MP's before March 16th.
The scheme is supported by the big players of the UK music industry including Yamaha, Live Nation, UK Music, The Music Managers Forum, The Incorporated Society of Musicians and Future Publishing. Full details on how to enter can be found at http://www.rockthehouse2012.com.