Entry for T Break 2014 Now Open!By Sj.Cliff
Today Tennent’s Lager begin their nationwide search for Scotland’s freshest unsigned musical talent with the launch of T Break 2014. Tennent’s Lager have been supporting Scotland’s grassroots music scene through T Break since 1996, giving 16 unsigned artists each year, the chance to play the legendary T Break Stage at T in the Park .
Entry for T Break is now open and acts up and down Scotland can submit their demos for the chance to join Main Stage headliners and former T Break band Biffy Clyro on the T in the Park bill this year.
Tennent’s Lager passionately believe in supporting Scotland’s grassroots music scene and T Break offers an unrivalled opportunity for acts to showcase their material to industry experts and music fans alike on the biggest platform for emerging talent at T in the Park – the T Break Stage.
This year’s Friday headliners Biffy Clyro are testament to where this support can help lead to.
T Break’s judging panel consists of 14 of Scotland’s most influential music industry experts including promoters, bookers, artist managers, music business academics and members of the media. This team of music industry experts will listen to every demo submitted before handpicking the 16 acts to play the T Break Stage over the 11th – 13th July.
TL:DR – T Break 2014 – key dates
• March 3rd – annual call for demos
• March 31st – demo entry closes at midnight
• Early May – judging sessions take place
• Mid May – 16 bands selected to play the T Break Stage at T in the Park are announced
• July 11th -13th – T Break Stage at T in the Park
T Break are also delighted to announce their new partnership this year with Glasgow based multimedia music platform Tenement TV. Tenement TV are well known for their signature cinematic live sessions shot in a large tenement flat in Glasgow’s west end.
Their sets have showcased many up-and-coming and well established players in the Scottish music scene and beyond. Their online journalism and creative and topical content reaches an international audience, with their YouTube channel alone receiving over 1 million views since it began. T Break are extremely excited to work alongside Tenement TV to deliver all highlights for the T Break Stage this year.
T Break is open to musicians of all genres. To get involved entrants must be 18 or over, live in Scotland, and must be currently unsigned – full details on how to submit demos is available on their Facebook page and website and entries must be submitted before the deadline of midnight on Monday 31st March.
Tickets for T in the Park 2014 are now on sale and are available from ticketmaster and by calling 08444 999 990.
Tennent’s Lager will announce the line-up for the T Break Stage in May.