This week marks the launch of CirKT, a packed programme of music events, industry conferences, support packages for local venues, digital resources and a New Talent development programme, all taking place from August to November in Kingston.
The loss of venue spaces is one of the biggest problems facing London’s live music sector and CirKT has developed an ecosystem style approach to respond to this. Kingston Council was awarded The Mayor of London’s Cultural Impact Award, and CirKT has officially launched its four-month music programme with its final New Talent Call Out, seeking the best of London’s music talent.
An eclectic mix of artists have already been chosen, covering genres from rap to acoustic guitar. There are still more places available to receive once in a lifetime professional development, networking support and performance opportunities plus a bursary of £500.
Successful applicants will have the chance for their music to be heard by a stellar panel of music industry giants including: Novelist, Dave Maclean (Django Django), Chantelle Fiddy (music journalist and creative) and Tom Baker (Founder of Eat Your Own Ears and Field Day festival).
Meet CirKT’s first cohort of up-and-coming artists.
We are seeking dynamic new music talent to be of the CirKT programme. Deadline is 18 Aug 19.
Meet some of Kingston’s finest Venues supporting grassroots talent and new acts.