Roundhouse Rising 2014 Launches

New music and industry guidance...

One of London's most historic music venues, the Roundhouse is also committed to aiding new talent.

Each year, Roundhouse Rising gathers breaking talent for a series of special shows, alongside a number of workshops featuring top industry professionals.

Oli Kluczewski, Festival Producer: "Rising Festival 2014 is our biggest and boldest to date, showcasing even more fantastic new music than ever. We really want people to come to the festival, experience the building and discover something new, take part and be inspired. In addition to the all the great music, the programme features loads of practical advice sessions for emerging artists and young people looking to get ahead in the creative industries. The Roundhouse aims to make Rising an essential event on the festival calendar for anyone looking to break into the music business."

Opening on Thursday (February 20th), the line up breaks down as follows:

Thursday 20 February | 6pm | £8 + fees
Little Simz, Choc, Brother Moves On, Joel Baker, Cynikal, Ruby Goe, DJ Edott, Santino, Ophelia, Rayon Nelson, Whitney Williams, Juliyaa, DJ Oddi

Friday 21 February | 10.30am | £8 + fees
Generator: Tipping Point – Artist Development Masterclass Day
Guests include Big Life Management, BBC Introducing, BBC Radio 1, ITB, Spotify

Friday 21 February | 6pm | £8 + fees
Generator: Tipping Point Showcase: Blessa, Sophie Jamieson, Prides, Fé
Roundhouse presents: Raphaella, Grace Savage, ThisisDA, Sophie Blackburn, DJ Edott

Saturday 22 February | 11.30am | £8 + fees
Music Technology Workshops Day Live music from Fran Lobo, Urban Development Vocal Collective, Amarni Keller, Vulcan MC, Vanessa Gimenez, Jide Kuti, Saachi Sen, DJ Oddi, Rainer, Laekyn, Tim Exile (Live Performance Masterclass), The Energy, Mickey Lightfoot

Saturday 22 February | 6pm | £8 + fees
Mariam The Believer, Shift-Static, Phoenix Martins, Midnight Davis, Kirk Spencer, DJ Fauxlo, Cynikal, Jake Isaac, Cudroid

Saturday 22 February | 11.30pm | £8 + fees | Over 18s only
Letherette, Tim Exile (live & improvised show), Wildebeats, DJ Fauxlo

Sunday 23 February | 11.30am | £8 + fees
CMU:DIY – Getting Started In Music Day

Sunday 23 February | 4pm | £8 + fees
Artocker, Sexbeat Records & Roundhouse present: Fear Of Men, GAPS, Primitive Parts, Moon Gangs, Skinny Girl Diet, Hella Better Dancer, Shopping, Honningbarna, Youth Man Connect ZA presents: The Brother Moves On, Lazy Talk, Wildebeats, Kathryn Haggis

Ticket link.

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