Win a slot on Splendour bill alongside Jess Glynne, UB40, Jamie Lawson and more

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The chance to perform in front of a 20,000 strong Splendour crowd at Wollaton Park is on offer for the unsigned act which wins this year’s Future Sound of Nottingham.

Organised by community project NUSIC, The Future Sound of Nottingham (FSN) will give one Nottinghamshire act the chance to perform the opening slot on the main stage at the festival on Saturday July 23.

Open to entrants now, the first round of FSN invites local bands and artists of all genres to send in demos.

The winning act will join Jess Glynne, The Human League, UB40, Jamie Lawson, Turin Brakes and more on the main stage.

Mark Del, of NUSIC, said: “The Future Sound of Nottingham presents Notts musicians with several huge opportunities. From playing Rock City’s main stage, a gig many have called ‘the best night of their lives’, to getting their music in front of industry people who can help them make a living doing what they love.”

Entries for the first round will close on Monday May 2, and finalists will be expected to battle it out on the main stage at Rock City on ­­Sunday June 19. Visit www.nusic.org.uk/fsn for more information.

Angelo Panzera

Angelo Panzera

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