Last week to enter Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition
As Delphic say they 'really, really want to play' the event this year
Yee-Cay Huang - 19 January 2010
East Londoners, My Luminaries have already been chosen
to play the Queen's Head Stage through the competition.
“With their heady mix of great melody lines and infectious hooks, it sounds like My Luminaries have the coolest record collection ever,” said Dave Henderson, producer of the Queen's Head Stage, before adding that he was, “looking forward to seeing them at the festival.”
Bands are judged by music experts from the festival (Michael and Emily Eavis), BBC Radio One (Huw Stephens), and Q Magazine (Paul Rees).
Judges pick 11 of the finalists and ten runner-ups which will battle it out in a public vote for the precious 12 spot. The final 12 will all perform at the finals in Pilton.
Entry requirements are that performers must not be signed to a major label and is based in UK or Ireland. To enter, upload two tracks HERE. The upload section of the site is open until 25 January 2010.
Each entry costs £11.95, which covers the running costs of the competition and the event finals. The live finals will be held at the end of March 2010.
In other Glastonbury news, rising stars Delphic have admitted that they’d relish the chance to perform at this year’s event.
Speaking to Gigwise, singer James Cook said: “I grew up going to Glastonbury and we didn’t get to play there last year so I really, really want to play there this year.”
Muse and Radiohead are still rumoured for the 40th anniversary of the festival along with a host of other acts.
Click here to see the latest Glastonbury rumours.
Glastonbury Festival 2010 will take place at Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset from 23-27 June.
Tickets to the event have completely sold out but there will be a number of returns from 5 April.