Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival – Topman Unsigned Stage news

Unsigned bands get their chance to play at the UKs biggest festival

At this years Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival, the best unsigned bands from the Midlands and North will get the chance to play to over 70,000 festival goers thanks to Topman. Following the success of the Unsigned Stage at last years event, festival organisers Mean Fiddler are delighted to announce details of how bands can apply to win a place performing on the Topman Unsigned Stage at Bramham Park this summer.

Due to the immense pressure of bands looking to play the Norths only festival, Mean Fiddler last year decided to include a stage for the best unsigned talent. Hailed as one of the highlights of last years event, the chosen bands were selected from hundreds of demos. Emphasising Mean Fiddlers continued dedication to supporting bands from grass root level through to main stage triumph, the Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival organisers are delighted that the Unsigned Stage is returning this year even bigger and better.

Topman are a firm supporter of young talent both in music and fashion, giving new bands and artists the opportunity to play in Topman stores, at brand events and now on the Topman Unsigned Stage at this years Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival.

Demos can be handed in on CD format at the following selected Topman stores from June 19th:

Glasgow (Argyle Street)

Newcastle (Eldon Square)

Leeds (Briggate)

Sheffield (Fargate)

Liverpool (Church Street)

Manchester (Arndale Centre)

Nottingham (Victoria Centre)

Birmingham (Bullring)

Deadline for all entries is June 30th and selection will be announced July 17th.

www.leedsfestival.com
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