UK: Now in its seventh year, Roundhouse Rising is the eponymous, London based venue’s festival for new music, taking place from February 11 – 19.
Following the resounding success of its 2016 event, Roundhouse Rising will expand to nine days of live music from the industry’s most exciting emerging talent, plus a wide-ranging selection of industry panels, workshops, demos and talks for those seeking a route into the music industry.
Rising Festival has paved the way for successful young artists like Prides, Eliza and the Bear, Jacob Banks, The Magic Gang, Hooton Tennis Club, Pretty Vicious and many more. For the first time ever, Roundhouse Rising will celebrate the success of its alumni with a headline show in the Roundhouse’s iconic Main Space from rapper Little Simz, who started her journey in the Roundhouse Studios.
Further highlights include an evening hosted by BBC Music Introducing, the album launch for Rising Sounds 2017, performances from Glaswegian four-piece Catholic Action, afrobeat artist and MOBO nominee Mista Silva, Roundhouse Resident Artists on-the-rise Edges, and hip hop collective SumoChief, plus a clubnight bringing together tastemakers from around the globe for a DJ soundsystem soundclash.
The carefully curated content, low ticket prices and intimate environment provides a rare opportunity for those seeking a career in music to gain insight and training from some of the industry’s leading figures.