Roundhouse Rising Festival – 2017 programme announced

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Roundhouse Rising Festival – 2017 programme announced

Now in its seventh year, Roundhouse Rising Festival is the Roundhouse's festival for new music taking place from Saturday 11th to Sunday 19th February 2017.
 
Following the resounding success of their 2016 event, Rising Festival 2017 will expand to nine days of live music from the industry's most exciting emerging talents, 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.

All tickets for Roundhouse Rising 2017 are available from: www.roundhouse.org.uk
 
ROUNDHOUSE RISING FESTIVAL 2017 – PROGRAMME OF EVENTS –

Saturday 11 February 2017
Live music from Catholic Action + Support TBC
Doors 7pm /Tickets £5 Early Bird, £8 general admission, £10 on the door
 
Sunday 12 February 2017
Welcome To Wonderland: The Experience – Live music from Little Simz & Friends in the Main Space plus Little Simz presents Emerging Artists on the Satellite Stage –
Doors TBC /Tickets £12 Early Bird, £17.50 general admission

Daytime: Urban Development Industry Takeover

Monday 13 February 2017
BBC introducing with Huw Stephens, live music from Vant + Zuzu + Isaiah Dreads
Free tickets can be won through the Roundhouse's ticket lottery

Tuesday 14 February 2017
Live music produced as part of the Festival Producers Project at the Roundhouse

Wednesday 15 February 2017
Springboard Live headlined by Edges (formerly Pocketclub) + support  from some of the best new music acts in Manchester, Bristol & Cambridge.

 Doors 7pm/ Tickets £5 Early Bird, £8 general admission, £10 on the door

Thursday 16 February
Rising Sounds album Launch
Doors 7pm / Tickets £5 Early Bird, £8 general admission, £10 on the door

Friday 17 February
Rising Soundclash featuring Boko! Boko!, S I S T E R, So Future, In Good Company + roundhouse's soundsystem collective
 Doors 7pm / Tickets £5 Early Bird, £8 general admission, £10 on the door

Saturday 18 February
Festival Producers day – young producers from the Roundhouse's Festival Producers project will takeover Rising with a day of panel/workshop events plus live music.

Sunday 19 February
Live music from Sumo Chiefs + KOKOROKO + support TBA  (Hip hop focused night)
Doors 7pm / Tickets £5 Early Bird, £8 general admission, £10 on the door

Daytime: Artist toolkit day, tickets £10
 
Tickets www.roundhouse.org.uk
0300 6789 222
Booking fees apply – see website for full details
 
Roundhouse Members Priority Booking – Wednesday 23 November 3pm
General Sale – Thursday 24 November 10am

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