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Roundhouse Unsigned competition

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We are excited to announce Barking and Dagenham’s refreshed music competition open to original bands, singers and groups alike called 'Roundhouse Unsigned' in association with our Livewire music nights. We are looking for the next big rock band, an upcoming singer-songwriter or a fresh new group.

The final will take place on the concert stage at the Roundhouse Music Festival on Sunday 21 July with the overall winner performing to thousands of festival goers. The winner will also receive a £500 cash prize and more goodies.

Roundhouse Unsigned celebrates amazing local talent and the rich musical history of our borough and this venue that has seen world renowned acts perform centre stage including Queen, Elton John, Led Zepplin and Pink Floyd.

Coming up

Roundhouse Unsigned competition's
grande-finale

Join our finalists Last Pirates, Stone, Miss Jacqui, Idris Miles and Amy Bristowand discover who's the NEXT BIG THING on Sunday the 21 July at Roundhouse Music Festival!

The acts will perform from 12pm and the winner to be announced from 3:40pm.

Free for all to attend - no booking required.

Parsloes Park, 333 Ivyhouse Rd, Dagenham RM9 5SA

The finalists are:

Last Pirates, Stone, Miss Jacqui, Idris Miles and Amy Bristow

The judging panel will include Darren Rodwell Leader of the Council, Cllr Lynda Rice, Jamie from TEB, Tom Fowler and Linton Bennett.


Roundhouse Music Festival
is a tribute concert to celebrate the rich musical history of the Roundhouse pub, which has played host to some the world most famous rock bands.

This year, tribute acts play homage to The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Meat Loaf and rock through the ages with Protostereo.

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