New for 2015, Future Music is launching a songwriting competition to find the best songwriters in the UK.

The songwriting competition will provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to get their music heard by music industry professionals and potentially get signed by the likes of Warner, Sony and Universal Music.

With a London Grand […]

Institute Supports Global Guitar Competition

Mike Tillotson


The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance is pleased to announce that it will once again sponsor the amazing Guitar Idol Final.
Now in its 4th year the Final will take place at Electric Live as part of the London Acoustic Guitar Show at Olympia Conference Centre on Saturday 13th September 2014.
The 2014 competition began […]

Win 2 Tickets to Leeds Festival 2014

Rockschool have teamed up with the world famous Reading and Leeds festival to giveaway 2 weekend camping tickets to Leeds Festival 2014.

How are you fixed for summer 2014? Fancy seeing some of the biggest and best bands in the world? Look no further because Rockschool are offering one lucky winner the chance to win 2 […]

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly to judge Shure Songwriting Award 2014

It’s officially here, the launch of the Shure Songwriting Award 2014 in partnership with the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance and BASCA. We are really excited to announce that this year’s celebrity judge will be Sam Duckworth (Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly).
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly is the stage name of English artist Sam Duckworth. […]

Young Pop Star 2013 Competition

The 5th Annual Young Pop Star competition will be held on 26th August in Kingsbury, Aylesbury.  So, if you’re 19 or under and have what it takes, this is your chance to strut your stuff on a big stage with a professional sound system in front of a panel of music industry experts.  The judges […]