Do you bring the heat?

Are you a solo artist on the rise? Are you creating original music that you want to release? With the support of industry professionals you will be equipped with the tools to connect with the music business and progress as artists.

What will I get from this?

  • 3x full-day studio sessions at Pirate Studios
  • Pairing with a professional producer through Who Cares?
  • Live performance opportunities and rehearsal sessions supported by Team Love
  • Press shots, written biography and artwork
  • A place on the Songwriting & Recording development week
  • A place on the Music Business & Marketing development week
  • A place on the Live Industry & Performance development week

What we expect from you:

  • Already creating original, new music of a modern genre
  • Have a live performance element to your music which can be translated to the stage
  • Be open-minded to collaboration and willing to take on constructive feedback
  • Be aged 18-25, based in Bristol and have been a UK resident for the last 3 years
  • Possess a dedicated, responsible and serious attitude towards your professional and personal development
  • Be both committed and flexible to development work plans and timescales
  • Be punctual and available for 3x weeks between October 2019 – April 2020 (dates TBC)

What you can expect from us:

  • Respectful, supportive and professional working environment
  • Personable, fun and productive mentoring approach
  • Paid performance opportunities at professional venues
  • Industry quality facilities and safe service
  • Promotion and advocacy through Bristol Music Trust, Pirate Studios, Team Love and Who Cares? communication channel
  • Ongoing Alumni relationship after the project finishes

Apply Now:

Please fill out the form using the fields below. Once you have completed your submission you will be sent a confirmation email that we have received your application.

Key dates:

  • Closing date for applications is Weds 18th September 2019
  • Shortlisting will then take place with applicants being contacted with decisions by Fri 20th September 2019.
  • Informal interviews will be held on 27th September 2019
  • We welcome applications from all backgrounds
Contact Name (First & Surname)
Contact Email
Contact Phone Number
Artist/Act Name
Age of Artist(s) (must be 18-25)
Are you based in Bristol?
I am a Bristol-based artist
Links to music (Youtube, Soundcloud, Bandcamp etc)
Links to website (if applicable)
Links to social media (if applicable)
Please complete the artist/act bio below and answer the questions on experience and ambitions.

If you would prefer to submit a video answering these questions, rather than writing a response, please record and upload a video to YouTube and include an 'unlisted' video link below. (Unlisted YouTube videos are only viewable by those who have a URL link.)

Artist/Act Bio (max 300 words)
Do you have any live performance experience?
Do you have any studio recording experience?
Do you write/compose/produce your own music? (max 100 words)
What type of instruments or equipment do you use? (max 100 words)
What are currently doing musically? (max 100 words)
What are your musical development aims? (max 100 words)
How did you hear about this opportunity?

We reserve the right to accept or refuse any applications at our own discretion

For any enquiries or to request to submit an application in a different format then please contact us or 0117 204 7320