FAC Joins Pirate Prodigy Programme
New Partnership with Pirate Studios Announced
FAC is proud to announce a new partnership with Pirate Studios. This relationship will see membership discounts and incredible artists featured on future Pirate Live streaming sessions.
To mark the partnership, Pirate Studios will offer special money-off credits towards all Pirate studios and facilities, across the UK, exclusively to FAC PRO members .
The FAC is providing all 10 finalists with free PRO FAC membership. Additionally three, top-industry artists and FAC Board Directors are to join the auspicious list of mentors and judges:
Sam Lee (Mercury-nominated and promoter of Nest Collective), Howard Jones (legendary pioneer of synthesiser music), Jeremy Pritchard (Everything Everything)
Fans cast over 35,000 votes in support of U.K’s best new emerging as Pirate Studios’ groundbreaking Prodigy Programme moves to the final phase.
Backed by influential chart hit-makers Kate Nash, Jon McClure and the teams behind Liam Gallagher, Charli XCX, The Libertines.
In just 14 days, thousands of fans have helped the U.K’s best new music talent power through the Pirate Studios Prodigy Programme to discover the UK’s top emerging acts.
10 bands were selected by public vote and music industry judges from 2000 entries.
The UK’s best new emerging acts have made it through to the final round for their chance to win everything they need to break in 2018.
“I’m so excited to be a part of this. What Pirate Studios are doing for the music scene is the most supportive/coolest thing I’ve seen in years! Get involved.” Kate Nash, Brit and NME Award Winner
Pirate Prodigy Programme
An incredible 2000 acts applied from across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland with the help of expert industry judges mentors and partners.
Now the top 10 acts are in Pirate’s London studios, creating a high quality live performance video.
Once in a lifetime opportunity
An Industry panel and the public will judge live performances before the final push where just 3 bands will stake a claim on the prize.
The winning acts will receive one-to-one mentoring and masterclasses that cover every aspect needed to help launch a career.
These artists will be given EVERYTHING they need to take their career to the next level.
Monday 30 th April – Wednesday 16 th May: The 10 finalists’ video performances will be judged by both the public and industry experts. The public will decide one act and the judges will pick two.
Friday 18 th May: The three winning acts are announced