Fender launch search for singer/songwriting talent
Undiscovered acoustic singer-songwriters are being offered the chance to play at the prestigious Shepherd’s Bush Empire with Fender’s search for unsigned talent.
The Fender Unplugged Artist Of The Year competition will be hosted and compered by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens and is now accepting entries from solo singer/ songwriting guitarists aged 18 plus, via www.Fender.com. “We’re really excited to launch the Fender Unplugged Artist Of The Year competition,” says Fender EMEA’s Head Of Artist Relations Neil Whitcher, who will be one of the judging panel. “Fender has always been a supporter of new music, and we’re looking forward to giving a platform to UK singer-songwriter talent.”
The winner who makes it through the semi and final stages will get the chance to support Lucy Rose at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 3 November this year.