Local Music Live


"The future of British music is dependent on emerging talent"
Local Music Live is here to discover new music talent
in association with Howarth Timber

ARE YOU THE NEXT BIG THING?


We want to hear from you

Local Music Live brings together lots of UK radio stations who love their music LOCAL. Singers, musicians and bands have been loading up their audio, video, pictures, gigs and information and we’ve been working hard to spread the word far and wide. 

 

We're delighted to announce that Local Music Live is now a Sunday night radio show. From 1st October until Xmas Eve 2017 the show can be heard on five radio stations. These are Revolution 96.2 in Oldham, Rochdale and Tamside,  Mansfield 103.2 in Mansfield, Sutton  and Bolsover Bolton FM, Great Yorkshire Radio in North Yorkshire and Rhubarb Radoin Wakefield District and South Leeds. Click HERE to find out more.

“The future of British music is dependent on emerging talent, both in performance and business. Securing our future depends on the creation of optimum conditions to support young people to become musicians, songwriters, creative technicians and join over 39,000 others who now have jobs in the music business in the UK."

— Andy Heath, Chairman UK Music

THE 2017 FAVOURITE

Feliicia Eliza was our Judges Favourite in 2017. Click here for more on her and her music, together with the details of the five runners-up: Alex Hulme, Sophie Smith, For The Girl, Niamh and Frankie.

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Send us your audio, pictures and video and get discovered with Local Music Live!

Artists

Discover new artists in your area.

Stations Involved

Here's a list of all the radio stations around the country that are supporting Local Music Live

Branches

Here are the Howarth Timber branches, and the musicians closest to each of those branches

Industry Advice

Some useful insights from some well connected people in the music business.

Howarth Timber

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Recently added artists


The newest talent added to our website

Tom Holland & The Bad Habitz

Guitarist/guitar tutor/songwriter, currently looking to set up his own solo band

Alex Cavan

Singer / songwriter, mostly brought up in South Africa but will be based in Grantham

Cultures

Four piece band from Manchester

Tess Of The Circle

British independent rock music at its very best mixed with shades of grunge, folk and even flamenco

Fly No Flag

A four piece rock band drawing from different genres and influences to create a volatile alchemy of music.

Just John

Guitarist from Middleton in Manchester who's been writing and performing for the last two years.

August Tides

a three piece original rock band from Lincolnshire.

James Watt & The Avenues

Surf and rock’n’roll 3-piece, specialising in mainly in reverb-drenched instrumental songs

Dirty Laces

We are Dirty Laces from Manchester, we are a 5 piece original indie Rock & Roll band formed in January 2017. 

Brendan Cleary

21 year old singer/songwriter who's just finished a degree in Songwriting

5th Order

Local singer / songwriter

Hiatus

We are a 4 piece rock band from Rugby that have recently released our first EP - Aftermath.

Charlotte Evans

18 year old folk/pop singer songwriter and classical pianist drawing inspiration from Joni Mitchell, Jake Bugg, Birdy and The Eagles.

Fear The Fallen

Fear the Fallen formed in Darwen Lancashire 6 years ago. We have had some great opportunities as a band and and play at every opportunity.

Elastic Waste

a three-piece band originally from Liversedge, West Yorkshire. With Lewis Collinson smashing the guitar and vocals, Jason Collinson taking care of business on bass and vocals, and Matty Barrett rocking it out on the drums

Billy Sanders

18 year old singer songwriter from Barnsley

Suspicious Pigeons

An indie/classic rock influenced band, formed in late 2013, the four piece have been creating and performing music in and around Lincolnshire ever since.

Odall

Pendle lads Nick Wood (aged 16) & Kyle Worrall (aged 14) are regular performers at pubs, events, festivals and fundraisers across East Lancashire

Memorium

We are a York rock band that loves creating new music and having fun gigs in & around York.

Liz Cumberland - Lady Bird Jazz

I've been singing and playing the piano since I was at school. Music runs in my family. The first jazz record I ever heard was Billy Holiday and I was hooked after that.

For The Girl

Energetic Indie Pop Rock quintet from Nottingham bring their own pack of playing cards to the table with an eclectic amalgamation of five different genres

POLIPTIK

Their music is a mix of thoughtful rock, fuzz rock, progressive rock and everything in between

Vincent J Rigney

He's performed at countless venues as a solo act and with some very talented musicians whilst fronting live bands

Gone Savage

Original classic rock featuring ex members of Dare and Sweet Sin

Toni Sidgwick

Originally from the beautiful Shetland Islands and now based in County Durham

Late Night Legacy

A young, charismatic funk rock band based in Leeds joined forces in late 2015 with a mutual love for creating and playing original uplifting music

Sophie Smith

Singer from Mansfield who spends all her time writing her own music.

Filth

Four piece (made up from school friends) psychedelic rock band from Stoke-On-Trent

Fionas Run

we want to make 2018 even bigger for us and the fans by playing as many shows and festivals as possible in 2018 and performing new material

Fallen Child

a four-piece rock band from Weston-Super-Mare, who mix elements of grunge and alternative rock.

Brad Miller

A musician for the majority of my life, he started to take an interest in music when he was in Primary (2007).

KDM

KDM are an original South Yorkshire heavy rock band bringing together a wide variety of well-crafted songs with strong lyrical content.

Nic Evennett

Singer-songwriter from Ashford in Kent

Dog Coffee

He's spent the past two years playing as many shows as possible, gaining a name for both his songwriting and dynamic stage presence

Tom Buckley

Former lead singer of Dirty Brunswick now seeking solo pursuits

The Rogue Embers

A foot stomping, hand clapping, country and blues band playing a range of popular covers with their own added twist.

Niamh

2016 was an absolutely fabulous year for 14 year old Niamh. She was nominated for Best of British Unsigned Music Awards for her song ” Can’t Stand this anymore” which achieved runner-up with public voting

Joe Gallagher

An acoustic singer/songwriter from Mansfield who writes songs from the heart

Dark Horse

Haze-pop and lush vocals from Wakefield

The Toy Trains

They fuse elements of indie, grunge and psychedelia but have all the swing and swagger of the best fifty’s rock n’ roll.

John Lynwood

We write, produce and record all our material in a 24 track home studio in Old Blidworth.

Those Who Knew

Born out of Nottinghamshire, Those Who Knew were formed at the start of 2015

The Turnarounds

As well as being a successfully function band they write, record and play original music mixing Americana-style rock with layered harmonies to create something truly unique.

Family Of Noise

The band cite their main influences from the post punk movement in the late 70's / early 80's

Darrell Smith

Singer songwriter from Darwen, Lancashire. I am also the lead singer of various bands of differing genres

Kris Evans

Kris Evans is an up and coming Urban music act from Manchester

English Outback

Four man indie rock band, been around a few years, and we are back doing what we love doing (playing music).

The Switch

Super busy Pendle school lads in “The Switch” will entertain with a variety of modern covers mixed in with a few original tracks written by the band.

Raggedy Rooster and the Tailfeathers

Duo / trio from Ramsbottom who play all their original songs

The Blue Collars

We are a band from Stoke on Trent and love to write music about failed relationships, living in Stoke on Trent, nights out with friends and anything that usually makes us smile.

Alex Hulme

Everyone’s favourite odd sock wearing, singer and loop maker has received plaudits from Paul McCartney, Billy Ocean and Janice Long

Luna Rosa

An Alternative/Psych/Indie four piece hailing from Corby

Dave W. Mac

Retired electronics engineer who has been writing songs in the Folk, Country, Blues, Political and humour vein for many years.

Puppet Theory

Indie rock band formed in Manchester in December 2015 by guitarist Johnny Hearldon

Andy Roberts

Andy has played venues around the country performing acoustic or with accompaniment, astounding audiences with his energetic delivery and stage presence.

SkyFlood

Four piece alternative rock band from Corby that first formed back in November 2016

KOSMONAUTS

Four ordinary lads from Manchester who met online back in 2015 and been together writing music ever since

Low Focus

An upcoming originals band from Scarborough, their music is all centred around their lyrics

Feliicia Eliza

Singer / songwriter playing country infused pop, she has both Danish and English blood running through her veins

Saints Among Us

A female fronted alternative rock band from Doncaster

Steve Warwick

A unique mixture of guitar based (electric and acoustic) blistering, seductive melodic bluesy grooves, laced with mean, moody, meaningful lyrics.

Becky Langan

A percussive fingerstyle guitarist who employs a combination of extended techniques that explore the outermost reaches of the acoustic guitar

District

Our love for music, our passion to entertain and our drive to succeed is what brought us all together as we are a quirky mix of age, personality and sex!

Joe Mirelli

22 year old rap artist, producer and guitarist

Two Tone Rust

an up and coming band from North Yorkshire

New Road Kings

A three piece Indie/Alternative band from Sheffield/Barnsley. Expect catchy riffs, memorable vocals and the occasional face melting solo.

The Working Man

A five piece band that to class as one particular genre would be insulting, merging elements of rock, metal, flamenco, prog, folk and more

The Siknotes

An up-tempo, DIY 4 piece party punk band from Grimsby, UK. Est. 1999

Exist The Fall

Four piece hard rock band drawing their influence from classic rock with sizzling guitar solos with melodic yet grunge style tones.

Ryan Fox

A roots/folk singer-songwriter from Kent.

Resonance

We met in college and have been an active band for just over a year. We’ve supported Scouting For Girls, Reverand and The Makers and The Brew.

Frankie

Frankie is a 14 year old multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter. Her first single was played on BBC introducing in April and she is well on the way to producing her first album of originals.

Just a few example of industry advice from Local Music Live


Emma Scott

Owner of Pluggin' Baby

Carl Heyes

Director of Redwall Studios

Sally Keys

some excellent advice from the Content Manager of a music learning website.

John Mayoh

Owner of John Mayoh Events

John McLaughlin

Owner of JM Songs

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