The awards and tour showcase the year’s most exciting emerging music talent and are renowned for giving the freshest new acts their first taste of national notoriety – past alumni include Arctic Monkeys, The Killers, Florence & The Machine, Crystal Castles, The Vaccines, The Maccabees and Bombay Bicycle Club.

As well as donating 50p from the sale of every ticket, raising over £40,000 to date, they even created an award for us; Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music. Past recipients of the award include The Specials, Pulp and The Cribs.