CITY SHOWCASE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS IN OCTOBER
City Showcase: London 2012 celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The 5-day live music festival, supported by SongLink among others, will take place in central London and Soho between October 9th-13th. Since 2003, the growing list of alumni who've performed their first live gigs on a City Showcase stage include Amy Winehouse, Keane, Gabriella Cilmi, Razorlight, Laura Marling, Ray LaMontagne, Newton Faulkner, and Hot Chip. To mark its 10th anniversary year in style, the event will be hosting its biggest ever line-up of breaking acts at venues across London.
Alongside venues such as the 100 Club, The Borderline, Bar Rumba, The Phoenix, Pizza Express Jazz Club and the Purple Turtle, retail outlets such as the Apple Store, Ugg, Coast, Ted Baker, Brooks Brothers, Kirk Originals and 7 For All Mankind on Regent Street will be involved, along with a full programme of workshops, panels and seminars to complement the live music. This year the festival will also feature an electronic music programme at venues such as 93 Feet East and Café 1001.
Artists confirmed so far include Ash Graham (winner of City Showcase: New Zealand 2012), Mark Morriss (of The Bluetones), Lillian Todd Jones, Daniela Brooker, Josephine, Yellowwire, Magazine Gap, Big Cloud Kid, Fractures, Pink Cigar, Rev78, Floodliners, Shanel Brown, Robert Vincent, and many more. The opening party for City Showcase will be held at The Bedford in Balham on Tuesday 9th October, while the closing night party will take place at the Amersham Arms in Lewisham.
For full details please visit the City Showcase website: