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Listen: Glastonbury Festival 2019 Emerging Talent Competition Finalists

 

Get to know the new talent competing for the sought-after opportunity to play at Glastonbury Festival as Winner of the Emerging Talent Competition.

The acts are: Che Lingo, iiola (Shannon Saunders), LIINES, Marie White, Roma Palace, Shunaji, Swimming Girls and YAMAYA. You can hear their entries on the playlist below.

The winners of the free-to-enter competition will also be awarded a £5,000 Talent Development prize from PRS Foundation to help take their songwriting and performing to the next level. Two runners-up will also each be awarded a £2,500 PRS Foundation Talent Development prize.

The eight acts were selected by Glastonbury judges from the longlist of 90 artists which was compiled by 30 of the UK’s best online music writers, who chose their selections from thousands of entries.

This year’s invite-only final will take place on Saturday 27 April, 2019.