Supported by local MPs and international rock stars
Wandsworth MP Jane Ellison is encouraging young
people across the borough to take part in this
year's Rock The House competition.
Rock The House was founded in Parliament, to raise
awareness of live music issues and supported by
Patrons including Brian May, Alice Cooper and
Bernie Marsden of Whitesnake.
The competition caters for two groups – one for
those under 19 (Best solo act under 19, Best band
under 19) and one for those entering the competition
for Best solo act, Best band, Best music video and
Best small venue.
Every MP is invited to nominate their favourite act
from each category in their constituency. A panel
of international music industry experts and musicians
will then determine the finalists who will compete
in a live ‘battle of the bands’.
The winners will receive some fantastic prizes including
equipment, masterclasses and expert seminars, while
some will also get the chance to play a live set on the
Terrace of the House of Commons in the evening at
the finale reception.
Jane said: “It would be fantastic if some of the young
people in Wandsworth could get involved in this competition
and hopefully go through to represent Wandsworth in the
"I know there is a lot of talent in the constituency
and I would urge those involved in music to go the
website www.rockthehousehoc.com to get details.
Applications must be submitted by 1 March 2013.”
Details will be sent to school and youth groups in the constituency.
February 5, 2012