How do you fancy having your original work played to customers in our Whitley Bay store?
We're looking for several local musicians - solo artists and bands - who write and perform their own original material that would like to have their performances played in store through our speakers!
This is a great opportunity for you to get your name and sound out there to the folk of Whitley Bay and if they like what they hear, they may even buy your album or come and see you live.
Interested? Here's what we're after:
Band/Duo/Solo Artist based in the North East
All original tracks without any performance rights
Styles preferred - Pop, R&B, soft rock, electric, soul
Performances recorded to good quality MP3 or similar
You must be happy for us to play your music through our in-store music system and we can't stress enough that all tracks must be original without any copyright or performance restrictions.
What we'll give you:
We will play your music during our opening hours for an agreed period, alongside other local artists who may also be interested.
If you have a poster advertising yourself, we'll display this in store so people know who they're listening to and if you have any pre-recorded albums we will sell them on your behalf for a small commission fee.
We'll also mention you regularly via our website and social media platforms for no cost whatsoever.
Why are we doing this?
By now you'll know how much we LOVE supporting local talent - so far that has been local clothing labels and local lads who model for us, but we'd now like to extend that love by shouting about other talents that the north-east has. Plus it means that we don't have to pay a fortune every year to play copyright protected music in our store (hence why your tracks must be original and royalty free).
There is absolutely no catch here, we genuinely are keen to promote local talent (we might want a couple of free tickets to your next gig though).
I'm interested - what do I need to do?
Get in touch - email us via firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to your website and some clips of your performances. Please bear in mind that we're quite a small store so anything too heavy might not be suitable so don't be offended if we aren't able to use your tracks but we're willing to consider most styles and promise to seriously consider all interested parties.
Any questions, just drop us an email and we'll be in contact very soon.