A great new live event has just kicked off which may be of interest to musicians in the UK. Meet & Jam have launched a series of UK-wide Jam Nights which will culminate in a grand finale at the 100 club in London. Three of the best will play at the event which will be attended by Island Records, Spinnup and PRS. The winner will receive a £5k development fund from Island Records. Read on for more info…
Meet & Jam has launched a series of UK-wide Jam Nights which will culminate in a Grand Finale at The 100 Club in London. They are on the hunt for the best jamming musicians AND original acts from across the UK.
From bands and solo artists to vocalists, guitarists, drummers and trombonists, everyone can apply to play at one of the 12 Meet & Jam Nights across the country between now and January. But it gets better….
The best of the bunch (3 original acts and up to 30 musicians) will be invited to play at The 100 Club on 21st January 2016 at an exclusive, industry packed event. Island Records, Spinnup, PRS & Jack Daniel’s will all be there and the prizes are BIG. The winning original act will receive a development deal with Island Records, whilst the runners up receive free PRS membership.
For the individual jamming musicians, the best in each instrument category will win a brand new instrument and be crowned the ‘Meet & Jam guitarist / bassist / drummer etc. for 2015.
Meet & Jam has quite simply reinvented the Jam Night, with carefully curated set lists and some jaw-dropping musicianship. Musicians come together to jam over a series of up to 20 covers throughout the night with three original acts carefully chosen to play in the middle of the evening. Dates are as follows:
MONDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER – HALF MOON, LONDON
FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER – HIFI CLUB, LEEDS
MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER – HALF MOON, PUTNEY
THURSDAY 15TH OCTOBER – THE NEST, BATH
THURSDAY 22ND OCTOBER – THE CELLAR, OXFORD
FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER – UNDERBELLY, HOXTON
MONDAY 2ND NOVEMBER – HALF MOON, PUTNEY
FRIDAY 13TH NOVEMBER, STUDIO 2, LIVERPOOL
FRIDAY 20TH NOVEMBER – UNDERBELLY, HOXTON
THURSDAY 26TH NOVEMBER – SOUP KITCHEN, MANCHESTER
THURSDAY 3RD DECEMBER – BLUE LAGOON, BRISTOL
MONDAY 7TH DECEMBER – HALF MOON, PUTNEY
Meet & Jam is a network of musicians and music-makers. They hold live nights across the UK – connecting musicians online and in the real world. For more information and to apply to play, go to meetandjam.com/nights