Surface Unsigned Festival is proud to announce that after phenomenal growth and success in the event that it will be rebranded under a new name and image for 2011. The festival, which in 5 shorts years has grown from humble beginnings in Birmingham into the nation’s biggest national showcase of undiscovered talent, will be moving away from the ‘Unsigned’ moniker and opening itself up to further talent across the UK, Europe and beyond under the new name: Surface Festival – The International Festival for New Music.
In 2011 the Surface Festival will be staging 500 shows across 14 cities in the UK and Europe. Showcases will take place in London, Portsmouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea, Birmingham, Nottingham, Oxford, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow, Barcelona and Budapest. Sponsors and backers for the newly launched festival include music industry heavyweights such as Marshall, Ashdown, Zildjian, D’Addario, Tama, Last FM and Shure who are providing a showcase prize pool of over £100,000 worth of equipment, tools and support for aspiring new acts to really make a play for the big time!
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