Funk It Up Thursdays

Yamaha Music London, 152-160 Wardour Street, London
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This event ended on Thursday 27th of June 2019


Venue Information

Yamaha Music London
Wardour Street, W1F 8YA

Nearest Stations

Tottenham Court Road 0.21 miles


Please note: as you will no doubt be aware COVID-19 is leading to many events being cancelled or postponed. Please check with the organisers of any event listed here to confirm it is going ahead as planned.

Yamaha Music London gets a Funk makeover this June. Yamaha Music London is searching for London’s funkiest act; whether you're a soloist, duo or band, we want you doing your funky thing with us. This June, we'll be showcasing the best new talent in our flagship London store and sending the best through to our grand final with the chance to win a prize that money can’t buy - a gig on stage for the coveted Sunday 6:15pm slot at Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2019 this July. You won’t even need to bring any instruments - we have everything you could possibly desire and it’s all at your disposal. #FunkItUpThursdays

There are two heats:
Heat 1: 13 June 2019 at 6.30pm
Heat 2: 20 June 2019 at 6.30pm
FINAL: 27 June 2019 at 6.30pm
Each heat will see 3 to 4 bands and artists competing for their place in the final
All musicians (including accompanists) will play on Yamaha instruments, chosen on the day
There’s no entry free for the audience. Friends and Family can come and offer their support for free.

Just send an email with the following information to [email protected]
Name and date of birth of artist/all band members
Band/artist name
Email address
Phone number
Social media links/names
A link to a YouTube or Vimeo video showing you or your band playing

Discover awesome new artists and music or come and support one of the bands taking part. Tickets are free but spaces are limited. Book online to avoid disappointment.

The nearest tube station to the Yamaha Music London store is Tottenham Court Road, which is on the Central Line and the Northern Line.
Leicester Square and Oxford Circus stations are also just a short walk from the store.


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