Here is some news on this Friday's GIT Award show at LEAF for you today. Do read on…
"It has been a significant year for musical creativity and diversity on Merseyside and one standout act from the region will be recognised this coming Friday when the winner of the inaugural GIT Award 2012 will be revealed.
On Friday, April 27 the winner of The GIT Award 2012 will be announced at Leaf on Bold Street, where each of the shortlisted artists is expected to perform while being filmed exclusively by Mocha and Liverpool Football Club TV. Journalist and Goldblade musician John Robb will host the evening.
Since its launch at Liverpool Music Week???s closing party in November 2011 up until the closing date at the end of February 2012, the GIT Award received more than 380 entries. ??The shortlist was then decided by a judging panel comprising top names from Liverpool Football Club, NME, Vice Magazine, The Quietus and The Guardian alongside the cornerstones of the region's music scene ??? Getintothis, Bido Lito Magazine, Waxxx and EVOL. Now 6 months since its launch the time has come for the winner to be announced.
Ten of the 12 nominees will be performing on the night with exclusive new music and videos accompanying their display. Accompanying them will be a host of DJs including, Chew Disco (Emma Obong and Khalil West), Daniel Hunt (Ladytron) and Absense (Waxxx resident DJ). Milk Productions, on Bold Street, are also making a commemorative memento for each of the nominees.
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Howdy all, it's been a long time. We shouldn't have left you, without a strong rhyme to step to… no wait that was Rakim sorry.
Anyway, just wanted to let you know we'll be playing at this year's Rathole Roadshow on Friday May 11th at LEAF on Bold St in Liverpool. The best thing is this time it's completely FREE, yeah that's right, FREE ENTRY. Just come down and join the party. Bring your friends along, it's gonna be good. We'll be playing alongside some amazing acts such as The Corinthians, P'Chenga and Thom Morecroft.
The fun starts at 8pm and if you can't make it person you can watch online via – http://ratholeradio.org/live
You don't wanna miss it. Spread the word! Thank you
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