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LIVE AT THE BEDFORD PRESENTS: WIGWAM AWARDS
This evenings special presentation is by invitation only, Radio WIGWAM, the online radio station that champions ‘under the radar’ musicians, will celebrate the wealth of emerging talent that is currently out there with their 7th annual awards. Organised in association with JAMMA, the WIGWAM Awards, In total, 15 awards will be given out at the event. These will cover an expansive range of different genres – from: Indie-Pop through to Electro, and Alternative Rock through to Folk. There will also be Best Male, Best Female, and Best Band categories for UK acts, accompanied by equivalents for International acts too. A full list of the nominees can be accessed here.
WIGWAM is an online radio station with a real purpose. It isn’t about core demographics, approved playlists or hidden agendas – it’s about playing good quality music and providing a platform for up-and-coming talent from across the globe. As well as a packed roster of shows, the station also conducts video interviews, hosts live performance sessions, and runs an annual awards ceremony. In addition to a rapidly growing international audience, it has also built up a strong social media following, learn more by clicking this link.
Jamma has over 30 years’ combined passion for live music and discovering new talent, Jamma was built to help answer the question on every musician’s mind: how do I become a more successful independent artist? Jamma helps independent artists become more successful by giving them exposure to new audiences, providing more physical and digital gig opportunities and helping them to earn the money they deserve.
We also help artists connect with each other for collaborative work so if independent artists are looking for a remix, some production or a live gig – we got them covered! We believe that an artist should be paid 100% of their hard-earned money, so we never take commission. Jamma also has a network of venue and brand partners who offer exclusive offers and discounts to registered artists, learn more by clicking this link.
BONNIE AND THE JETS
Bonnie and the Jets has forged their musical aesthetic in the authentic and melodic landscape of the 1960s and 70s. With honest and dreamy lyrics that maneuvre in and out of the traditions of the blues, soul, mysterious pop and rock, front person and songwriter Caroline Bonnet, together with producer, arranger and gunslinging guitarist Dagfin Hjorth Hovind, has created a sound that is unique and distinctive. In addition to drumming, Eiliv Sagrusten has been responsible for the mixing of the band’s debut album. Well-known musicians Kristian Wentzel (keyboards) & Johanna Dahl Bryne (backing vocals) round out the jets and combined the band is destined to taking off at high speeds!
The band has conceived and named their own genre ‘soul-rock’. With her vocal prowess and phrasing ability, vocalist Caroline Bonnet has roused and excited even the most jaded of the Norwegian music industry’s observer.
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Sonic Whip is a Dutch alternative hard rock band that was founded in 2018 by brothers Meryn and Florian Bevelander & Kevin Clerence on the bass. the combination of heavy riffs, hard-hitting drums and polyphonic lead vocals pays comparison to Alice in Chains, Soundgarden & Foo Fighters at their loudest. The overall sound is noticeably more cheerful with stubborn stoner riffs reminiscent of Queens of the Stone Age. Their self-released debut album “Triskelion” is a masterpiece of a debut cementing their status as one of the hottest, if not the hottest new band to come out of the Netherlands. Their track “Space” was named runner-up in the Best Song category at the Radio Wigwam Awards 2022.
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Indifferentmonkey were formed by songwriter/producer joe lowe. Over the last 18 months the band have developed their own ‘original sound’ . Inspired by many. They copy no-one. The end result of their recordings draw on all sorts of elements and create that unmistakable sound of “indifferentmonkey”. The band’s debut album “love & peace” came out on the 3rd feb 2023. The next album is already halfway there. (working title “you are the indiffferentmonkey”). More recently indifferentmonkey were headliners at diva fest with feeder and also headlined at the iconic amersham arms in london. In january 23 the band were the winners of the “best band in 2022” at the radio wigwam awards at a live ceremony held in london. The band have featured a number of times on Reverbnation’s homepage due to rave reviews for various releases.
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WHO ATE ALL THE CRAYONS
Drawing influence from the likes of Rainbow Kitten Surprise, The Howl and the Hum, and Mumford and Sons.
Berkshire based folk-rock band ‘Who ate all the crayons’ incorporate infectious melodies wringing with emotion, ear-worm hooks, and anthemic vocals.