Wednesday 16 January 2013, 10:48 | By

Glastonbury announces 2013 Emerging Talent Competition

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Entries for the 2013 Glastonbury Festival Emerging Talent Competition will open on Thursday, it has been announced. The winners will perform on the main stage at this year’s festival in June. Open to independent acts from the UK and Ireland, previous winners include The Subways, We Have Band and Treetop Flyers.

Entries will be accepted for one week from 9am tomorrow until 5pm on 24 Jan, via a form on the Glastonbury website. A longlist of 120 acts will then be drawn up by a team of 40 UK music bloggers, before being cut down to eight finalists by a panel of judges, including Michael and Emily Eavis. A winner will then be selected at a live final in Pilton, the village where Glastonbury is held, in April.

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