Glastonbury's 'Emerging Talent Competition' are looking for unsigned acts from the UK and Ireland to play on the main stage at this year's festival. 

The closing date for submissions is Thursday 24th of January at 5pm and you can apply via the application form on

A panel of 40 music bloggers will compile a longlist of 120 acts, which will then be whittled down to a shortlist of eight artists by judges including Glastonbury organisers Michael and Emily Eavis. Live finals will then take place in April where the the winning act will be chosen.

Closer to home, Stendhal Festival have just opened their artists submission period, while Glasgowbury's is open to the end of the month.

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