Class Act



  • You or your act will OPEN THE SHOW at Rock Assembly on 7 May 2020.

  • Runners up will perform on the Futures Fair fringe stage in the morning.

  • A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform at London’s iconic Wembley Arena in front of an audience of 10,000.

  • Artists who have have performed at Rock Assembly include: The Vamps, Mabel, Example, Rizzle Kicks, Professor Green, WSTRN, Ella Eyre, Krept & Konan and many more!

  • The winning band will get the full star treatment, with their own dressing room, sound-check and media interviews. It doesn’t get bigger than this!

Check out last years’ winners, Kingdom featured on BBC London.



Having musical talent is not enough. Every artist or band needs to be able to promote, sell and market their music in order to get noticed. Having a clever business head and staying one step ahead of the competition will help you to stand out from the crowd. It’s not just about being a brilliant performer – this is all about teamwork.

To be a finalist, as well as being an absolute star act, we want to know how you and your team would set about marketing the release of your debut album. Upload your best video and complete the application form

This could include hiring a venue for an album launch party; using social media and networking sites to build excitement; generating publicity online and through local press; guerrilla marketing tactics such as free hand-outs or private gigs etc.

Take a look at how other bands have publicised their album launches and see how you could do it better. We want you to think hard about how you’re going to generate a buzz and get your music heard by the maximum amount of people.