Provides a directory of bands across the UK who are available to play at functions and events.
Bandcamp United Kingdom
British bands and artists making their music available directly to the fans; includes a guide to using the site for performers.
Presents a wide range of content for new and unsigned musical talent, from the BBC.
BBC Music: Introducing...
BBC portal which promotes and supports undiscovered and unsigned music talent. Includes advice, showcase and information about how to upload your music and potentially be invited to record a live session at Maida Vale studios.
The Big Sing
UK-wide singing project, inspiring people to get singing, enjoy the health and wellbeing benefits it brings, and have fun.
British Council Music
Works with the organisation's global network of arts managers and partners to plan, resource, deliver and evaluate high-impact arts projects involving professional artists and organisations from the UK.
Helps new artists get record contracts by allowing users to vote for them, with the top tracks each month submitted to major record companies for feedback and consideration.
A searchable database of UK Top 40 Hits from the 1950s to the present. Also includes a collection of record breakers and trivia.
The Guardian: UK Bands
Highlights the UK's top 40 music bands with brief profiles and links to their sites where available.
Conductor whose repertoire runs the full gamut of opera, choral and orchestral music.
Join My Band
Provides a free classified ad service to musicians seeking work and bands seeking band members.
Provides a service for musicians with wanted classifieds.
A searchable database of bands and venues with gig dates.
Offers a library of sheet music (using the Scorch plug-in), and MIDI and MP3 files of classical and traditional music; also contains a library of resources about classical and film composers and their music.
Monty Python's Spamalot
Showcases this musical, loosely based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and written by Eric Idle and John du Prez. Includes cast and creative profiles, tour dates, photo galleries, news and reviews.
Online music community dedicated to the discovery and promotion of new music and emerging bands.
Open Mic UK
A national music competition for singers, songwriters, rappers and solo artists to showcase their music and get signed; includes details of auditions, regional finals, and the national grand final event.
Inspires people to volunteer by producing concerts for tickets are paid for by volunteer work within their local community; describes their scheme, how to get involved, and their gig calendar.
A collection of lists of "favourite albums and singles of the year" from a wide range of publications, current and extinct.
Allows users to track artists, venues and festivals across the UK, as well as share memorabilia and thoughts via social networking features.
Sound of 2013
Annual search for the hottest new talent set to make waves in 2013, hosted by the BBC.
Latest music news and reviews, along with music videos and galleries, plus band features, festivals, concert tickets, and competitions.
Equally at home with folk and classical and experienced singing teacher.