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Band Directory

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.

BBC Introducing

Presents a wide range of content for new and unsigned musical talent, from the BBC. bbc_introducing

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. chartburst


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.

John Andrews

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. joinmyband


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.

Music - Do You Remember?

Discussion forum for everything to do with music from the 70's, 80's and 90's.

Official Charts Company

Home of the UK's official music and video charts, with archives and features. officialcharts

Official UK Air Guitar Championships

Offers an outline of the history of this air guitar event, with list of previous winners and information on how to take part.

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.

Record Store Day

Annual day celebrating the UK's independent record sector.

A collection of lists of "favourite albums and singles of the year" from a wide range of publications, current and extinct.

Solar Navigator's Music Index A-Z

Music portal A to Z of popular artists producers and recording studios.


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.

The United Kingdom Songwriting Contest

Nationwide songwriting competition for aspiring songwriters seeking to enter the professional British music industry.

Witney, Kate

Equally at home with folk and classical and experienced singing teacher.

The World of Kevin Daly

Looks at the life and career of Kevin Daly, record producer, writer and broadcaster.

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