Dave Stewart launches contest to find support acts for UK tour
Story by Jack Foley
DAVE Stewart is looking for four solo artists to support him on his UK tour this September and is inviting musicians from the UK to enter the competition.
Four artists will be picked, one for each show on the tour, to perform a 30-minute set prior to Dave taking to the stage.
As well as the opportunity of being Stewart’s opening act, each winner will have a mentoring session with Dave in person before the show, which will continue via email afterwards.
The competition is open only to solo singer/songwriters and all entries must be original material.
Competition entries can be submitted through davestewart.com for the individual dates
All dates are September 2012…
The September tour dates mark the release of Stewart’s new solo album The Ringmaster General and include a special concert in his Sunderland hometown.
The tour is also special for being his first UK tur since 1996.
Commenting on the shows, Stewart said: “I’m excited to play live in England again. It’s been a long time, and to kick off in my hometown the day my new album is released will be a golden moment for me.”
Tickets cost £25-£27.50.