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NTS Work In Progress

One Year
Artist Development


2nd May 2021
23:59 (UK TIME)

The opportunity:

NTS Work in Progress (NTS WIP) is open and taking applications from artists or bands to be part of NTS WIP 2021.

NTS WIP aims to support artists from all backgrounds and across all genres globally – anything from R&B through to traditional folk, ambient improvisations, garage punk or rap.

NTS WIP 2021 will take 6 artists to the next stage of their careers.

Selected NTS WIP artists will receive the following:

How to apply:

  • NTS WIP is open to applications from Monday 12th April

  • All applications must be made through our application portal. The deadline for submitting your application is 23:59 (UK time) on Sunday 2nd May

  • We expect this to be popular, so we cannot accept late or incomplete applications.

  • If any potential applicants have accessibility needs and would like some assistance completing the application, we are here to help - please email us at wip@ntslive.co.uk.

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Selection Progress:

The NTS team alongside Philipp Maiburg and Michael Leuffen (Carhartt WIP) will be selecting 6 artists or bands. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed remotely in June 2021. Selected artists will be announced in July 2021

Due to the volume of applications we expect to receive, we are unable to offer feedback on unsuccessful applications.

Check out what happened on NTS WIP in 2019 and 2020:

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