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Scratch My Progress 2023 / 2024 – Applications now open

A fully funded career development accelerator programme designed to help new musicians breakthrough in the music industry. Oh Yeah Music Centre Opens Applications For Career Development Accelerator Programme Scratch My Progress 2023 / 2024

Now Open for Applications

Scratch My Progress is the Oh Yeah Music Centre’s annual talent development scheme. Since 2010, 49 acts have benefited from the Scratch My Progress scheme, with Oh Yeah mentors dedicated to developing, supporting, signposting, nurturing and promoting local musical talent to international change makers. Applications are now open for the class of 2023/24 and we are expecting more applications than ever before given the sustained success of our alumnus including; 

–        Kitt Philippa who won ‘Album of the Year’ at the Northern Ireland Music Prize 2020 and has since signed a record deal with Paragon Records
–       Sasha Samara who won the ‘Contender’ award at the Northern Ireland Music Prize 2020
–       Gemma Bradley who is now the UK National Radio broadcaster for BBC Introducing…
–       Lemonade Shoelace who won the 2021 Vans Musicians Wanted competition and supported Yungblud in Mexico City
–       Riley Holland who achieved 10K+ spins on her single in 3-weeks !!!!
–        Problem Pattens who have been signed by Alcopop! Records and performed at The Great Escape 2023
–        Charlie Hanlon who has supported ASH and Pete Doherty

We are looking for the most dedicated emerging talents to harness the full opportunity of the scheme. Full details, guidelines and application form available on the following link;

Deadline for submissions is Friday 14th July @ 6pm !!

Scratch My Progress is made possible by the kind support of YouTube Music, PRS Foundation and Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson