The Thirsty Scholar Festival, hosted in conjunction with the charity Help Musicians UK and sponsored by Talent Banq, will showcase a wealth of new ICMP talent and artists. 

Taking place on 24th March 2018, the event will see acts performing at two central London locations: The Thirsty Scholar and 229 The Venue.

The line up includes: Hayes & Y, Jack Found, Floral Schoppe, Projekt, Andrea Di Giovanni, Lavz, Dakota Sixx, Thibaut Bernier, Carl Orlander, Longy, Nuala, Mara Daniele, Cloudy Galvez, Isla Wolfe, Diamantina, Emma Rapp and The Trusted.

Dakota Sixx (pictured), a third year BA Creative Musicianship student at ICMP, said:

I’m so excited to be part of the Thirsty Scholar Fest, I think it's so important for up and coming musicians to be seen and heard and have the chance to reach out to new audiences! It's definitely giving new artists a fun and new platform to thrive from!"

Many acts are already making waves through appearances and plays on BBC Introducing, BBC Radio London, BBC 6 Music, Represent Radio, NME and BBC 1’s All Together Now. 

Listen to Dakota Sixx's new feature on Affiliate's 'Breathe'  recently played on BBC Introducing.

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