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BurySOUND Final

March 20

Competing Artists:
The winners of Heats 1-5

Special guest headliner:
GABBY RIVERS (winner of BurySOUND 2019)

Established in 1998 by St Edmundsbury Borough Council’s Youth and Community Development Officer Jackie Smith and local promoter Paul Johnson, BurySOUND is one of East Anglia’s best-known and longest-running band competitions, endeavouring each year to discover, nurture and promote up-and-coming musical talent. Many musicians and acts who’ve previously been part of BurySOUND – as competitors or guest headliners – have gone on to achieve great things: alumni include GAFFA TAPE SANDY, BESSIE TURNER, MISS BLACK AMERICA, TUNDRA, SHE MAKES WAR, SAM EAGLE, SUN SCREAM and LEWIS MOKLER (aka HUNTAR).

The winner of BurySOUND 2019, GABBY RIVERS, has since gone on to play several high-profile shows and festivals (including a headline slot at Latitude Festival) and has been heavily championed by BBC Music Introducing in Suffolk.


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The Apex
Arc Shopping Centre
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom
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01284 758 000


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