MTV Presents... Spanking New Music Week
Were coming to Newcastle, Dublin and Birmingham with 2006s brightest hopes...
MTV is once again hitting the road for Spanking New Music Week, a trio of gigs around the UK showcasing some of the ones to watch in 2006.
This years Spanking New Music Week kicks-off in Newcastle on March 20, where MTV Hits will take over Northumbria University with the following hot pop acts: The Feeling, James Morrison, Professor Green and former Busted star Matt Willis. Dave Berry and Emma Griffiths will be your hosts on the night.
Next up is Dublin on March 22, where MTV Base will take over proceedings with the following R&B and hip-hop artists: J2K, Mpho Skeef, Rishi Rich, Fun*dmental 03 and the MOBO-winning enigma Sway. Trevor Nelsons your host for this one.
Finally, its over to Birmingham on March 24, where MTV2 will run things, with the following rock, alternative and indie outfits: Forward, Russia!, Larrikin Love, Fields, The On Offs and Libertines star Carl Barats new band Dirty Pretty Things. Your host for this one is a special guest.
Many Spanking New Music Week acts from previous years have since blossomed into giants, thanks to MTVs Spanking New foot-up. These include Bloc Party, Natasha Bedingfield, Kasabian, Editors, M.I.A and Mystery Jets.
Get yourself along to this years Spanking New nights to see some of 2006s big ones before they explode.
And watch this space for the lowdown on all this years performers.