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NEXT BIG THING, THE

Last updated: 18-09-2017
NEXT BIG THING, THE

Basic Information

Area:
  • Norwich, Norfolk, Uk
Category:
Local Band Competitions
Opened/Closed:
2004 - PRESENT

Talent contest founded by the Easter Daily Press / Norwich Evening News (Archant) in 2004. The first event involved artists sending in demonstration records which were judged in-house. The finalists were released on a promotional compact disc with a live performance final being held at the UEA LCR.

 

Winners List (competition details below)

NBT1 2004: The Pistolas (Norwich)

NBT2 2005:

NBT3 2006: Rosalita (Hadleigh)

NBT4 2007: The Kabeedies (Norwich)

NBT5 2008: Ed Sheeran (??)

NBT6

NBT7

NBT8

 

NBT1 2004 Finalists

The Pistolas (Norwich) / Abyss (??) / Geoff Chapa (??) / DJ Oska (??) / Elis (??) / Aleah Morrison (??)

Will Overton (??) / Turnstone (??)

Final held at UEA LCR on Sunday 7 November also see Next Big Thing Compilations for CD track listings

 

NBT2 2005 Finalists

Cortez (Norwich) / Deltaville (Norwich) / Lalia (Norwich) / Le Tetsuo (Norwich) / Madmanmoon (??)

Overreal (Norwich) / Some Best Friend (??) /Cineclub (??)

Final held at UEA LCR on Sunday 20 November also see Next Big Thing Compilations for CD track listings

 

NBT3 2006 Finalists Rosalita (Hadleigh - Winners)

Finalists: Suggestions (Norwich) / Vanilla Kick (Eye) / Social Group (Eye) /Sam and Daisy (Eye)

The Rebecas (Norwich) / HellCat (Norwich) / Alex Sheppard (Norwich)

 

NBT4 2007 Finalists The Kabeedies (Norwich - Winners) (Best Drummer - Ant Hall of Fortune Rookie)

Finalists: Ten Ten Tackles (Norwich) / Icenis (??) / Rory Hill (Norwich) / Tom Cox (??) / Kabeedies (Norwich)

Graffiti Sun (??) / Fortune Rookie (Norwich) / Alex Carson (??)

The night began with a set from Rosalita, the winners of the previous competition

 

NBT5 2008 Ed Sheeran (?? - Winner)

 

NBT6 2009

 

NBT 2014

NBT 2015

NBT 2016

Semi Final 1 at OPEN - Sat 30/01/2016

Catnap & Claws / Lobster / Clyde Automation / The Beelips / Real Life Charm / Ben male / Savage Island

Semi Final 2 at OPEN - Sun 31/01/2016

Aplah / Maya Law / Young States / Happy Coloured Marbles / Midnight Zoo / Luke Peter Foster / Dazy Crown

Final at OPEN - ?? 05/03/2016

NBT 2017