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RISING is back for the third year running!

RISING is a platform that showcases the very best in new music, whilst raising vital funds for War Child UK – the specialist charity for children affected by conflict. Created by London music promoters, Hot Vox, RISING has raised over £150,000 for War Child UK through gigs, showcases & live-streamed performances.

Now, RISING has evolved into a new, national fundraising competition, seeking out the best RISING talent and providing them with opportunities to push their career to the next level, all whilst raising awareness and vital funds for War Child UK.

RISING will see artists submit a live performance video filmed exclusively for War Child UK. Music fans will then be able to tune in from the comfort of their own homes whilst claiming creative rewards in return for their donations.

“War Child Rising is a brilliant opportunity to raise money for a wonderful organisation while at the same time giving artists a chance to perform in a high quality filmed studio environment. 

I’m really happy myself and the band got involved, it’s been great to be part of such a big fundraiser and also end up with something to share with your fans too. 

I was so buzzed to win and have the chance to play at Standon Calling. Get involved if you can!”

Later Youth (RISING 2022 Winner)

Rising Standon Calling Prize 2023

The Top 20 artists that raise the most money for War Child UK will have the opportunity to present their music to our expert panel of music industry professionals, which includes festival bookers, booking agents, producers, DJ’s, radio presenters and music journalists. The panel is tasked with choosing our winner, who will receive a HUGE stack of prizes including a festival slot at Standon Calling 2023 and their winning track pressed on limited edition 7” vinyl courtesy of War Child Records. There is also a recording session at Puzzle Factory Studios up for grabs!

Girl singing on stage

Take Part

If you would like to take part in RISING there are two ways to enter: Either come down to our studio location to film an exclusive 30 minute performance video with our team of professional videographers and engineers or submit your own specially recorded live performance video, under strict guidelines, to air on our fundraising platform.

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