Announces Support for Rock The House
Mike Weatherley MP is proud to announce Orange Amplification has
come on board as the latest supporter of Rock the House, the
parliamentary live music competition which supports the UK live
music industry and promotes the importance of intellectual property
The competition sees MPs nominate the best live musicians and
music venue from their constituencies. Now in its second year it
has become the single most participated-in Parliamentary
competition with a massive 165 MPs submitting nominations -
including the Prime Minister David Cameron and the Secretary of
State for Culture, Media & Sport, Jeremy Hunt.
The finalists will be announced on 23rd May, with the live
finals competition being held on 30th May in last years' joint
winner in the live music venue category, the Bedford in Balham.
Winners will be invited to play a live set on the terrace of the
House of Commons in the evening, which will see a full backline of
Commenting on the involvement of Orange Amplification Mike
Weatherley MP said "We're delighted to have Orange on board,
particularly with their strong British heritage dating back to the
60s with their products being used by international music
Cliff Cooper, CEO of Orange Amplification said "We are very
proud to be working with Mike in supporting the Rock The House
competition which is both raising the awareness of the live music
industry and also providing a superb platform to showcase the best
of upcoming British talent." Orange Amplification has just been
awarded for the third time in six years the Queens award for Award
for Enterprise: International Trade 2012.
With no shortage of Patronage from rock stars, a vast array of
priceless prizes and a finalists' judging panel that reads as the
who's who of the music industry, it is no surprise that Rock the
House has captured the imagination of MPs and musicians alike.