Project LIVE

Artist Development Programme

Don’t miss exciting performances from our project live artists! They will be performing new music alongside a live band consisting of a guitarist, pianist and drummer.

Rescheduled Date – 20 August 2024, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Venue – 2Funky Music Cafe, 23A New Park Street, LE3 5NH

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Expect exhilarating live music performances by an aspiring line-up of Leicester(shire) artists.


  • Dani Matty
  • Manye Fi
  • Jake Thompson
  • Linzi
  • Rai
  • Sam Harris
  • Sariah
  • Sunsun Official

Artist’s part of our exciting development programme, will perform original, new material in collaboration with a live band, mentored by Musical Director Lisa Millett.

Caribbean Food will also be available to buy on the night.

Applications for our 2nd round of Project Live are now OPEN.

Project LIVE is a 4-month artist development programme with opportunities in performing, radio exposure, industry masterclasses, recording sessions, collaborations and more! 

FREE & open to singers & rappers from Leicester(shire), aged 18+, working across Black music styles (e.g. soul, hip hop, R&B, afrobeat, reggae).

Most promising artists are offered paid performances
(past have included: Riverside Festival & Abbey Park Bonfire Night).

8 places per programme

Runs Sept – Dec 2024, mainly weekly (evenings/weekends) @ 2Funky Music Café, 23A New Park St, Leicester LE3 5NH

APPLICATION DEADLINE – Friday 19th July 2024

Project LIVE is managed by 2Funky Arts and supported using public funding by Arts Council England.