With just a few hours left to apply, DJ and Radio presenter Chis Hawkins will be helping out choose the 20 bands that will go through to round 2 for Trashed Centre Stage.
As round 1 approaches closure, the response has been phenomenal. Thank you to everyone thats taken the time to apply and send your details.
Not applied yet? There is still time – get involved here and be in with a chance of getting your music pressed to 250 vinyls and play Kendal Calling 2019!
Round 1 closes tonight (Sunday 17th March closing at 7pm) Apply Now
Regularly heard on BBC6 Music, Chris presents Playlist programmes on Radio 2. He can frequently be heard on BBC Radio 5 live and regularly appears on BBC Breakfast TV, The BBC News Channel, and Channel 5.
Chris started his radio career as a teenager at BBC Radio Shropshire. He combined his studies at Nottingham University with work as a reporter at BBC Radio Nottingham. On graduating he remained at Radio Nottingham, presenting a mix of music and news programmes, before taking up a daily show at BBC GLR (now BBC London). He has been presenting on 6 Music since the station launched in 2002.
The 20 semi-finalists will be announced on Thursday 21st March.