Goldie’s Band – By Royal Appointment ( Goldie, the drum and bass pioneer, DJ, graffiti artist and former BBC Two Maestro finalist, will be scouting raw musical talent across the country for his forthcoming TV series and will be taking his specially chosen group to perform at Buckingham Palace, in the presence of guest of honour Prince Harry, at the grand finale of his mentoring programme.
After a personal nationwide search, 12 young musicians will be invited to a three-day residential where they will be mentored by a team of industry experts including composer Guy Chambers, jazz artist Soweto Kinch and singer/songwriter Cerys Matthews.
After undergoing intense training the group, aged between 17 and 24, will attempt to stage a thrilling concert for an audience of special guests, including Prince Harry, at Buckingham Palace. The nature of the set and the individual contributions of the musicians to the concert will be determined during their time at two residencies.
Source: BBC Press Office