These 6 finalists now go on to play the Rising Final at iconic music venue the Dublin Castle in Camden Town, on Wednesday 1st July.
They will perform in front of music industry panel including Phil Alexander (Mojo), Molly O’Brien (Beggars Banquet Publishing), Michael McClatchey (Moshi Moshi), Claire Reilly (The Agency Group), Jack Shankly (Domino Records) and Green Man's Ben Coleman. The winning act will open our glorious Mountain Stage at our now-sold-out Green Man 2015, performing in front of a potential 10,000 people and on the same bill as Hot Chip, Super Furry Animals and St Vincent!
Click attending on our Facebook event page for more information on the Rising Final, we would love to see you there!
These six acts were hand-picked from over 800 artists by a select group of our favourite tastemakers, blogs and music websites including CMJ Music Marathon, SXSW, The 405, Gold Flake Paint, Too Many Blogs, Dots and Dashes, Shiny Shiny New, Folk Radio, A Sound Reaction, Mahogany and Mad Mackerel. A huge thank you to everyone on our panel for their help!
We’d also like to thank everyone that entered Green Man Rising 2015 and for making it such a strong year. There was some incredible music submitted!
See you at the Dublin Castle!
ps - Sink your teeth into this playlist of our 2015 Rising finalists! https://soundcloud.com/greenma.../sets/green-man-rising-2015
A big thank you to everyone who snapped theirs up today!
Wow!! What an incredible FIFTEENTH birthday that was.. Our hearts are full of love and we're so thankful to you for making this weekend the most special, unforgetable weekend ever.
Back of Beyond makes a triumphant return at Green Man 2017 with an incendiary assortment of dance, circus and performing arts. This year, the area is located in the alluring shadows of the Green Man, awakening the lively spirit of the Black Mountains with a rambunctious roster of legend-themed performance.
As well as being the year of our 15th birthday (!!!), 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of Green Man Rising: our annual showdown between the best unsigned acts in the UK. ️
We're often asked what the Settlement is all about.. Here's a beautiful film shot during last year's Settler's Pass to give you a good idea!
Our fabulous fifteenth birthday marks our earliest ever sell out! We’re chuffed that so many of you lovely festival folk will be joining us to celebrate in the beautiful black mountains.