Make your radio and club DEBUT with RAVR

Welcome to DEBUT

What is DEBUT?

DEBUT is a community programme operated by Bournemouth based events and radio company RAVR designed to provide young local aspiring artists and DJ's the opportunity to make their DEBUT club and radio performances.

RAVR plays host to some of the biggest names in the UK electronic music scene with our regular live music events. Our weekly radio show RAVR Revolution on Hot Radio showcases the latest and greatest in Dubstep, Drum & Bass and everything in between.

The music industry can be a daunting prospect for those who have not yet had the opportunity to perform to a large audience. Every artist and performer remembers their first performance. At RAVR we believe in giving as many artists as possible their first chance to perform live in the club and on the radio.

How does DEBUT work?

Every RAVR event has at least one support slot for new artists and DJ's. Our weekly radio show on Hot Radio features a RAVR Rising Star segment, and a special guest mix. These slots are reserved to allow local talent the opportunity to shine.

When you apply to join the RAVR DEBUT programme, our close knit team of artists, DJ's and event organisers will review your application and see how we can best support your DEBUT opportunity. If you are successful, we will begin the process of including you at a future live event or radio show.

Am I ready to join DEBUT?

DEBUT is best suited to artists who are ready to release their music to the world, or take their bedroom DJ skills into the real world. If you are confident in what you do, then DEBUT is for you. If you are an artist who has not yet produced their own music, or a DJ that has not yet begun to DJ, you may not yet be eligible for DEBUT.

DEBUT offers you the chance to take your existing work to a larger audience. If you feel you are ready to step up, we want to hear from you!

What will it cost to join DEBUT?

DEBUT does not operate for profit. You will never be asked to spend money to join the DEBUT programme. The only thing you need is time and the desire to succeed! We will help you with the rest.

Eligibility Criteria

DEBUT is a local community scheme aimed towards young and upcoming talent. To take part in DEBUT you must be based within 30 miles of Bournemouth, Dorset. You must also be aged between 18 and 25, and be comfortable in your abilities to produce music or DJ. If you meet our eligibility criteria, a member of our team will review your application within 5 working days. Eligibility does not guarantee your admission to the programme.

Apply to join DEBUT

If you would like the opportunity to join the DEBUT programme, you must fill in an application form. You can fill in the form online by clicking the button below. Once your application has been received, we will aim to respond to you within 5 working days.