St Helens band shortlisted for ‘Rising Act of the Year’ at regional music awards

A ST HELENS band has been shortlisted for a regional music award that celebrates native talent.

Alternative four-piece Polker have made it into the final eight bands nominated for ‘Rising Act of the Year’ on the Sound Music Awards in Liverpool.

Dedicated to the music scene in Merseyside, the awards show appears to rejoice the work and creativity that is involved inside the industry.

This contains recognition of the bands that take to the stage but also everything else behind the scenes, such as producers, promoters, photographers, writers, and venues.

Polker have been nominated for ‘Rising Act of the Year’

Despite only forming round a yr ago, Polker have gone from power to power in the local music scene.

Following the release of an EP ‘Over Words, Ever After’ earlier this 12 months, the band has performed headline gigs, together with a homecoming present on the Citadel, in addition to intimate acoustic reveals right across the North West.

They have made it to the ultimate eight in their Sound Music Award class through public votes and are up towards some “significantly talented” acts, the band stated.

St Helens Star: Maddie HaleMaddie Hale

Drummer Maddie Hale stated: “It feels unbelievable to be put on the shortlist at the Sound Music Awards.

“The purpose we’re on the shortlist is due to public votes, which is really heartwarming knowing that people have our again and needed to vote for us.”

Striving for fulfillment, Polker has more gigs pencilled in all 12 months long in addition to a new single ‘Slow Heal’ which is because of be released on Friday, September 30.

With a music video in addition, Maddie said the band is “really excited” for folks to hear their new launch after spending a very lengthy time perfecting it.

St Helens Star: Polker's new single 'Slow Heal' comes out on Friday, September 30Polker’s new single ‘Slow Heal’ comes out on Friday, September 30

After making the shortlist for the ‘Rising Act of the Year’, Polker want the general public to proceed voting to allow them to make the final 4 of the competition, with the winner selected by judges at the awards ceremony.

The Sound Music Awards will take place at Hangar 34, in the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool, on Thursday, November 3.

You can vote for Polker right here.


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