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In the studio with: Metrodome

METRODOME (Ruud) is a DJ, musician and producer from Manchester with production credits on projects from APE CULT, Red Laser Records, Hyperdub, Room2 Records, LEVELZ, Estate Recordings, Blah Records and many more that have skipped my mind… We are offering 5 musicians the opportunity to get ‘In The Studio With: Metrodome’ to Produce, Write, Record, .. read more.

In The Studio With returns to Stockport in March for two years

In The Studio With music project returns to Stockport this March for two years with funding from Youth Music Ltd and support from Stockport Council. The project aims to engage young people living in deprived and disadvantaged areas of Stockport and Manchester to provide opportunities to aspiring musicians who are unable to afford private tuition, rehearsal .. read more.

#TheNorthWestProject Is Back At Stockport Art Gallery

#TheNorthWestProject is a evening of live music and arts curated by Rising Stars. The events are created to celebrate local talents and culture, create a networking platform for emerging talents with interactive workshops, open mic and live performances. The three part event kicks off on the 24th July at Stockport Art Gallery with Northern Shade, .. read more.


PIE RADIO XMAS SPECIAL FILMING FOR YOUTUBE To celebrate their first Christmas, Pie Radio will be filming a Christmas Special featuring homegrown talents ranging from musicians, DJs, spoken words artist to comedians for our YouTube channel. Filming will take place over 2 days; 7th December will feature live performances from JoHanna Alba, Two4Kay, Sarah De .. read more.


KALAKUTA: THE NEW MODERN AFRO BEAT We have teamed up with Emeka Elendu, leader of the Kalakuta band to bring you this wonderful experience at Inspire Cafe in Levensulme, Manchester on the 30th October. This event will conclude ‘In The Studio With’ Album tour across Manchester, we hope to see you all there. For more .. read more.

#TheNorthWestProject at Stockport Art Gallery

Stockport Art GalleryWellington Road South, Stockport SK3 8ABSaturday 12th September, 6pm – 10pmLive Performances By*** Jeramiah Ferrari | Young Blood | Sam Lacey*** Kyle Ferguson | Rising Stars Group #TheNorthWestProject Tickets: £3 ADV | £5 OTD For more info on the event Contact Rising Stars on 01619439716 | |

In The Studio With [Taster Sessions]

The next phase of ‘In The Studio With’ music project starts in June, and We Are Recruiting young people ages 13 – 18 year olds who are interested in working with established musicians and industry professionals.  Our team will be available to answer any question you might have about the project and assist you with .. read more.

#TheNorthWestProject Stockport Art Gallery

The North West Project is an evening of live music and art curated by Rising Stars.  The event will feature performances from some of the young people we have worked with over the last 2 months in Salford and Stockport through our ‘In The Studio With’ music project. Live performances by: The 2 5 6, .. read more.

In The Studio With: Z Dot

Are you an aspiring producer, singer or MC? Are you looking to take your music to the next level? Interested in working with a reputable and experienced producer? Z Dot will be ‘In The Studio With’ Rising Stars in Stockport / Manchester on Saturday 28th March and will work with 5 talented musicians to produce, .. read more.

In The Studio With: Rude Kid

Are you an aspiring producer, singer or MC? Are you looking to take your music to the next level? Interested in working with a reputable and experienced producer? Rude Kid will be ‘In The Studio With’ Rising Stars in Stockport / Manchester on Saturday 21st February and will work with 5 talented musicians to produce, .. read more.

In The Studio With [Music Project] Under 18s

In The Studio With starts Monday 2nd February in Stockport After months of planning, promotion and recruitment, we are happy to announce ‘In The Studio With’ music project with industry and professional musicians starts Monday 2nd of February in Stockport. The Under 18s stand of the project will run three times a week for 12 .. read more.

Rising Stars U17 Valentine’s Party

  #RSNWVALENTINESPARTY #RSNW  Facebook:  Skiddle:     

Big Local Coordinator Vacancy

Big Local Coordinator Vacancy A new position for a ‘Big Local Coordinator’ has become available in Brinnington.  The ideal candidate will be from Brinnington, or have a good knowledge of Brinnington.   KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES To provide administrative support to the Brinnington Big Local Steering Group, including servicing meetings and ensuring the smooth running of the .. read more.

Freelance Music Leader / Trainee Project Manager

Freelance Music Leader / Trainee Project Manager Contract duration: February – September 2015 [8 months with 3 months probation period.  Contract may be extended based on performance and further work]   Term: Freelance post, Approx. 3 Days per week, based in Stockport   Fee: £1,200 Per Month,  starting 2nd February 2015   Rising Star NW .. read more.

In The Studio With Returning in 2015

In The Studio With Returning in 2015 Following the success of ‘In The Studio With’ sessions that featured local young talents such as Young Jinx, Elizarae, Samurai Sam, Roosevelt, Pelumi, Sam Lacey and with support from established MCs and producers such as Blizzard, Slay, Tobi Sunmola, and Metrodome.  We are pleased to announce the sessions .. read more.

Trick or Treat Halloween Party

This will be the biggest Halloween Party in Manchester organised for and by young people. We have hired a selection of halloween decors to spook the club and create a great experience for you and your friend. No ID is needed for entry.  ▂ ▃ ▅ ★ MUSIC ★ ▅ ▃ ▂Hip-hop, RnB, Charts, Dance, .. read more.

Pie Radio Registration Form

Pie Radio Registration Form Loading… —–#PieRadioUK+ Follow: #PieRadioUK+ Like on Facebook – Instagram –   


FILM PRODUCTION TEAM OPPORTUNITY Rising Stars are recruiting creative volunteers to contribute content to our online channel. Successful candidates will develop creative and technical skills in film, journalism and broadcasting as well as gaining experience working in a collaborative and creative environment. You will work alongside the Director and Production Co-Ordinator to generate ideas and .. read more.


LAAMB | [ORIGINS] Origins: is a series of short films about new music and talents in the North West, presented by Rising Stars NW.  Last week we shopped for records and played ping pong with Manchester based duo LAAMB.  Find out what they said in the first episode of [Origins] ——- LAAMB: + SoundCloud – .. read more.


RISING STARS REP & STREET TEAM RECRUITMENT ARE YOU 14 – 21 YEARS OLD AND INTERESTED IN MUSIC, MEDIA, EVENTS, AND ART???? We are looking for enthusiastic, honest and energetic young people from Greater Manchester that will help us promote our events, workshops, and projects in their school, college, university, community and online via social .. read more.

We appreciate you

On behalf of our staff, volunteers and young people, we would like to ‘Thank You’ for the continual support you’ve given Rising Stars over the past few years.  Your presence at our events and projects, emails, comments, shares, likes and dislikes fuels everything we do. To show how much we appreciate you, we’ve designed a .. read more.

In The Studio With: Slay

‘In the studio with’ will give 5 young aspiring musicians age 13 – 19 years the opportunity of working with Slay and his producer K1 on the 26th July at Rubber Soul Studios to produce, write, and record a song. The song will be uploaded to the Rising Stars Soundcloud and promoted to our contact list.  A .. read more.

Open Studio

Open Studio We are converting Brinnington Youth Centre into a recording studio for three weeks in August – 2nd/9th/16th from 1pm to 3pm.  We are inviting musicians (singers, song writers, rappers, producers) ages 14 – 25 years old to come down and make use of the facility and work with some of our producers. Interested??? Send .. read more.

Music Works (Halton) Showcase

Music Works (Halton) Showcase  Rising Stars have spent the last 5 weeks at @CRMZ in Halton with 10 young people ages 11 – 16 on ‘Music Works Halton‘ project.  Participants were involved in various music activities including production, lyrics writing and rapping.  The workshops not only taught the young people about writing music but to .. read more.

Video Production Co-ordinator Opportunity

Video Production Co-ordinator Opportunity Rising Stars are looking for a Video Production Coordinator to shoot, edit, archive and manage in-house video content for our YouTube channel.  Applicants are required to have their own camera, editing software and be a proficient editor and camera operator. JOB TITLE:  Video Production Co-ordinator This is a part time post .. read more.

Exploration of Fashion & Graffiti Show

Exploration of Fashion & Exhibition (Part 1) Exploration of Fashion & Exhibition ft Brinny Boys (Part 2)

Music Works Halton

‘Music Works Halton’ is a 6 weeks music production, song writing and recording workshop for young people age 13 – 16 year olds living in and around Halton.  The workshops will run from CRMZ Studio for two hours every Tuesday starting 22nd April with a final performance on the 5th of June. We are encouraging .. read more.

Funky Roller Disco

Click HERE to order your ticket. Email: for more information.

In the studio with Blizzard

‘In the studio with Blizzard’ will give 5 young aspiring musicians age 13 – 19 years the opportunity of working with some of Manchester’s Rising Stars (vocalists, song writers, producers, rappers and DJs). 5 young musicians will be recruited every month and given 4 hours in the studio to produce, write, and record a song .. read more.

Sponsor a Rising Stars event

Sponsor a Block Party We held two summer ‘Block Party’ events last year in Stockport, one in June at Lancashire Hill (Stockport Central), another in Brinnington in July.  Both events were led by residents, young people, local DJs and artists who graced the stage with various performances from spoken words to back-to-back DJ sets. Summer .. read more.

Exploration of Fashion

Exploration of Fashion & Textiles ‘Exploration of Fashion’ is a three part workshop.  The workshops will focus textile printing and designs, tie dye, and cultural wears from African to Asian prints.  Participants can partake in the design and printing process.  The workshops will culminate to a fashion show on the 29th of March at Brinnington .. read more.

ITV and Media Trust offers 18 – 25 year olds opportunity of ‘Breaking Into News!’

What it’s all about? Media Trust and ITV News have partnered to launch Breaking Into News to offer 18-25 year olds the chance to be mentored by experienced broadcast journalists from the ITV newsroom in writing, reporting and production skills. The initiative is specifically designed to encourage diversity in broadcast journalism and to support young people from across the country .. read more.

Learning can be FUN

Put the FUN in learning Is your company, charity, organisation, or youth group delivering a sensitive workshop on issues such as Racism, Abuse, Bullying, Equality and diversity, Obesity, Stress?  It doesn’t have to be draining or boring!!!  Let Rising Stars help you SPICE THINGS UP. Rising Stars workshops are fun, engaging and inspirational for adults and young .. read more.

Corporate Social Responsibility

IS YOUR BUSINESS ACHIEVING ITS SOCIAL TARGETS If Corporate Social Responsibility was ever just a buzzword, that time is long gone. Consumers want more from the companies they support, and that means social engagement.  By supporting Rising Stars North West, you can give something real and vital back to the communities in your local area: .. read more.

Laura Roberts – Esther Martin UK

My name is Laura Roberts; I live locally in Bury where I run a social enterprise providing a service selling affordable clothing to elderly men and women who experience difficulty getting out and about.  With my mobile shop, I visit nursing/residential homes, sheltered accommodation, day centres, groups and lunch clubs selling through a unique ‘clothes .. read more.

Rising Stars delivers Arts Award

Rising Stars Arts Award Centre Rising Stars North West has been approved as an Arts Awards Centre delivering Bronze & Silver Awards to young people ages 11 – 25 in music, art, dance, media and events.  Arts Award is a great way of acknowledging young people’s participation in the arts, developing leadership skills and adding value to their .. read more.

Chill Out Zone

Chill Out Zone is a creative space for young people ages 7 – 19 to LEARN, PLAY, and GET ADVICE.  Activities will include workshops and events in music, dance, arts and craft, photography, film, fashion, homework and more. Each workshop will run for 2 hours and focus on Boosting confidence and self-esteem Improving musical, communication, .. read more.

Brinnington Block Party

Brinnington Block Party  Join us in Brinnington on the 2nd of August outside Brinnington library.  There will be performances from our music and dance groups, DJ sets, awards presentation, refreshments and BEATS SUMMER JAM CD giveaway!!!! #RSNW #MusicWorks #BlockParty

Lancashire Hill Block Party

Lancashire Hill Block Party You are invited to Block Party at Lancashire Hill this Thursday.  A celebratory event for young involved in the Central Beats project.   There will be lots of activities including live DJ sets, performance, food, face painting, crafts, dance workshop, and awards presentation. Invite everyone!             .. read more.

Music Works

Music Works A DJ-ing workshop for young people age 9 – 18 in living in Brinnington, Adswood and Bridge hall. Participants will learn the fundamentals of DJ-ing Beat matching, Creating a playlist, Equipment set up, functions Scratching, mixing, cross fading, and effects Receive a certificate of completion and a recording of their mix Food & .. read more.

Stockport Just Dance

Stockport Just Dance A dance and healthy eating project for young people age 6 – 13 living in and around stockport. Participants will be taught a series of dance routines and exercises culminating to a showcase in August. You can download a registration form from our website, local schools or contact a member of the Neighbourhood .. read more.