BBC Essex Introducing
Lostaura formed in 2007 and have toured across the south east
Every Friday at 7pm BBC Essex Introducing brings you the top unsigned bands and artists from the county.
As well as the latest tracks and news from the county's scene, bands also get the chance to play live sessions.
Acts to have recently appeared live on the show include Cathouse, A Week of Summer, and Missing Andy.
Expect more of the same in 2010 as more bands queue up to showcase their sounds on the BBC Essex airwaves; find out which bands are appearing shortly.
Friday, 11 June
Redtrack have built up a loyal fan base after touring across the UK and Europe
Southend indie punk rockers,
join Mike & Ollie for a live session ahead of their single release on 21, June.
'Perfectly Fine Intellectual' is the first single since signing to the Fierce Panda label and has recently been played on
Saturday, 26 and Sunday, 27 June
BBC Introducing stage
Now in its fourth year, it is where The Ting Tings made their debut in 2007.
Keep checking back for announcements on the Introducing stage line-up. Will an Essex band make the bill?
Friday, 2 July
return with new tracks and a bigger sound than ever before.
The part Brighton, part Essex-based epic sounding band will shatter the airwaves with their stadium-sized sound.
Audio highlights from the Introducing stage at Glasto will also feature this week!
9, 10, 11 July
Live music from BBC Introducing continues as the Radio 1 team and a line-up of Introducing supported acts travel to Scotland for the almighty
T in the Park
Mike will be there too. Tune in to hear Mike in the thick of it!
Friday, 16 July
James plays everything on his tracks himself
joins the boys with his relaxed vibes - and without a band.
James plays everything on his tracks himself, with a combination of loops and sampling in a live performance.
As well as that, more audio highlights from the BBC Introducing stage at T in the Park 2010.
Saturday, 28 and Sunday, 29 August
Rockin' up on its last stop of the summer, BBC Introducing arrives at
(and Leeds!) for three days of rock and carnage from unsigned bands from around the UK.
Hear audio highlights on Friday, 3 September.
Bands to have appeared in session so far in 2010
Friday, 29 January:
Friday, 12 February:
Angry vs the Bear
Friday, 5 March: Mama's Gun
Friday, 12 March:
Friday, 26 March:
Friday, 2 April:
A Week of Summer
Friday, 30 April: