Monaco Bears win Route to Rhythms

A YOUNG indie band last night (Thursday) won over the Route to Rhythms panel and will perform to hundreds of music aficionados at Comet country’s best loved music festival this summer.

Monaco Bears will play on the BBC Introducing Stage at this year’s Rhythms of The World, hosted by Hitchin’s Priory, having being chosen above Mzukka World Music, Brian Storme, and Whiley’s Floating Castle.

Judges made up of influential figures in the local scene made the decision at the live final held at Club 85 last night.

The Route to Rhythms competition, sponsored by The Comet, saw dozens of acts enter but representatives from the festival whittled down the groups to the four who performed last night.

Rhythms of The World, held over the weekend of July 9 and 10, already has an amazing line-up featuring the best in international talent, more information is available from

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The Comet would like to thank North Hertfordshire College for sponsoring the Route to Rhythms competition.

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