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The next Expertise Rocks! is on Wednesday 28th November 2018…

Following in the footsteps of such events as Law Rocks, Expertise Rocks takes place at The Water Rats. Bands formed of experts in their various fields will battle it out again in November, demonstrating their excellence on the stage to a panel of illustrious judges, and a sell-out audience.

Doors open at 6.45pm followed by the battle from 7.15pm. Each band plays a set of their choosing, usually covers. Bands are judged on performance, musicianship, entertainment, and all the skills that go to make up a good band. At the end of the night the winner is decided, and takes home the title of Expertise Rocks! Band of 2018!

This year, the main charity we will be raising money for is The London Legal Support Trust. The London Legal Support Trust works to support law centres and legal advice agencies in London and the South East by providing them with grant funding alongside other forms of support.

Don’t forget to check the raffle page for all the prizes which will be on offer.


2018 Judging Panel…

  • Anthony Carroll – Front man for one of the leading NuMetal groups in the UK, Anthony’s an old hand at this. His band have even been reviewed by John McDonnell for the Guardian (we don’t think it’s *that* John McDonnell).
  • Nikki Link & Katie Stephenson – the two halves of the Irwin Mitchell band, Nikki and Katie have won our big brother competition, ‘Law Rocks’ on several occasions.
  • Oliver Goldsmith – Keating Chambers answer to the muppets ‘animal’, Oli is a clerk by day and master rhythm keeper by night…

So much talent all under one roof on 28th November at The Water Rats – you’d be mad to miss it!