Two singer songwriters from Northampton are due to appear at the final of Open Mic UK final at the NEC in Birmingham on Saturday.
Patrick Fox, aged 23, from Duston, has been playing guitar for 11 months and only been performing since last summer.
For more information follow him on Twitter @PatrickSFox.
Also competing will be Josie Richardson, also from Duston.
Open Mic UK is an annual music competition for singers and solo artists.
It takes place each year, with hundreds of acts from across the country competing. The winner will receive £5,000 to spend on the development of their act with other prizes on offer.
For more details visit www.openmicuk.co.uk.