Great Northern Soundtrack/The Next Generation

CoMusica Presents The Bands

Northern Rock Foundation Hall

From 12noon - 4.30pm

Young bands from across the region step onto the big stage. This event provides a performance platform for young musicians working with CoMusica and its partners, expect original songs and great music.

Featuring performances from:

Gem Arts East By North East: North Benwell Youth Project
East by North East is a Youth Music funded project led by GemArts and working in partnership with the Sage Gateshead, Chat Trust, North Benwell Youth Project, Linhope PRU and Excelsior School.
The North Benwell Group have been part of the project since the beginning of the project in 2013 and we have seen many new faces over the years. At this event we present a chance to see some of progress made by the young people currently involved with the prioject.

Skimstone Arts: Reality Boots
Reality Boots are a band of young adults formed from Skimstone Arts Young Artist Collective. Since creating their album “Louder Than Words”, commenting on young people’s rights and launching it in the Autumn of 2014, Reality Boots have performed for a number of different audiences, including Arts Award Gold Expo at Richmix in London, twice at the Sage Gateshead, and various venues in Tyneside, Northumberland and County Durham. They are currently working on compositions for a new album and tour.

Jack Drum Arts; Cuttlefish Orchestra
Funkadelic, Foot-Stomping, Genre-Bending, Groove machine of the North, Cuttlefish Orchestra is a 6 piece Youth Music Collective forged in the fields of County Durham who seamlessly merge iconic world music rhythms with tight contemporary Punk/Funk themes. Delivering both an electric live atmosphere and catchy hooks galore, Cuttlefish Orchestra stands to storm the stage with a full set of original and arranged tracks that’ll get even the most begrudging of feet to the dance floor.

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