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|UN-CONVENTION TYNESIDE - FIRST ANNUAL SONGWRITING FESTIVAL|
11th – 12th June 2011
The Mining Institute, Morden Tower, The Central and The Bridge Hotel
+ Official Festival Pub - The Head of Steam
Tickets and information from http://www.shipyardsongwriters.com
Shipyard Songwriters is bringing Un-Convention to the North East for the first time. Spread over two days the festival will occupy unconventional spaces around the High Level Bridge in Newcastle and Gateshead for a weekend of new works, talks and performances by some of the best emerging and established songwriters around.
Saturday 11th June:
AIDAN MOFFAT - The Central, Gateshead, 8pm
PETE SCOTT / JEZ LOWE / RIBBON ROAD - The Mining Institute, Westgate Road, Newcastle, 7pm
LIZZIE NUNNERY / CATH & PHIL TYLER /RICHARD DAWSON / JOHN EGDELL - The Mining Institute, Westgate Road, Newcastle, 12.30pm
O'MESSY LIFE / BEN HOLLAND / BY TOUTATIS / IAN HUNTER & PAUL CAMPBELL - The Bridge Hotel, Newcastle, 1pm
Sunday 12th June:
ADRIAN CROWLEY + THE HORSE LOOM - Morden Tower, Newcastle, 9pm
ARTHUR 2 STROKE & THE BIG BLACK BOMB - The Central, Gateshead, 8pm
STORIES IN THE WALLS: A HAPPENING IN THE TOWER - Theatre and Music - Morden Tower, Newcastle, 6pm
SONGWRITERS ON SONGWRITING: TALKS WITH NEV CLAY, PETE DALE & ROSS MILLARD (THE FUTUREHEADS)- Morden Tower, Newcastle, 1pm
Un-Convention is a global grassroots music and creative community – that meets physically and virtually to share ideas; discuss and debate cutting edge issues around music, technology and creativity; and facilitates members engagement with their peers.
Un-Convention has happened 17 times around the globe in 2 years and has another 20 events planned for 2011. Un-Convention happens in 5 continents and in cities from Swansea to Sao Paulo. Un-Convention involves 1,500 artists and bands, 16,400 participants, 36,000 gig goers and 140,000 people online per year. 40% of people attending Un-Convention are from disadvantaged backgrounds. It happens in some of the most amazing spaces including The Roundhouse and The Southbank Centre.
Visit http://www.unconventionhub.org/convention/34/un-convention-tyneside-songwriting-festival/ for more details
Link: Shipyard Songwriters