James Stevenson

Evolution Emerging: “Playing live is crucial to an artist’s development and events like this can make a real difference.”

Evolution Emerging: “Playing live is crucial to an artist’s development and events like this can make a real difference.”

It has been a disheartening year for music festivals in the North East with the cancellation of three of the region’s festivals in Split, Evolution and Stockton Weekender. While the region did gain the BBC Radio 6 Festival in Tyneside it was a bittersweet moment; it was a resounding success but it was always a […]

 Sarah Lester

Review: Boy Jumps Ship Steal The Show In Final Night Of Mapped Out Tour

Review: Boy Jumps Ship Steal The Show In Final Night Of Mapped Out Tour

Image courtesy of Matt Horne For those who like to let their hair down and rock out, this was one show that would have definitely filled that void. If you like a mix of punk, rock and metal, Generator’s Mapped Out tour provided Hartlepool with a show that certainly ticked off every item on that checklist. Kicking […]

 Sarah Lester

Boy Jumps Ship Bring Mapped Out Tour To A Close At Hartlepool's Clarendon

Get ready to mosh, as Generator’s Mapped Out tour is about to grace the North East once again. Featuring Newcastle’s very own up and coming punk rockers Boy Jumps Ship, the tour has worked its way across the length and breadth of the country and ends this Friday at The Clarendon in Hartlepool. Boy Jumps […]

 

Applications Now Open For Evolution Emerging 2014

Applications Now Open For Evolution Emerging 2014

The application process for Evolution Emerging 2014 is now open, and if you’re an unsigned band in the region, that sentence is up there with “it’s raining spare guitar leads” and “The Offspring have reformed”. Following on from yet another successful event in 2013, UK arts development agency Generator have opened the floor for another […]