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Regular Events


Tuesday, 5th May 2009

23:00 -

The Canteen, Barrow-in-Furness


These seminars introduce panels made up of experts, label heads, senior A&R ideally positioned to give accurate and on-point information relating to genuine artist development.

There two seminars took place in Barrow-in-Furness and Sunderland:

HEAD2HEAD CUMBRIA seminar: Free,
Wednesday 6th May
The Canteen
, Barrow-in-Furness
6.00pm – 8.00pm

• Caroline Ellery (Universal Publishing)
Debs Wild (Epitaph)
Craig Pennington (Deadyoung Records)

NIGHT: Evening gig from 8.00pm at the Canteen, details to be confirmed.

Keep checking this website to find out which bands will be playing.

These event are Free, but spaces are limited – please see below for details on how to book.

HEAD2HEAD SUNDERLAND seminar: Free, spaces are limited.
Wednesday 13th May
The Place, Tavistock Place, & The White Rooms Sunderland
6.00pm – 8.00pm

This HEAD2HEAD event has been coordinated in conjunction with the Sunderland Music Forum who were set-up to support: "Musical creativity, participation and enterprise in Sunderland through effective communication, cooperation and inclusion"

The Forum’s members, which include the Bunker’s Kenny Sanger and The Week That Was’ Peter Brewis are committed to developing the resources and facilities available to the regions musicians and bands; with aims and objectives so well aligned to Generator’s, it was clear that we had to produce the HEAD2HEAD in partnership with them. This event will also accommodate the Forum’s Annual General meeting and a gig will follow a daytime seminar with the following guests:

Hannah Overton (XL Records)
Gerard Phillips (EMI)
Joe Etchells (Universal)

The White Rooms
Bands from 8.30pm / FREE

Frankie and the Heartstrings
Twee pop tipping its trilby to C86, jock rock, The Fall and The Velvet Underground. Thatcher bating rabid bastards!

Brooding soundscapes with an underlying darkness, U-U turn gloom into bold euphoria.

The Wooden Spoons
Ultra smart pop that strives into the mist of epic sea shanty sing-a-longs, Americana and full-blown rock and roll

Gripping alt-rock, recalling the best bits of early American grunge and British post-punk