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SPEAR:LIVE - 1st performance

Friday, 23rd October 2009

00:00 -

Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt, Middlesbrough

FREE ENTRY

SPEAR:LIVE is the events arm of SPEAR, a programme designed to provide support for unsigned artists and music business of the North East, in particular Middlesbrough and surrounding area.

SPEAR:LIVE is a series of monthly live events that will take place at Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt beginning 23rd October. With support from Working Neighbourhoods Fund (Middlesbrough), SPEAR:LIVE will identify the best unsigned artists from the area and plug them into performance opportunities that will be supplemented by the SPEAR:TALK seminars.

It is expected that SPEAR:LIVE will achieve status as one of the most prominent unsigned live music events in the area.  Through the learning they will achieve through SPEAR:TALK, the artists will be best positioned to maximise potential.

The bands involved in SPEAR:LIVE will benefit from:

  • The performance experience gained through all events & the different nature of those events

  • New audiences

  • Profile raising opportunities

  • Strategic support for their artist development

Friday 23rd October, 2009

FREE Entry / Doors: 8.00pm / 18+

Our Secret Sins

http://www.myspace.com/oursecretsins

With their brooding pop underpinned by a real sense of urgency, they’re the alternative soundtrack to an Irvine Welsh novel; lines about casual sex, violence and feverish drug consumption are lovingly offset with wit, warmth and a feeling of youthful naivety. 

B>E>A>K

http://www.myspace.com/beaktastic

Sunderland supergroup featuring bird-masked members of This Ain’t Vegas, Field Music and Written From Negative. Intelligent instrumental fun from the North East’s finest party band.

Be Quiet. Shout Loud!

http://www.myspace.com/bequietshoutloud

“Middlesbrough’s answer to The Rapture, The Music or The Infadels…A musical cacophony of double drumming, slick funking, cowbell twatting rock and roll.” Tenfeettall.co.uk