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Hosted by our Music Degree students, Future Grooves is a showcase of performances from our BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music degree.

A range of ensembles will perform both original and covered material including Pop, Rock and Jazz.

The BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music degree course is delivered at Sage Gateshead in partnership with University of Sunderland.

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Tuesday 11th December

12pm: BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music 3rd years

Luna – Electronic Pop (Vocals – Akvile Jadzgeviciute, Backing Vocals – Kyriaki Pantelidou, Guitar – Luke Rogers, Bass – Adam Cornell, Drums – Peter Dyers, Keys – Jurgita Belinyte)

Swing – Rock/pop (Lead Vocals – Matthew Colledge, Lead Guitar – Alex Hek, Bass – Brent March, Drums – Brad Davison, Saxophone – Lucy Playle)

Uncle Lucy and the Nephews – Jazz (Saxophone – Lucy Playle, Keys – Matthew Colledge, Bass – Adam Cornell, Drums – Brad Davison, Vocals – Kyriaki Pantelidou)

Late Night Drive-in – Classic Rock (Guitar – Brad Smith, Lead Vocals – Kieran Gallon, Drums – Brad Davison, Bass – Peter Dyers)

FoxRiver – Alt-rock (Drums – Brad Davison, Guitar/vocals – Peter Dyers, Guitar – Jack Griffith, Bass – George Griffith)

7pm: BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music 3rd years

Trip Awake – Pop/rock (Bass/Vocals/Guitar – Adam Cornell, Vocals – Fiona Grey, Vocals – Bernie Christie, Guitar – Kieran Gallon, Guitar – Jason Toward, Saxophone – Lucy Playle, Drums – Dan Butterworth) www.skinnylanesounds.com

Heart Razor – Original Funk Band (Vocals/guitar – Peter Dyers, Keys – Jack Searle, Guitar – Mitch Bowes, Bass – Shay, Drums – Sam)

Q. Flo – neo-soul (Keys/Vocals – Inês Gonçalves, Saxophone – Thomas Dixon, Trumpet – Billy Bradshaw, Trombone – David Gray, Drums – Adam Watson, Percussion – Ben Fitzgerald, Bass – José Gonçalves, Guitar – Peter Dyers, Backing Vocals – Kyriaki Pantelidou, Backing Vocals – Barbara Roberto, Violin – Merle Harbron)

Viroots – Ska/Jazz (Trombone – Fábio Sousa, Saxophone – Thomas Dixon, Trumpet – Callum Mellis, Drums – Ben Fitzgerald, Percussion – Mark Taylor, Guitar – Doug Freeman, Bass – Adam Cornell, Keys – Chris Carville, Vocals – Inês Gonçalves, Vocals – George Otigbah)

Altostratus – Progressive Metal quartet (Guitar – Alex Hek, Bass – Andrew Smith, Guitar – Jordan Harris, Drums – Jack Thomas) Facebook.com/AltostratusUK

Progressive metal quartet Altostratus is bringing even more instrumental goodness to what is currently a thriving genre. The UK based band came onto the scene in 2015 impressing many with their heavy riff-based compositions and headbanging grooves. Their music shows shades of Cloudkicker, Pomegranate Tiger and even a touch of Widek, relishing in the tone and thralls of what makes this type of music so pertinent and palatable. Moreover, they manage to bring a sense of uniqueness to their sound with varied soundscapes and infectious rhythms.

SLEEPTAPE – Alt Rock / Indie (Lead Guitar – Luke Rogers, Lead Vocal – Jonathan Lott, Drums – Dan Butterworth, Bass – Elliot Johnson) www.facebook.com/sleeptape
SLEEPTAPE are a 4-piece Alt Rock band based in the North East. The Band have had a breakout year in 2018, having supported the likes of Blaenavon, King No One and FEVA, whilst featuring in festivals such as Stockton Calling, Meet the North and Evolution Emerging. Also playing two high-profile, Sold-out headline shows, which have coincided with the releases of ‘Benefit’ and ‘Nadir’.

Wednesday 12th December

7pm: BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music 3rd years

Indre Geigate – Pop/Neo Soul (Vocals – Indre Geigate, Backing Vocals – Kyriaki Pantelidou, Drums – Michael Mather, Keys – Matthew Colledge, Guitar – Phil Guthrie, Bass – Adam Sams)

Rhiannon Soulsby + Band – Pop (Vocals – Rhiannon Soulsby, Guitar – Jack Griffith, Drums – Brad Davison, Bass – George Griffith) www.facebook.com/rhiannonsoulsby

Viatores – Western Repertoire/ A Journey through Europe (Vocals – Kyriaki Pantelidou, Guitar – Bradley Johnston, Bass – Paul Grainger, Keys – Inês Gonçalves, Drums – Rob Walker, Trombone – Fábio Sousa, Saxophone – Thomas Dixon)

Got it Covered – Rock/Pop (Guitar – Jack Griffith, Bass – George Griffith, Drums – Brad Davison, Vocals – Rhiannon Soulsby, Guitar – Alex Hek, Guitar – Brad Smith)

Big Mellis Mini Band – Big Band Swing (Trumpet MD – Callum Mellis, Trumpet – Billy Bradshaw, Trombone – Thomas McDonald, Trombone – Edward Robson, Tenor Saxophone – Jacob Lightfoot, Alto Saxophone – Jennie Stretton, Vocals – Therese Nichole, Vocals – Jack Laing, Guitar – Brent March, Bass – Stephen Hall, Drums – Edward Chapman, Keys – Ben Lawrence)

Cultivo – neo-soul/funk (Lead Vocals – Rugile Deveikyte, Drums/Keys – Mark, Bass – Fernando, Guitar – Ian, Trombone – Fábio Sousa, Trumpet – Ben, backing vocals – Dominika Ostrega, backing vocals – Kyriaki Pantelidou)

Dates and Times:

Tuesday 11 December, 12pm & 7pm
Wednesday 12 December, 12pm & 19pm