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Generator’s celebration of North East talent returns to Newcastle’s Boiler Shop on Saturday 5th October. Generator Live will offer a superb showcase of regional artists, and provide opportunities for more emerging acts to get involved.

Artists announced to perform include alt. pop artist L Devine, Teesside songwriter Finn Forster, all-round talent powerhouse Cortney Dixon, indie rock artist Sarah Johnsone, affecting singer-songwriter Maius Mollis, indie alt. pop duo Look Terrified, jazz/funk singer-songwriter Rivkala, off-the-wall rockers The Peevie Wonders and DJ Alannah Lamb.

The event will also see collaborations with BBC Introducing and music and culture agency Nrthrn Baby, with the aim of encouraging submissions from underrepresented artists including grime and rap. 

Mick Ross, Generator’s CEO said: “Collaborating on Generator Live with BBC Introducing is both a celebration and a privilege as we focus on the incredible wealth of talent present in our region. Building a community between audiences and artists is at the core of our work at Generator. It’s a tradition we’re proud of and hope to continue within our work to build a sustainable music industry here in the North East that ensures access for all.” 

For more information on the event, including ticket details, stay tuned to the Generator Live website.

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