Calling young bands for John Peel tribute gig!

The Dry Bar will be hosting a commemorative event for the late John Peel as part of events taking place over the UK. Young Merseyside bands and acts have been invited to take to the stage and perform their own fitting tribute to the legendary Radio One DJ who originated from Merseyside.

The Dry Bar tribute gig takes place on the 10th / 11th October and is part of a series of events for 14-18 year olds to showcase local musical talent. The project also enables those interested in other aspects of the music industry such as events management and promotion, marketing, journalism and sound technology to get involved with hands on experience and gaining expert advice from industry professionals. The Dry Bar is part of MZONE which is one of 24 Youth Music Action Zones in England and Wales, providing music-making activities to young people who might not otherwise have the opportunity.

Many of the bands have been confirmed for the gig however there is still places for cutting edge alternative acts aged 14-18 years old. So if your band fits the bill, is edgy enough and would like to pay tribute to John, get in touch through link. More details on venue and times will also be provided through the website along with other Dry Bar event details including Rock, Girlz, Dance & Urban Dry Bar’s which take place in various venues across Liverpool.

Look out for other exciting MZONE projects including Music Week which takes place from 24th – 29th October. During the week young people are given the chance to put their musical skills and passion to the test facilitated by the region’s music leaders. Over the week they will write, rehearse and publicly perform their work. There are only 100 places so sign up now to avoid disappointment. For more information on MZONE projects including The Big Three and Songs From Home – The Early Years please visit link

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