Get in the Band!

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An innovative, energetic live performance opportunity for anyone who loves music – whether you play an instrument or not!

Sage Gateshead

Always wanted to be in a band? Now’s your chance!

Get in the Band places amateur musicians and members of the public alongside world-class professional musicians from across the North. No experience? No problem! We’re looking for people of all ages and from all backgrounds who simply share a love of music. Together we’ll create and perform an exciting, interactive, bespoke composition with over 100 players. Free public performances will take place in the form of a workshop, concert, performance artwork, flash mob and art installation reaching a projected audience of thousands.

What’s more – there’s no audition required!

How to get involved


Follow the booking link above to Sage Gateshead’s website or visit Sage Gateshead’s Ticket Office


Once you’ve booked your tickets complete the form on the Sage Gateshead website

REHEARSE 17 June (10am-6pm) and 21 June (6pm-10pm) at Sage Gateshead

We will slowly and clearly go through the whole piece together and have tons of fun along the way. You can come to the rehearsals with no preparation and walk away an expert.

PERFORM 23 June at Great North Museum, Newcastle Central Station and Sage Gateshead

That’s right, 3 public performances. A potential audience of thousands.


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Facilities and service provision is designed to be accessible for all- taking into account all characteristics protected in the Equality and Diversity Act 2010.

When arriving, booking tickets or if contacting Sage Gateshead prior to your visit, please let any member of the Customer Experience Team know any relevant information and access requirements you may have so they can help you enjoy all that Sage Gateshead has to offer.

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