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Sage Gateshead

Sunday 7 July 2019 | 12:30pm - 1.30pm  


Silver Programme Music Festival: Fretted Instruments on the Concourse

Silver Bluegrass Band, Silver Ukulele Band


Part of Silver Programme Music Festival

Free, No ticket required


A fantastic display of traditional fretted instrumentation including a 40-piece Bluegrass Band and a Ukulele Band.

Silver Programme Music Festival

A celebration of the positive effects of music and wellbeing in later life.

The day will feature a large scale sing along, mass percussion workshop and exhibitors presenting health and wellbeing products as well as a whole host of fun free performances.

The day aims to highlight the capabilities and celebrate the achievements of people over the age of 50 in the North. The festival will aim to change perceptions and emphasise the amazing health benefits associated with group music making.

Performances from a huge array of groups playing an eclectic mix of genres, styles and instrumentation. The performances will highlight the amazing level of ability and skill amongst the participants. All groups are part of Sage Gateshead’s, Silver Programme; A community music programme that aims to engage people over the age of 50 in fun and informative daytime sessions.

Sunday 7 July

12.30pm, Concourse: Fretted Instruments (No ticket required)

2pm, Northern Rock Foundation Hall: Vocal Concert

3.45pm, The Barbour Room: Fretted Instruments

5.35pm, Concourse: Mass Sing (No ticket required)

6.15pm, Sage Two: Finale Performances