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Generator Live
🚨 Closes 31st March 🚨

This is your chance to play one of the UK's biggest and best new music festivals.

We're looking for the brightest North East talent to take to the stage as part of Generator Live 2023. With performance slots at our main day festival in the iconic Boiler Shop on the 16th September 2023 and exclusive fringe gigs up for grabs, get applying for this incredible opportunity to get your music heard and seen by our loyal crowds.​Our Music Industry Advisory Group, made up of industry titans from Motown legends to cutting edge producers will be helping us to choose the line up too, so this is an incredible opportunity to get your music in front of some big hitters.

But be quick, applications close on 31st March 2023 at midnight.

Applications from under-represented groups are encouraged. Generator recognises that particular groups, communities and identities are under-represented in the music industry and we are taking positive steps to address this. As such we would especially welcome applications from: Female, non-binary and other gender minority artists (in keeping with our Keychange Pledge)Artists who are d/Deaf, have a disability, learning difficulty,  significant long-term health condition which affects their daily life or would describe themselves as neurodivergent Artists from a working-class background Are from the African, South, East and South-East Asian, Middle East, Latinx or North African diaspora, or have experienced racism. ​​

Applications from all genres of music are encouraged.