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Local Musicians Offered Chance to Perform at February Arts Festival

Hope and Social

Local musicians are being urged to tune up and turn up to join ‘A Band Anyone Can Join’ as part of February’s Coastival arts event in Scarborough.


Hope and Social are a band from Leeds. Famed for their unique approach to making art, known as Yorkshire’s hardest working band, and very much at wild frontier of the New Music Industries, Hope and Social are to hold a unique concert, staged at the Spa Grand Hall on Sunday 14th February from 2.30pm.

The show will feature musicians and musical groups from along the beautiful Yorkshire coastline, to perform a large-scale production at Scarborough’s illustrious Spa venue.

Now organisers are looking for local musicians who are ready to start rehearsing in January. Coastival’s organisers, Scarborough-based arts development agency Create, say A Band Anyone Can Join is a rare opportunity to be a part of something special.

Last year Hope & Social performed with 1200 new band members in 12 gigs across Yorkshire as part of their Tour of Infinite Possibility, a lead project of the Yorkshire Festival. They finished that with 200 of their new band members performing at the opening ceremony of The Tour de France at Leeds Arena in front of a live TV audience of 300 million people. Hope and Social specialise in involving their fans and audiences in the music they play and have a Pay What You Want philosophy for anyone downloading their music.

To learn more about Hope and Social and A Band Anyone Can Join visit www.hopeandsocial.com

To get involved in the concert, please contact Create on 01723 384545 or email wendy@create.uk.net

Coastival 2016 will return to its three-day format and will feature music, theatre, fine art, installations and entertainment for children.

Rock band Cast will headline the music offering with a concert at the Spa Grand Hall on the evening of Friday 12th February, supported by Two Skies.

Popular saxophonist Snake Davis will play at the Spa during the afternoon of Saturday 13th February, supported by Jazz Aesthetic.

Asian Dub Foundation will headline at the Spa on the evening of Saturday 13th February, supported by Project 12.

Tickets for all the concerts are on sale now via the Spa box office and Coastival website at www.coastival.com As well as individual tickets, two special ticket offers are available, one covering the whole weekend’s music, the other for the Saturday only.

For more information on Coastival visit www.coastival.com

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