On Friday 10 and Saturday 11 April, Oh Yeah and the Nerve Centre will see two of their youth projects join forces to deliver showcase events in Derry and Belfast.
Volume Control and Set The Stage are led by groups of young people under guidance from events and industry mentors. The gigs are planned, organised and run by each team, and between them they have organised a city swap tour.
On Friday 10 April, Set The Stage, a group of young people on the Nerve Centre’s SYNC programme will travel to the Oh Yeah Music Centre in Belfast to run an event that will showcase up to seven acts.
Taking to the stage in Oh Yeah, some new music from Derry that includes Jason Flynn & Rebecca Mulhern, Shoot The Messenger, Riot Upstairs and Lost Avenue. Belfast will be represented by Foreign Affairs and abandcalledboy.
The following evening on Saturday 11 April, young people from Oh Yeah’s event and industry enterprise project Volume Control will make the journey to Derry for another full event.
The Nerve Centre gig will start with acoustic act Cahal, followed by The Clandestines, with Serotonin, R51 and Hurdles coming from Belfast. The final performance of the weekend will come from one of Derry’s finest bands, The Wood Burning Savages.