Author: Tubambe Manyena

In this March 22, 2017, photo, Katie McGuire, a member of the FREE Players Drum Corps waits for practice to begin in Old Bethpage, N.Y. The 65-member band is composed entirely of adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

New music festival set for North Shields

A new festival, Songbook Originals Festival Weekend, is to celebrate local musicians will be held this weekend at The Exchange in North Tyneside. The festival was an offshoot from The Exchange’s monthly event ‘Originals Sundays’ and has been established to give more appreciation to local musicians.. The opening act, Aaron […]