Sunderland University musicians wanted for This Is Tomorrow ‘Battle of the Bands’ contest

The University of Sunderland is looking for a support act to open Stage 2 at the This Is Tomorrow festival on May 24, 2019.

To qualify, the band must include at least one Sunderland student, graduate, or member of staff.

Entrants must submit a link to a 30-60 second video of their band playing to events@sunderland.ac.uk by midnight on 7 April. A team of judges will choose four bands to go head to head at the Battle of the Bands night at CitySpace on 1 May.

The ultimate winner will be playing in front of a crowd of 15,000 at the This is Tomorrow Festival in Exhibition Park in Newcastle on the opening night.

The 2019 lineup of the festival features such acts as Foals, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Stereophonics, You Me At Six, The Vaccines, Johnny Marr and Lewis Capaldi. Click here for ticket information.

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