Washington Emerging

Friday 23rd February, 6pm-9pm, £2.50

An evening of performances by the North East’s best up-and-coming young musicians, plus drop-in arts activities.

Low Barn Stage:

Theatre Stage:

Jay Fergie

South Shields-based indie artist.

Right Track

A group of young musicians who meet weekly at Arts Centre Washington.


Sunderland-based soft rock/indie pop artist. As seen at Pop Recs. & Independent.


Sunderland-based pop duo. As seen at Sunderland Empire & Stack.

Callum O’Neill

Sunderland-based singer-songwriter. Right Track alumni and rising star.

Lily Mac

Sunderland-based singer songwriter. As seen at The Fire Station alongside The Futureheads.

Izzy Price

Gateshead-based indie folk artist. Joni Mitchell-meets-Dodie.


Sunderland-based indie pop five-piece band. Multiple sold out shows and 10K+ streams.

Lottie Willis

Sunderland-based singer-songwriter. BBC Introducing & festival favourite.

Tom A. Smith

Sunderland-based indie rock star. As at Kendal Calling, Leeds Festival and Glastonbury.

Bright Lights Youth Arts Festival is supported by Sunderland City Council’s Washington Area Committee as part of our Creative You Project.

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