Excited to reopen studios for classes on 14 September

Breakdance class

Although it’s been fantastic to carry on with our classes via Zoom during lockdown, we know many of our participants have missed learning in a studio and missed the social and friendship aspect of visiting The Garage. That’s why we’ve been busy behind the scenes, getting ready to open our studios from 14 September in […]

GIVING UNSIGNED YOUNG MUSICIANS THE STAGE TO SHINE

Unsigned is a night of music from up-and-coming young artists. It’s part of our Musicians Development Programme and is funded by the National Foundation for Youth Music and the Norfolk Music Hub. The project was created to provide young musicians the opportunity to take their music, performance and professional skills to the next level with […]

STILL TIME TO JOIN UNSIGNED

17 SEPTEMBER 2019 Are you ready to take your first steps towards a professional music career? Then Unsigned, the new intermediate level of our Musicians’ Development Programme, can help. You’ve until Thursday, 3 October to apply for the chance to have weekly one-and-a-half hour sessions with music industry professionals, record a demo, perform at The Waterfront in Norwich and […]

BEING PART OF THE GARAGE YOUTH FORUM HAS DONE SO MUCH FOR ME

24/06/2019 Hi, I’m Josh. I’m from The Garage Youth Forum. I have been part of the Youth Forum for around three years and I have had so many different experiences and opportunities come from it. For example, when I started I loved music and I really wanted to do something to do with it. The Youth Forum was a massive help with me getting […]

PLUG-IN LIVE PAY WHAT YOU CAN GIG

30/052019 Plug-In Live is a quarterly event where young people showcase some of the Norwich music scene’s best young acts. Organised by The Garage Youth Forum, every genre is welcome – from indie to rap and pop to rock. Tonight’s gig features performances from The Garage’s Young Patron Finn Doherty with his alt-pop sound; rapper Edwxrd, indie punk / rock band Gozo and 1000 Frames. […]

GREAT CROWD WATCH UNSIGNED ACTS RAISE THE ROOF AT THE WATERFRONT

20/05/2019 An enthusiastic crowd turned out to support Unsigned at The Waterfront on Sunday 19 May. Hosted by The Garage with support from Young Norfolk Arts Trust, Norfolk Music Hub and Youth Music, there were great performances from a mixed bunch of artists. The project was created to provide young musicians with the opportunity to take their music, performance and professional skills to the […]

Q&A WITH UNSIGNED SINGER-SONGWRITER LEON O’LEARY

10/05/2019 Leon O’Leary is a singer-songwriter from the Suffolk coast. He’s performed at many venues across East Anglia and his tracks have featured on BBC Introducing Suffolk. We caught up with him after a series of gigs to talk about his Unsigned gig at The Waterfront in Norwich on Sunday 19 May. You’ve had a busy weekend? Friday we were […]

Q&A WITH THE BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE CAFE’S TRICIA THOMPSON

FRIDAY 10 MAY 2019, 10:27 Tricia Thompson leads the British Sign Language Café sessions at The Garage, run in association with All-In Productions. She talks about how signing can open a whole new world to users and how anybody can join in the fun whatever their experience. Can you tell me more about the group? It was once a […]

Q&A WITH UNSIGNED ROCKERS THE RENADEANS

08/05/2019 The Renadeans are drummer Ivan D’Eath, his brother Max on bass and backup vocals and their friend Paul Murray on guitar and lead vocals. Fusing indie, blues and a bit of grunge, the high school friends thought it would be cool to start a band as they had the same sort of musical tastes. They […]

Q&A WITH UNSIGNED SINGER-SONGWRITER BRIDGET HOLMES

07/05/2019 Bridget Holmes is one of five acts performing at Unsigned at The Waterfront in Norwich on Sunday 19 May. We spoke to her ahead of the gig about flying solo and performing on the same stage as grunge idols Nirvana. Can you tell me about yourself? I’m Norwich-based and currently studying a degree in psychology. I’m thinking of maybe […]