We are Tees Music Alliance a not-for-profit organisation operating for the benefit of musicians, their audiences, supporting industries and community groups. Our primary focus is to play our part in building a thriving live music scene in Teesside. We do this through our premises and activities - all of which are operated on a not-for-profit basis, with all income being re-cycled to provide other services and events. Our premises and activities include Recording & Rehearsal facility Green Dragon Studios, two Live music venues The Georgian Theatre and The Green Room and music festival Stockton Calling – a venue spanning music spectacular that takes place in the heart of Stockton on Tees.
TO KEEP OUR ACTIVITIES GOING ON A NOT-FOR-PROFIT BASIS, WE NEED YOUR HELP...
As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time for the annual return of The Idiot Savant Christmas Pageant with The Idiot Savant Christmas Band at The Georgian Theatre on Friday 19th December. Considered as one of the essential events in the Teesside’s festive calendar, it’s certainly a carol service like no other when one of The Georgian Theatre’s old favourite frequenters Idiot Savant return with their annual Christmas Pageant.
Tommy Scott, lead singer and front man of platinum selling Liverpool Britpop heroes Space, is bringing his first ever solo tour to The Georgian Theatre in Stockton on Saturday 15th November. Celebrating 25 years in the music business, Tommy will play all the hits and some brand new solo material in his return to Teesside after Space performed to a sell out crowd at this years Stockton Calling.
The Georgian Theatre, Stockton will launch 2015 in style with two of Teesside’s biggest band hitting it’s hallowed stage on Friday 6th February. The Ska Beats and The Roundels bring their massive sounds and feel good hits to Stockton’s longest running venue for what has become an annual sell out show.
Middlesbrough and Sunderland based indie five piece The Revolve will be launching their debut single ‘Living a Dream’ at The Georgian Theatre in Stockton on Saturday 1st November.
After wowing audiences earlier this year in Stockton Weekender’s Wunderbar Tent, The Urban Voodoo Machine will be snaking their way back up to Stockton’s Georgian Theatre on Friday 7th February.
The Urban Voodoo Machine are a gang of musicians, ramblers and troubadours who as a collective play their own signature brand of ‘Bourbon soaked Gypsy Blues Bop ‘n’ Stroll’ with a notorious live show that transports the audience to a New Orleans vaudevillian circus right before their eyes.
It is with a heavy heart that we deliver the news that this years Stockton Weekender, which saw the likes of Public Enemy and Happy Mondays perform on the Riverside, was the last.
But we (Tees Music Alliance) are already working with Stockton Council and other partners to explore alternatives. The annual event, held on Stockton Riverside for the last four years, has seen the likes of Primal Scream, Seasick Steve, James, The Pogues, Maximo Park, Jake Bugg, Kodaline, Django Django and more perform.
Stockton Weekender has been named as the only North East festival in The Guardian’s Best Boutique Festivals of 2014 list.
The list puts the event, taking place Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th July, alongside critically acclaimed festivals such as Green Man, Festival No. 6, End of the Road and Hop Farm.
With prices at £32.50 a day, £50 weekend and £80 camping, Stockton Weekender comes in at one of the best value festivals on the list.
Record & Rehearse
Take your first steps in honing your craft at our fully equipped rehearsal spaces and recording studio at Green Dragon Studios. Prices are currently £7 per room, per hour - which includes vocal PA and 2 x microphones, and £3.50 during the day (up until 4pm).