Call for musicians to take part in global gathering

PUBLISHED: 10:45 22 June 2012

A BRISTOL concert hall is calling out to musicians from refugee or migrant backgrounds to perform in a global gathering.

St George’s Bristol Concert Hall, in Great George Street, is offering the world on your doorstep with their new music programme. The musical line-up will give music lovers a chance to explore the sights and sounds of the world from a concert hall seat in the Migrations Global Gathering.

The hall’s migrations series of world music remains one of the highlights of the city’s recent cultural calendar and St George’s is poised to set the stage alight once again in October with a very special night of music from across the globe.

The Global Gathering is a free mini-festival with seven artists and groups, celebrating the great migrant cultural traditions of Bristol and the South West, performing across two stages within the hall and organisers are on the lookout for artists to bring their talents to the showcase.

The festival will take place on October 14 and to take part contact Gary Prestwich with an audio and/or video of your performance by emailing g.prestwich@stgeorgesbristol.co.uk

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