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Full Report: Tyneside band's Bon Jovi hope

A Tyneside band are close to achieving a goal they've had since they were able to pick up instruments. Boy Jumps Ship is made up of Gav Gates, Jonny Rob, Jonathan Douglas and Si Todd. They're part of a competition to support Bon Jovi when the band goes on a stadium tour in Summer.

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Band hopes to support Bon Jovi

Boy Jumps Ship in the recording studio. Credit: Rachel Sweeney/ITV News

A band from South Shields are in a competition to support Bon Jovi in a stadium tour.

Five bands are in the competition including Boy Jumps Ship.

They will be representing the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, one of the venues where Bon Jovi will be playing.

Boy Jumps Ship in the recording studio. Credit: Rachel Sweeney/ITV news
Boy Jumps Ship in rehearsals. They are hoping to support Bon Jovi on tour. Credit: Rachel Sweeney/ITV News