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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