12 finalists battle it out in Newcastle music competition

Twelve North East acts will battle it out tomorrow at the Soundwave Music Competition grand finale. Over 1,000 musical acts applied and now the final bands have been chosen.

The Blackfire are finalists

They will perform in front of a capacity crowd in Newcastle's O2 Academy tomorrow and also a panel of industry experts.

High Tide

The competition offers aspiring artists the chance to gain performing experience.

The winning act will receive a full day’s recording, radio airtime, press coverage, magazine interviews, and photo shoots.