My name is
Jamie, I am the conference and events apprentice at The Showroom. I have been
working here for six months and it’s been a great experience. So far I spend a
lot of my time working on the planning and execution of the events; which I
I am a singer
songwriter and also play guitar and piano. In my spare time I perform and
organise gigs in association with local charities. As I am interested in music and event
management, I asked The Showroom to give me the opportunity to organise a
weekends worth of events during Tramlines here this year!
I spent the
last few months researching young local bands from Sheffield and I’m really
pleased and excited about giving them the opportunity to perform as part of the
massive Tramlines festival this year! Tramlines is all about exposure so this
is a brilliant chance for the bands to get themselves out there and for the
public to enjoy some excellent music free of charge!
things off with three live indie acts in the Showroom bar. Then Saturday
features live music all day and Hip Hop Hooray - a night of classic hip-hop, organised
by our very own Simon Beaumont, the perfect warm up to a weekend of hip-hop at
performing, which include myself, are Bayonet. a young local band from
Sheffield, who made a name for themselves on Spotify, YouTube and
playing popular venues in Sheffield, including the O2 Academy and West Street
Live. CROWS are an indie-punk band from Sheffield, they play hard-hitting,
emotion driven music with the melodic content of pop and indie married with the
raw energy of punk and emo.
Eden Cowan is a
sixteen year old acoustic singer/ songwriter. She is relatively new to the
circuit, but has quickly made a name for herself and is a regular in many venues
in and around Sheffield. Following Eden will be Christina Higgins plus support,
whose performances incorporate as many genres as possible. Finally, we have
Perpetual Motion; a brilliant young blues-rock trio, bringing a unique and
different approach to the genre focusing on power and feeling. All of them are thrilled and eager to play!
The beauty of
The Showroom is its versatility, and so we decided that we would also show some
free music documentaries and classic festival films in the bar, these include
with The Last Waltz, Stones in the Park and Woodstock! On top of this; we will
have a speciality BBQ outside on the Prow packed with a variety of meat and
vegetarian option, and in our Bar we will be serving Tramlines Ale. The Showroom
is close to the Sheffield train station, so it’s ideal for a first or last stop
for people coming from out of town!
I have learnt
from working under pressure and enjoyed the fun of organising Tramlines this
year at the Showroom; it has helped me massively improve in understanding my chosen
career path. It’s shown my passion towards music, performing and managing
I hope that you
can come and join us on Tramlines Weekend!
Full details of the Tramlines line-up