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Saturday 10 August 2019

Get Loud 2019: Hollie Cook & 10cc Get Intimate In Brighton In Support Of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy

"The music we create is a real representation of a person - an outlet for personal creativity, thoughts and feelings. The more music I make, the more personal and true representation of myself is, and that is so valuable to me, so I can completely relate to what Nordoff Robbins offer in music therapy to those really struggling; an opportunity for true self-expression," says Hollie Cook. 

Nordoff Robbins, the UK's largest independent music therapy charity, has announced the return of their Get Loud campaign - bringing artists to venues up and down the UK on one very special night. 

Taking place on Wednesday 25 September, Get Loud 2019 will present twelve celebrated UK artists performing at the same time in twelve intimate venues around the UK. 

The eclectic mix of artists performing this year are helping Nordoff Robbins celebrate the diversity of their charity, as they reach out to anyone and everyone who can be helped by music therapy. 


Julie Whelan, Chief Executive of Nordoff Robbins said: 

"Our Get Loud campaign gives us the chance to highlight the way in which music can truly enrich the lives of people facing some very difficult challenges, and promote the work we are doing in communities right across the UK."

At Brighton's Komedia, 10cc play an unbelievably small show in the famed venue's basement - delving across their five decades in music for an iconic moment down on the south coast. 


"Music is a kind of therapy for us too," add 10cc. 

"And so it's wonderful to see that it can have such a dramatic effect on young people who have difficulty communicating in other ways, and that participating can bring them so much."    

Joining them in Brighton, at The Prince Albert, is UK singer and one-time Slits member Hollie Cook, who will be sharing her unique brand of dynamic reggae sounds. 

   

Nordoff Robbins music therapists are trained to the highest standards through its Master of Music Therapy programme and work in schools, hospitals, care homes, prisons, brain injury units, and mental health services to reach and support the UK's most vulnerable and isolated people, when and where they need help most.  

Since Get Loud started in 2016, the charity has celebrated the power of music with some of the most influential names in music, raising an incredible £280,000 to date.

Tickets for the individual 'Get Loud Sessions' will cost £10 and go on sale at 10am on Friday 9th August via GetLoud.org.uk with all the proceeds going directly to the charity.

by: Mike Cobley




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