Andrew Yeadon

Andrew Yeadon is a musician, singer, songwriter from Co Durham currently running the highly popular TCR music project in Barnard Castle which serves to provide people from Teesdale with tuition, rehearsal and recording facilities and help and advice with music.

Forming his first band aged thirteen influenced by the likes of Guns'n'Roses and Iron Maiden his school bands took on a number of incarnations regularly featuring Ainsley Crishan on bass and Paul Elliott on drums, the group, then called 'The Scarecrows' hit a high when they were 16 when they were picked from 200 bands to play at Newcasatle's Mayfair club in the Northern final of the Panasonic Audio Rock School where they came third. After this the group took an unusual turn and recruited good friends James Whitburn on alto sax and Barnaby Fryer on tenor and did a set of soul covers dressed up in shades and bow ties under the name of 'The Prisoners' who proved very popular.

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