SLIDESHOW: Young artists take to the stage at Routes Festival

Talented young musicians hit the stage to show off their creativity at this year’s Routes Festival.

The event was back for the third time at the Orangebox young people’s centre in Halifax yesterday (Saturday), with budding artists appearing throughout the afternoon and evening.

Ghost Writer perform during Routes Festival at Orangebox, Halifax

Ghost Writer perform during Routes Festival at Orangebox, Halifax

The festival provides a platform for musicians aged 12-24 to showcase their sound on an accessible stage.

Three piece rockers Dead End Friends kicked off the two-stage gig, which boasted pop, indie, metal and acoustic bands.

Halifax-based alternative rock outfit 47 Minutes Late headlined.