1 day. 9 venues. A million bands.
For live music lovers, Stockton Calling is better than Christmas, Easter and the day you first discovered Ben & Jerry’s Caramel Chew Chew all rolled into one. It’s due to hit ...
A shrinking wallflower...?
Camille O’Sullivan interprets classic pop songs like no other and she’ll be bringing the drama when she plays ARC this March.
40 acts. 3 stages. 1 venue.
And that venue in full: the wonderful Exchange in North Shields who are gearing up to hold their Originals Weekend Festival in early April which will celebrate original music ...
Are you ready to indie-pop?
I fancy one of this bunch (and it’s not the one that you think). They are London four-piece Anteros and they’re coming to Think Tank? in Newcastle to indie-pop your world in e...
The shockingly good Miss Emerald
Dutch singer Caro Emerald is one of the few people who let us throw around the term “electro swing” without feeling any cause for alarm. And - what do you know - she’ll be swi...
Cheer up Creeper!
They look like they’ve just been told that Ben Fogle and his pack of barking dogs has just moved in next door. But surely being one of British rock’s most sizzling new bands d...
Marsicans are musicians!
Fancy that! I can’t say I’m overly keen on the name Marsicans, but I can say I’m a big fan of their noisy pop and they’ve got two dates in the region this March.
Get some lippy on!
This is Russian band Mirrored Lips who, if you’re looking for a pigeon hole to shove them, might just about be jammed into “Riot Grrrl”, but they’re a lot more interesting tha...
I don’t fancy yours much
Hey! If The Urban Voodoo Machine sounded any more bourbon soaked then they’d be ruddy flammable. FLAMMABLE!
Do you like to boogie?
If you enjoy a bit of Marc Bolan and T. Rex (and you really should) then you’ll probably be interested in the T. Rex Disco Party that is coming to The Cluny in March.
Archipelago? It means “an extensive group of islands”; or it’s a 2010 film about a bunch of middle-class people going on a disappointing holiday; or it’s this fabulous jazz ba...
How do you pronounce that? Scale-sia, or Scal-esia? Either way you’ve got a hot new band from Newcastle to get very excited about.
WIN Viva Morrissey tickets!
Viva Morrissey are playing The Cluny in April and we’ve got a couple of tickets up for grabs if you’d like to see them for nowt.