Fifteen of the finest young classical singers in the north-east are inviting you to ‘Come in the Garden’, a series of three glorious concerts taking place across the north-eas...
A vision for sound
The Sonic Arts Week festival returns to Teesside in July with a plethora of events celebrating sound and music. Ear! Ear!
Gig of the month alert!
The US singer-songwriter Rachael Sage is a rare talent and she’s coming to The Exchange in North Shields this July.
Hayley McKay: booked!
One of the region’s finest singer/songwriters Hayley McKay is all set to play an intimate gig at Durham’s wonderful People’s Bookshop in July.
It’s glam up north
Festival season is upon us and with Glastonbury almost a distant memory, it’s time to dust down our wellies and do it all again in a different field somewhere. Whether you’re ...
The greatest Shonen on earth
Evergreen Japanese pop-punkers Shonen Knife are coming back to the region in July to give you the kind of sugar-rush that the pick and mix at Cineworld can only dream about.
Did somebody say Murder?
The Murder Capital are the kind of post-punks who are threatening to make “post-punk” a thing worth getting excited about again. They’re playing The Independent in Sunderland ...
Jess we can!
Bona fide pop entity Jess Glynne is one of the best stars to come out of the UK in recent years and she’ll be thrilling the north-east with all of her chart-toppers when she p...
One of the region’s finest
Hartlepool’s James Leonard Hewitson is – as the above headline hints at – one of the region’s finest singer/songwriters and he’s back with a new single AND tour.
What are these gonks after?
They are after your love and they’ll get it too if you like your pop music to sound like it’s been fed through a grunge-me-up filter. They’re playing Newcastle in July.
Folk: All mine, all mine
The Folk on the Tyne festival at Sage Gateshead will feature a day packed with gigs, workshops, free performances and family stuff.
Your summer. Sorted.
The South Tyneside Festival is back again this summer and, yes, one of the highlights will once again be the free Sunday afternoon shows at Bents Park.
Local: Beth Macari
If you’ve got a spotlight handy then swing it in the direction of Beth Macari because this Newcastle lass deserves to be under it.