Kelly! Collister! Unstoppable!
When Dave Kelly, founder member of The Blues Band, and Christine Collister, UK folk royalty, get together, the results are spectacular.
When WORTHY & AMAZING collide
The ‘What If?’ album features a clutch of top-notch local artists and is raising funds for RTProjects who work creatively with those who experience depression and anxiety. The...
Party like it’s 1985!
Let’s Rock The North East is a new festival coming to Herrington Country Park in Sunderland and features the kind of 1980s acts who really know how to light the party touch-pa...
A woman. Being mint.
Ruth Patterson (pictured) is just one of the acts playing the three-day Women Are Mint festival, which is coming to Cobalt Studios in May.
How great is she?
You have to have some chutzpah, and no little greatness, to take the stage name Emmy the Great, but, thankfully, Emma-Lee Moss (for such is her real name) pulls it off with ap...
Give us pop! (not hate)
Pop! Not Hate is a super looking benefit gig at Star & Shadow with funds raised going towards Hope Not Hate and Stand Up to Racism.
Sublime electronica as standard
One of our very favourite groovers Róisín Murphy is coming to Boiler Shop in Newcastle this May. Woo! Hoo!
Violin! Guitar! Whistle!
This duo from Priddy in Somerset have perhaps the folkiest of all folk band names: The Drystones. They are thrilling live and will be setting The Witham alight this May.
Are The Little Unsaid about to release one of the year’s best albums? I rather think that they might be.
Born to be Wildhearts
The very chequered history of Newcastle’s The Wildhearts is about to receive a whole new chapter with the release of their first album in 10 years. They’re also on tour.
Local: Charlie Soul
Is Charlie Soul the coolest name in pop? (Answer: yes.) And – get this! - it’s not even a made-up stage name! (Well, nearly. Her real name is Charlotte Soulsby. But still.)
Local: Michael Gallagher
He’s 22, he’s from Hartlepool and he’s got it going on. If you’d like to know precisely what he’s got going on then check out this following message.
Answers on a postcard…
We think it’s high time you started fluttering your eyelashes in the direction of Newcastle’s Ponyland for no other reason than their new album is absolutely amazing.