Local: The River Coasters
As you can probably almost immediately tell from this pic The River Coasters are a duo. What you may not yet know is that they’re good. Really good.
Ready steady LOUDMAMMOTH
Get your high-five hand at the ready to wave in the direction of Rachel, Will and Declan, a local band of rare note everyone is calling LOUDMAMMOTH.
Go Hardwick or go home
Hardwick Live have hit us up with some stellar events over the years, but for their 2019 summer knees-up they’ve really went to town with a line-up featuring some of the great...
Motormouth of the Tyne
Nadine Shah has always got something to say which is great because she’s always worth listening to. And she’s just one of the highlights of this year’s Mouth of the Tyne festi...
Festival fave returns!
The Lindisfarne Festival is back once again this year, and how. Consider this your official heads-up.
Not real witches
L.A. Witch – as they keep pointing out in interviews – are not, if fact, real witches. That doesn’t mean they can’t conjure up a rare kind of magic, however. They’re playing T...
Are you ready for Eddi?
Eddi Reader is celebrating her 40th year as a live performer the only way she knows how: by singing her ruddy heart out. She’s at the Gala in Durham this June.
I think the word I’m looking for when it comes to this Newcastle trio is “UNCOMPROMISING” (yep, caps).
Local: Becca James
Gather round, because we’ve finally got the sordid truth behind why Becca James is just so darn good.
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.
Local: The Noise & The Naive
A set of drums, a guitar and enough amped up energy to light up a capital city is more than enough to get me on board with this duo.
Local: St. Buryan
Newcastle/Sunderland quintet St. Buryan, how do I love thee, let me count the ways…