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Written by: Hannah Whitehead 2015 is set to be a pretty exciting year in terms of music, theatre and other local events in the North East…. and particularly on Tyneside.
Newcastle Tuesday 20th January More info on First Aid Kit at their official website REVIEW BY: MATILDA NEILL First Aid Kit is a Swedish folk-duo, composed of two young sisters, and last Tuesday was their debut performance in Newcastle, as … Continue reading
Gateshead 20th December 2014 More information on Frozen by Sight at the official website Review by: Sophie Heward Paul Smith and Peter Brewis are best known for being frontmen of artistic indie-rock bands Maximo Park and Field Music but their … Continue reading
Newcastle Monday 8th December 2014 More info on Gogol Bordello at their official website Review by: Karis King Quick! Book your tickets to the nearest and soonest Gogol Bordello gig you can find, because your evening will be packed with … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne Friday 12th December 2014 More information on Madness from their official website Review by: Sophie Ward Madness have been around for over 30 years and last weekend proved that, despite aging, they’ve still got it (in fact … Continue reading
23rd November 2014 More information on A Day to Remember at their official website Review and photography by: Tasha Peto The last night of the All Signs Point To Britain tour for A Day To Remember brought a full house … Continue reading
WORDS: PAIGE SMITH Up and coming singer-songwriter Brett Dennen supported Paloma Faith on her recent appearance at Newcastle City Hall. I took the chance to find out more about him. What made you want to be a singer? I never … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne 19th November 2014 Review by: Sophie Heward I must be honest with you, when I left my house to see The Ordinary Boys make their return at Newcastle’s Think Tank, I was feeling pessimistic. How could a … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne 16th November 2014 More info on New Found Glory at their official website Review by: Angus Michie Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour: New Found Glory’s way of telling us that they’re back with their eighth studio album … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne 11TH November 2014 Photography by: Brian James Review by: Katie Cain I had been incredibly excited for this gig from the minute I found out about it. Two of my favourite bands were performing in one gig … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne 10th November 2014 The Kooks Official Website Review by: Sarah Burgess Apart from the occasional visits to Dirty Pop on a bustling Friday night in town, I’m somewhat ashamed to say that I have never been to … Continue reading
Gateshead Old Town Hall 30th October 2014 Review by: Eve Knowlson Reality Boots have collaborated with Skimstone Arts to create their debut album Louder Than Words. The musicians decided to set their album launch on the eve of Halloween in … Continue reading
27th October 2014 Review by: Sophie Heward Nick Mulvey is an artist who is well-respected and remarkably talented but until I had the pleasure of seeing his live show, he’d never truly won me over. Last Monday night though, I … Continue reading
26.10.14 More info on British Sea Power at their Official Website Review by: Cariad Fiddy With the stage set up like an enchanted woodland (much like something from Narnia), British Sea Power took to The Sage in Newcastle for their … Continue reading
24th October 2014 Paolo Nutini Official Website Review by: Somer Cannell Paolo Nutini delivered an amazing set to a sell-out audience at the Metro Radio Arena on Friday. Of course, Paolo didn’t disappoint when he opened with ‘Scream (Funk My … Continue reading
21st October 2014 More information from Example’s Official Website Review by: Barry Quinn Following the surprisingly sensational opening act Delta Heavy, who combined dub and EDM expertly, Example rocked the packed-out O2 Academy in Newcastle on Tuesday 21st October. Despite … Continue reading
9th October 2014 Listen to Eagulls’ stream on Soundcloud Review by: Liv Cossey The room was packed, the bar staff were being run off their feet and the brewing anticipation for post-punk band Eagulls was reverberating through The Cluny. Local … Continue reading
9th October 2014 Listen to Dry the River on Soundcloud Review by: Sophie Heward It’s been a long while since Dry The River graced the North East with their heavenly three-piece harmonies and wild crescendos but last Thursday night, not … Continue reading
Newcastle 7th October 2014 The Wytches Official Website Review by: Sophie Heward Since forming in 2011, psych-rock trio The Wytches have gained an army of dedicated followers, played countless festival sets and released their highly-acclaimed debut album, Annabel Dream Reader . … Continue reading
Middlesbrough Sunday 5th October 2014 Review by: Katie Cain Make A Scene, acclaimed as the North East’s greatest alternative music festival, returned for its 5th year in 2014 . The festival has previously welcomed bands such as Lower Than Atlantis, Neck … Continue reading