Yorkshire rockers Kaiser Chiefs are due back at the Metro Radio Arena for the third time
Ex Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant is taking to the road in support of a new album, which will bring him to Newcastle in November
Vintage Trouble say they think of Sage Gateshead as a second home as they prepare for the Hall One gig they dreamed of
Acts already signed up for the Allen Valleys Folk Festival are North East band Martin Stephenson and the Daintees, and Bridie Jackson and The Arbour, winners of last year’s Best Emerging Talent award at Glastonbury
Alternative pop band Everything Everything are kicking off their autumn tour in Newcastle. Sam Wonfor talks to frontman, Jonathan Higgs
TELEVISION and film director Gavin Taylor, who worked with some of the greatest stars in music, has died at the age of 72.
Elder statesman of American rock Todd Rundgren was at The Sage Gateshead. Martin Ellis went along
KEVIN Nolan has described the home defeat by Blackpool as a kick up the backside for Newcastle United - which means nobody has been sitting comfortably this week.
TRANSITION communities – those that have committed to reducing global warming and living a life less dependent on oil – are springing up all over the world, including here, in our corner of an increasingly energy conscious globe.
Your exclusive beauty column from Mac Cosmetics’ senior make-up artist, Sunderland-born Caroline Donnelly.
A SPANISH teenager who moved to Gateshead four years ago has landed one of the top roles in British youth music.
Half of Britons in the dark over pension schemes; Private equity industry warns it could quit Britain; Power supplier Aggreko sees better-than-expected profits.
BEING in a turbulent relationship is never much fun but, if you happen to be a singer/songwriter, then at least your troubles could have an upside .
THE three Rs have become Rap, Rhythm and Respect in the North East this summer.
THERE are certain musicians in any era who manage to transcend even the term world-class.
THE baroque ensemble Red Priest opened the 14th Brinkburn Music festival last night in rousing style, heralding a weekend of truly world class classical music.
A BRASS band from India generated some welcome heat under the grey skies of County Durham yesterday.
TICKETS went on sale today for an autumn Newcastle show for top Indie band Editors.
EDITORS have announced a massive UK tour for October with tickets going on sale at 9am today.
It's been an exciting week for Welsh diva Dame Shirley. A triumphant set at Glastonbury last weekend saw her delighting the mud-soaked crowds with renditions of Hey Big Spender and The Lady Is A Tramp.