Melissa is all set to shine with the stars

A teenage cancer survivor will take her place on stage alongside some of the top names in music tonight at the biggest showbiz event in North-East history.

Can you make Vegas laugh?

Budding comedians are being given the chance to join the star-studded line-up at the upcoming 3 Bandstand gig at The Sage Gateshead, thanks to mobile media company 3 and Johnny Vegas.

Jill adds her voice to charity gig

Jill Halfpenny is the latest addition to the 3 Bandstand line-up, set to fill The Sage Gateshead with music and laughter next month.

Win tickets to 3 Bandstand

Celebrate the end of the summer with tickets to a star-studded event - 3 Bandstand at The Sage Gateshead, on Saturday 16th September.

Weller boosts line-up

An evening of music and comedy to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust has revealed its latest supporter, who will be belting out a few of his greatest hits at next month's gig.

Bringing swing back into town

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A North East theatre is set to jazz things up next week, as Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr discovers.

Artists' backing

Paul Weller and Stereophonics have donated songs to a new album raising money for male cancers.

Weller in concerts

Modfather Paul Weller is to appear in concert at Newcastle City Hall in November.


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