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The Futureheads headline Chase Park Festival

The Culture Awards in Sunderland: A snapshot of the city's recent music heritage

As the final plans for the Awards are put in place, Rob Lawson casts an eye over the city’s considerable music output over the past few decades

Music legend Gladys Knight wows the assembled audience at Sage Gateshead

The multi-Grammy Award winner was delighted to get such a warm reception from the Tyneside crowd who were just as thrilled to have her

Midge Ure who is coming to Sage Gateshead

Midge Ure to perform Breathe in Sage Gateshead gig

It was the album that nearly didn't make it but Midge Ure fans will hear the whole thing 20 years on

Peggy Seeger

Review: Peggy Seeger at Sage Gateshead

Hall Two at Sage Gateshead played host to a magical evening with Peggy Seeger and sons

The Royal Northern Sinfonia Orchestra

Review: Royal Northern Sinfonia/Jaime Martin and Paul Lewis, Hall One, Sage Gateshead

The classical season finale saw Beethoven's third symphony paired with a Brahms piano concerto to wonderful effect

Hannabiel Sanders who will be performing with her Midnight Blue

The full BRASS 2015 festival line-up announced

Durham sounds its annual fanfare for Brass with a wide-ranging programme of July concerts and commissions

(From the left) Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee of Motley Crue

Motley Crue choose Metro Radio Arena for one of the dates on their farewell UK tour

Tickets to see legendary rockers Motley Crue with iconic special guest Alice Cooper, will go on sale on June 19

5 Seconds of Summer at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle

5 Seconds of Summer review: Aussie boy band prove a big hit at Metro Radio Arena

Aussie boy band 5 Seconds of Summer prove themselves worthy heirs to the Take That crown at their gig at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Kid Creole performing in London in 2012

Kid Creole to play Newcastle bowling club as part of this year's ¡Vamos! Festival

Headliners at this year's Vamos festival are a band which offered upbeat music - and Coconuts - to 80s audiences

Keith Morris and Joe Scurfield

Legacy of talented hit-and-run musicians Keith Morris and Joe Scurfield lives on

Musicians Keith Morris and Joe Scurfield, who died 10 years ago, will be remembered in special musical events this month

The Sage Gateshead

Review: Don McLean, Hall One, Sage Gateshead

The American Pie singer songwriter bedded in for a long, polished and memorable performance for an appreciative Tyneside audience

Buzzcocks are Steve Diggle, Danny Farrant, Pete Shelley and Chris Remington

Chris Remington on life as a Buzzcock as the band head to Sunderland's North Shore

Buzzcocks survived punk and are still going strong as an audience at Sunderland's North Shore is to find out

Jonathan Bloxham with Newcastle High School for Girls pupils

Review: Mozart’s Requiem, Northern Chords, Newcastle Cathedral

A concert called Unfinished finished in glorious style with a cathedral performance of Mozart's Requiem

Hat Fitz & Cara who are to entertain at The Cluny

Alternative gig arranged as Jumpin’ Hot Jamboree Garden Party is cancelled

The Jumpin' Hot Jamboree Garden Party in County Durham has been called off after an objection

Folk singer and activist Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger comes to Gateshead on 80th birthday tour

One of the great figures in folk will be performing songs from her recent hit album at Sage Gateshead

Tenor Ben Johnson

Northern Chords proceeds to a rousing finale

Concerts in Newcastle Cathedral and Sage Gateshead will feature some of our best classical music talent

FooFighters performing live at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland

Review: Foo Fighters, Stadium of Light, Sunderland

Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foos rocked a bouncing Wearside crowd from beginning to end after Kaiser Chiefs warmed them up

Newcastle singer-songwriter Jake Houlsby

Newcastle-based singer-songwriter Jake Houlsby set to release debut EP

Indie-folk singer Jake Houslby will be celebrating the release of Yannina at a special gig at St Ann's Church in Newcastle on Saturday June 6

Peter Davison

Peter Davison shares his Doctor Who memories as Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular comes to the Newcastle

The fifth 'Time Lord' is to perform the narrator's role as the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular comes to the Arena

The Fall, lead by Mark E Smith

Review: The Fall in Newcastle roll back the years with energetic performance

The post-punk band who formed in the 1970s were performing in Newcastle on Saturday night