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Review: John Wilson Orchestra at The Sage Gateshead

The John Wilson Orchestra played to a packed Hall One of Sage Gateshead. Kieran Gill was there to catch the show led by Gateshead-born John Wilson

Oasis manager Alan McGee releases his first memoir on his rock n roll career

Alan McGee has released his first ever memoir
Creation Stories: Riots, Raves and Running a Label charts the history of one of the UK’s most iconic record labels - and its legendary founder's highs and lows

Review: Mott the Hoople at Newcastle City Hall

Newcastle City Hall
It may be the best part of four decades since Mott The Hoople last played the City Hall but loyalty knows no bounds where these glam rock heroes are concerned

Review: Stereophonics at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Stereophonics
Blue strobe lighting and billows of red smoke is how Kelly Jones and his band opened the gig to coincide with their eighth album release

Review: Television at the Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead Music Centre
Church bells ring, then Tom Verlaine leads his Television on.They tune up, perhaps unaware given their sporadic live appearances over these past four decades
Alan McGee has released his first ever memoir

Oasis manager Alan McGee releases his first memoir on his rock n roll career

Creation Stories: Riots, Raves and Running a Label charts the history of one of the UK’s most iconic record labels - and its legendary founder's highs and lows

New lease of life for Jazz Cafe as Keith Crombie tribute film makes appeal for cash

Keith Crombie
When doors closed at the Jazz Café following the death of its founder Keith Crombie just after Christmas last year, it marked the end of an era

The Jar Family lift the lid on 'Jarmalade' for home gigs

The Jar Family
The Jar Family are returning to the road at the end of November and early December for a handful of live dates

Reviews

The Sage Gateshead Music Centre with the Baltic

Review: John Wilson Orchestra at The Sage Gateshead

The John Wilson Orchestra played to a packed Hall One of Sage Gateshead. Kieran Gill was there to catch the show led by Gateshead-born John Wilson

Review: Mott the Hoople at Newcastle City Hall

Newcastle City Hall
It may be the best part of four decades since Mott The Hoople last played the City Hall but loyalty knows no bounds where these glam rock heroes are concerned

Review: Stereophonics at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Stereophonics
Blue strobe lighting and billows of red smoke is how Kelly Jones and his band opened the gig to coincide with their eighth album release
Engineers add the Great North Run sign to the Tyne Bridge overnight

Great North Run 'selfies' sought after sign placed on Tyne Bridge

After engineers toiled through the night to add the races' name to the Tyne Bridge, Tynesiders are being encouraged to take photos

Review: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland at The Sage Gateshead

The Sage Gateshead Music Centre
The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland gave an exuberant performance at Sage's Festival of Youth Orchestras

From brainwaves to airwaves for North East university professor

Dr Jason Ellis of Northumbria University who has taken part in an experiment converting his brainwaves into soundwaves for broadcast on radio
Unique experiment sees Northumbria University professor create unique piece of music from his own brainwaves
Chase and Status

Metro Radio Arena to host two-day outdoor dance music festival

A festival of dance music will become the first outdoor event of its kind presented at the Metro Radio Arena

The Monday Interview: Bill MacLeod, senior partner at PwC

Bill Macleod, Senior Partner of PWC, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A new era is beginning for the Newcastle office of PwC, as new senior partner Bill MacLeod tells Coreena Ford

Review: Elton John at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

Elton John celebrated 40 years since Goodbye Yellow Brick Road with an unforgettable gig on Tyneside
Elton John is on tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of his Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album and is clearly relishing every chorus

Videos & Photos

Inside a WW1 trench with British and captured German soldiers, who have been disarmed although the picture from Annan's Frederick Gibbs shows they have still retained their ration tins and even a pipe.

Lights to go out in commemoration of the outbreak of war

Artica by Ponten Pie, one of the acts appearing at the Stockton International Riverside Festival

Stockton International Riverside Festival will attract thousands to the streets

Preparations for film ITV period drama Downton Abbey at Alnwick Castle updated

ITV drama Downton Abbey is being filmed at Alnwick Castle

 

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