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

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
Geordie Rat Pack

Ten things not to miss in the North East in July, including Annie, John Cooper Clarke and SIRF

Whether the sun gets its hat on or not, there's loads to see on stages all over Tyneside and beyond. SummerTyne, Pride and Joy Atlas are just some

Review: Don McLean, Hall One, Sage Gateshead

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

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

Jonathan Bloxham with Newcastle High School for Girls pupils
A concert called Unfinished finished in glorious style with a cathedral performance of Mozart's Requiem
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

Review: Mark Knopfler at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Mark Knopfler, in concert at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
The evolution of Mark Knopfler from Eighties soft rock superstar to peerless songwriter was evident at the Arena

Wet Wet Wet announce date at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena as part of 2016 tour

Wet Wet Wet
Marti Pellow and his bandmates, who have collectively notched up more than 30 UK chart hits will play the Tyneside date in March 2016

Videos & Photos

Culture Awards 2014: Hyde and Beast perform

Culture Awards Alumni Gallery: Class of 2014

The Journal Culture Awards 2007 at the Northern Stage 31 March 2008 - Hairspray medley by Newcastle College

Culture Awards Alumni: The Class of 2007

Culture Awards 2008 - compere Bob Fischer

Culture Awards Alumni: The Class of 2008

 

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