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
Musicians in rehearsal in Newcastle's Victoria Tunnel

Newcastle's Victoria Tunnel set for underground music event

Newcastle's Victoria Tunnel to stage performance

Review: The Sage Gateshead tells a tale of war told through music and dance

A scene from War Correspondents, a work of 'song theatre' by Helen Chadwick
The frustrations of the war correspondent are brought to the stage in a new work of 'song theatre'

Skellig author David Almond to write a football opera for Sunderland

Award winning Author David Almond at the Stadium of Light
The opera, which will premiere in November 2015, has been commissioned by Music in the Minster and will have Sunderland AFC at its heart
Spandau Ballet, who are touring in 2015

Spandau Ballet: Tickets to go on sale for gig at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle

Hot on the heels of big screen success, Spandau Ballet have announced a new live tour for 2015

Review: Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic, Metro Radio Arena, until Sunday

Mickey and Minnie led a cast of Disney legends back to Tyneside
This week, The Journal's youngest columnist, Curious Georgie returned to the site of last year's meltdown (her not the ice) as Mickey and Friends skate onto Tyneside

X Factor as live tour dates go on sale before live shows start

The X Factor Tour logo 2015
Following the selection of the 12 finalists in the ITV1 show, the live tour of the X Factor has booked a date at the Metro Radio Arena

Videos & Photos

Northern Ballet dancers Giuliano Contadini and Lucia Solari in David Nixon OBE's Cinderella

Review: Cinderella, Northern Ballet, Newcastle Theatre Royal

Last Night Of The Proms at Newcastle City Hall

Review: North East Last Night of the Proms at Newcastle City Hall

Virginia Bodman with her exhibition at the Globe Gallery in Newcastle

Virginia Bodman: North East artist takes over three floors of Newcastle gallery

 

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