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

Disco legend Candi Staton to welcome New Year in at Sage Gateshead

Candi Staton will headline a special New Year's Eve celebration as Sage Gateshead gets ready to welcome in 2015

Review: Royal Northern Sinfonia with John Lill, Hall One, Sage Gateshead

Royal Northern Sinfonia
A programme of Beethoven and Brahms masterworks made a Sage audience happy - including a guide dog

Newcastle's Victoria Tunnel set for underground music event

Musicians in rehearsal in Newcastle's Victoria Tunnel
Newcastle's Victoria Tunnel to stage performance
5th Story performing at the opening night of The Big Reunion Boyband Tour at London's O2 Arena

Review: Big Reunion Boyband Tour at the Metro Radio Arena

The clock was firmly turned back on Thursday night as chart stars from the Smash Hits era graced the Tyneside stage for a nostalgic hits fest

'Boyband' Big Reunion rides wave of nostalgia all the way to the Metro Radio Arena

Pop group Blue, who are on The Big Reunion Boy Band tour
Any trade descriptions act concerns have been brushed aside by the Big Reunion Boyband Tour which is on Tyneside on Thursday

Final Say: Lee Evans talks to The Journal ahead of his Metro Radio Arena gig

Lee Evans
One of the UK's most successful comics is back on Tyneside for a three-night stay at the Metro Radio Arena in November

Videos & Photos

Byker Grove cast in 1998

Byker Grove: Win a pair of VIP tickets to anniversary event at the Tyneside Cinema

Simon Donald, creator of Viz

Simon Donald: Viz co-creator diagnosed with multiple sclerosis on camera

Local lads Craig Mason (left) and Shane Cummins are members of the dance cast

Watch: Reporting for Riverdance duty at the Sunderland Empire

 

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