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Week commencing 19th February at Sage Gateshead

Next week (week commencing 19th February) at Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead welcomes some fantastic performers to delight audiences of all ages. From dazzling ballroom dancers Anton and Erin, iconic singer-songwriter Judie Tzuke to captivating tales from mountaineer Andy Kirkpatrick through to classical, rock and Haitian roots music, it promises[…]

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NICK J.D. HODGSON

NICK J.D. HODGSON ANNOUNCES UK & IRELAND TOUR   This was never the plan when Nick left Kaiser Chiefs in 2012. The plan was to stay at home writing and producing for other people. After five years of  writing songs with everyone from Shirley Bassey to Rat Boy via Mark Ronson[…]

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Sage Gateshead: on sale from Friday 16th February

Sage Gateshead: on sale from Friday 16th February    Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce some fantastic shows, which go on sale on Friday 16 February. Singer-songwriter and lead singer of duo Dresden Dolls Amanda Palmer brings her spontaneous An Evening With show to Sage Gateshead on her first UK[…]

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Seal at the Sage Gateshead

Seal – The Standards Tour plus Thabo   We were lucky enough to have tickets to see Seal when he came to the Sage Gateshead this Tuesday.   He was performing songs from his new album ‘Standards‘, touring the UK this February, accompanied by his support act Thabo.  It promised[…]

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BAHLA

Cinematic Jazz Outfit Head Out on UK Tour  Following the release of their acclaimed debut album Imprints, up-and-coming contemporary jazz act BAHLA are heading out on UK tour.  Breaking new ground with their unique mix of cinematic jazz entangled with Jewish folklore, the London-based 5-piece outfit will launch the project[…]

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Roy G Hemmings Motown & Philadelphia on Tour

Roy G Hemmings – Motown & Philadelphia on Tour  Playhouse Whitley BaySaturday 17th of February 2018     The hits and memories just keep on coming as multi-award winning ROY G HEMMINGS and his 15 strong on-stage band’s full-evening show delivers memories of a twin era of music that lives on and[…]

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JEFF WAYNE’S MUSICAL VERSION OF THE WAR OF THE WORLD’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

  JASON DONOVAN, ADAM GARCIA, CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER, NEWTON FALKNER, NATHAN JAMES & ANNA MARIE-WAYNE ANNOUNCED FOR JEFF WAYNE’S MUSICAL VERSION OF THE WAR OF THE WORLD’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR METRO RADIO ARENA, NEWCASTLE – SATURDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2018   One of the most ground-breaking arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne’s Musical[…]

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BEANS ON TOAST

Cult English Folk Singer Beans on Toast announces his debut book, a seated UK tour & a double vinyl release   This May, BEANS ON TOAST will embark on a tour of UK venues. This tour, however, will be somewhat different. The aptly titled ‘SITTING ON A CHAIR TOUR’ will see[…]

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Sage Gateshead: on sale from Friday 9th February

Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce some fantastic shows On sale on Friday 9 February   Scotland’s pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure, Dougie MacLean, performs some of his unique, roots-inspired pieces. Jazz-rockers Soft Machine bring their 50th anniversary reunion tour, promising exquisite renditions of tunes from their back[…]

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Next week (week commencing 12th February) at Sage Gateshead

What’s on at the Sage Gateshead    Sage Gateshead welcomes some fantastic performers from the worlds of pop, jazz, folk, country, and classical music. Pop legend Seal showcases his new album, Standards, as well as his classic hits on 13 February. Folk collaboration Leveret perform their traditional sound with the[…]

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New York, New York

New York, New York – Royal Northern Sinfonia at the Sage Gateshead ~ a guest blog by Mandy Charlton   New York, New York was a beautiful tribute to American music, mostly Gerswhin and then some Leonard Bernstein.  An orchestra on their own would have rocked this but with guest vocalists direct from the[…]

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Rhinestone Cowboy

Rhinestone Cowboy – The Glen Campbell Story Playhouse Whitley Bay – Saturday 10th of February 2018 – 7.30pm   American singer, songwriter, musician, actor… legend! During his 50 years in show business, Glen Campbell released over 70 albums, sold 45 million records, received 12 RIAA gold albums, four platinum and one double[…]

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Sage Gateshead: on sale now

New at the Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce some fantastic shows, which go on sale on Friday 2 February. The world’s greatest living explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, offers a personal journey through his life, from his early years to the present day. UK country superstars The[…]

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Let’s Twist Again

Let’s Twist Again Playhouse Whitley Bay – Sunday 4th of February 2018 – 7.30 pm   Love 50s and 60s music? Then you will love ‘Let’s Twist Again’… WITH NEW SONGS FOR 2018. THEY’RE BACK BY VERY POPULAR DEMAND, this full company of critically acclaimed artistes and musicians returns by to deliver the[…]

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Next week (week commencing 5th February) at Sage Gateshead

Next week (week commencing 5th February) at Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead welcomes some fantastic performers this weekend to delight audiences of all ages. Legendary crooner Jack Jones brings his 80th birthday tour to Sage One on 6 February, performing all his classic hits. The incredible Elkie Brooks brings a[…]

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Crooners

Crooners Playhouse Whitley Bay – Friday 16th of February 2018 This modern world does not always seem the place for men of style and vigour. Men with a penchant for sentiment, romance and charm. Men who own tap shoes. Crooners follows the story of three very British gentlemen who exude the[…]

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THE BELLRAYS

THE BELLRAYS ANNOUNCE UK TOUR FOR MARCH 2018 March Wed 7th – Newcastle – The Cluny   Punk. Funk. Rock. Soul. The main ingredients in a potent witch’s brew that the Bellrays have been mixing for a long time now. Returning with their first full new album since the release of ‘Black Lightning’ in 2010,[…]

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Tenors Unlimited

Tenors Unlimited – Songs From Venice to Vegas Playhouse Whitley Bay – Thursday 8th of February 2018 Hear the best songs from the world’s Opera Houses, Broadway Theatres & Concert Halls as ‘the Rat Pack of Opera’ take you from ‘Venice to Vegas.’ This is the MUST SEE show of the[…]

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SUNFLOWER BEAN

Sunflower Bean ‘Twentytwo in Blue’   New York trio SUNFLOWER BEAN have announced their second record Twentytwo in Blue. The album will be released on March 23rd when all members of the band – Julia Cumming, Jacob Faber and Nick Kivlen – will be 22 years old. The album comes almost two years and two months after the release[…]

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Rufus Wainwright

DHP Family presents Rufus Wainwright  Playhouse Whitley Bay – Monday 25th of June 2018  – Doors 7pm   Praised by the New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation. The New York-born, Montreal-raised singer songwriter has[…]

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to Whitley Bay

Maple Tree Entertainment Ltd presents The Simon & Garfunkel Story  Playhouse Whitley Bay – Tuesday 30th January 2018     Has it really been 50 years since the most successful Folk/Rock Duo of all time recorded their first no1 hit single ‘The Sound of Silence’? Having performed to SOLD OUT audiences in[…]

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The Simon and Garfunkel Story review

The Simon and Garfunkel Story Is The Perfect Night Of Nostalgia ~ a guest blog by Cheish Merryweather   Direct from it’s sold out success in London, The Simon and Garfunkel Story came into town and the Sage Gateshead, was the perfect venue for it. The performance tells the story of Paul[…]

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Beauty and the Beast

Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast Playhouse Whitley Bay – Saturday 3rd February 2018 (2pm & 7pm)   Singalonga Productions invite you to “Be our Guest” at Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast. Join us as we celebrate with a screening of Disney’s brand new adaptation of the iconic fairy tale, with on-screen[…]

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BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT

BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT ANNOUNCED AS SOLE SUPPORT FOR ERASURE 2018 TOUR   ‘CHOREOGRAPHY’ – THE NEW ALBUM – OUT NOW NEW SINGLE – ‘LITTLE BIT’ – OUT 26 JAN 2018  BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT’s album ‘Choreography’ has taken him on a whirlwind ride in the last year or so,[…]

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NICK HODGSON

FORMER KAISER CHIEFS SONGWRITER RELEASES DEBUT SOLO ALBUM: “TELL YOUR FRIENDS” Friday 26th Jan @ 5pm – Reflex Records, Newcastle   Emerging back into earshot, erstwhile Kaiser Chief Nick J.D. Hodgson is pleased to announce his debut solo album Tell Your Friends. Set for release on January 26th 2018 on his own[…]

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JOE McELDERRY SET FOR HOMECOMING GIG

Joe McElderry at The Customs House   After wowing audiences as the lead in Bill Kenwright’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Joe McElderry has announced his own UK tour. And the highlight will be a homecoming performance at The Customs House in South Shields on Saturday, April 21, at[…]

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DEF LEPPARD

METRO RADIO ARENA NEWCASTLE SUNDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2018   DEF LEPPARD ANNOUNCES UK & EIRE HEADLINE TOUR PLAYING THE SEMINAL “HYSTERIA” ALBUM IN FULL PLUS OTHER SONGS FROM THEIR CATALOGUE THROUGHOUT DECEMBER 2018 On 19th January 2018 around the world, legendary British rock icons Def Leppard debut their full recording[…]

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Sage Gateshead: on sale from Friday 19th January

Sage Gateshead – On Sale Now Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce six exciting performances, which go on sale today (Friday 19th January). The Folkworks programme welcomes two great acts, visionary partnership pioneers Anna and Elizabeth with Benjamin Lazar Davis and award-winning RURA. Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,[…]

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CATHOLIC ACTION

CATHOLIC ACTION ANNOUNCE HEADLINE TOUR FOR FEB/MARCH 2018   Glasgow’s CATHOLIC ACTION have announced a fourteen-date UK headline tour next year that will see them bring their raucous live show to venues across the country, including London’s Birthdays on 23rd February.  Frontman Chris McCrory says:    “In Memory Of has been[…]

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THE LOVELY EGGS

THE LOVELY EGGS ANNOUNCE FEBRUARY 2018 UK TOUR WITH PORKY THE POET (AKA PHILL JUPITUS)   Hot on the heels of their rammed and raucous Autumn tour, Northern psychedelic punks The Lovely Eggs announce their next series of live dates for February ahead of their forthcoming album This Is Eggland (out[…]

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THE AMERICANS

THE AMERICANS return for Jan/Feb 2018 Tour   THE AMERICANS are delighted to return to the UK in January to play Celtic Connections and the UK Americana Music Awards, The Cluny in Newcastle, as well as club shows in Oxford, Winchester and Leeds. Los Angeles quartet The Americans released I’ll Be Yours earlier this year. Having started out as a[…]

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What’s on next week at Sage Gateshead

Next week (week commencing 22nd January) at Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead has a fantastic week in store, featuring the musical stars of tomorrow in the New Year New Artists festival. Early in the week, musical project This is the Kit takes over Sage Two to showcase their new album[…]

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Opera North

OPERA NORTH RETURNS TO THE NORTH EAST WITH A SEASON OF FATAL PASSIONS   Puccini’s much-loved tragedy Madama Butterfly returns alongside Opera North’s first ever production of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball).   Whistle Stop Opera takes a bite-sized Don Giovanni into community settings and schools.  […]

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Brit Floyd competition

The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show BRIT FLOYD Eclipse World Tour 2018 – Sat 3rd March Metro Radio Arena   Performing songs from Pink Floyd’s best-loved and biggest selling albums, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell plus much much more. And[…]

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New Year New Artists festival returns

New Year New Artists festival at the Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead will be showcasing rising music stars of the future in January, when the New Year New Artists festival returns. Celebrating the UK’s most exciting contemporary musicians from indie, folk, jazz and classical, New Year New Artists is set to[…]

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Halfway to Paradise

Halfway to Paradise The Billy Fury Story Playhouse Whitley Bay – Monday 29th January 2018 – 7.30 pm   Amazing new technology enables Billy & his original Fury’s Tornados to play together once again during this electric & emotional show. The show will feature 29 hits including “I Will“, “Last Night[…]

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What’s On at the Sage Gateshead

New performances at the Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce six exciting performances, which go on sale on Friday 12th January. International George Michael tribute act Wayne Dilks and his 8-piece band present a tribute to the late singer in Faith – The George Michael Legacy. Country sweetheart[…]

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