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Seal ‘Standards’ Tour

SEAL ANNOUNCES 2018 UK TOUR IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM “STANDARDS”   British soul legend Seal has announced UK tour dates for 2018 in support of his tenth studio album “Standards”.  Including our very own Sage Gateshead on 13th February 2018 .  Backed by a big band, the multi-award winning star will[…]

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Too Many T’s at Think Tank

Better than an away day with your lady to Haiti! Too Many T’s – Think Tank? Newcastle 11th October 2017   We headed down to Think Tank last night for a midweek night of hip-hop, headlined by the amazing Too Many T’s.  It was the first night of the South London rappers[…]

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Synth Pop Pioneer BLANCMANGE Plays Newcastle   Blancmange are set to release a new album of 10 songs written and recorded by Neil Arthur and co-produced by Benge (Wrangler/John Foxx & The Maths and Gazelle Twin co-producer). Blancmange will also embark on a UK tour to coincide with the album’s release. Kicking off in[…]

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A Sketch for Sammy

Sunday for Sammy presents A Sketch for Sammy 2017 Featured image – Sunday for Sammy 2016  photo: John Millard   Four budding comedy sketch writers are about to get the chance to have their work performed by a leading North East comedy group with the funniest being shown in a very special[…]

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STEREOPHONICS ANNOUNCE 2018 UK ARENA TOUR  METRO RADIO ARENA, NEWCASTLE MONDAY 12TH MARCH 2018   One of Britain’s best live bands Stereophonics will embark on a major UK arena tour in February 2018 following the release their new album ‘Scream Above The Sounds’. Twenty years after their debut ‘Word Gets[…]

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Lindisfarne Festival 2017 review

Vikings & Punks unite for an epic Lindisfarne Festival    Here at Nights Out In Newcastle we need no excuse to party!  We love a BIG night out and so were absolutely thrilled when Lindisfarne Festival invited us for an epic weekend of fab music, fun entertainment and endless excitement.   We dusted off the festival[…]

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ELEANOR CONWAY ‘WALK OF SHAME’ 2017 TOUR   Some people talk the talk but don’t walk the walk, one person that puts her money where her mouth is, is comedian Eleanor Conway.  Her debut stand up show ‘Walk of Shame’, enjoyed sell out audiences and immense critical success on the free fringe[…]

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80 Years of Cinema

80 Years of Cinema Celebrate 80 years of cinema at Tyneside Cinema Saturday 26 – Monday 28 August – Tyneside Cinema – 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QG   This August Bank Holiday Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema will be celebrating its 80th Birthday year with a special programme of films from[…]

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STARSAILOR OCTOBER UK HEADLINE TOUR INCLUDING A SHOW AT NEWCASTLE BOILERSHOP – 21st OCTOBER     British quartet Starsailor have unveiled the video for their latest single ‘All This Life’, the title track from their upcoming album, which is out September 1st via Cooking Vinyl.    Lead singer and guitarist James Walsh explains:[…]

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Newcastle in the Sky

Newcastle in the Sky’s latest chef to be confirmed has the formula for success   Newcastle in the Sky 2017 is set to get a taste of the fast lane after the announcement of the latest chef to take on the skytable. Red’s True BBQ Newcastle this week finalised the[…]

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Stevie Van Zandt

First UK Tour in 25 Years – Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul   Stevie Van Zandt, a founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, has announced that he will embark on a seven-date UK tour in November 2017. The tour will see Van Zandt – also known as[…]

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The Coo’s Lick

The Coo’s Lick  The Tanners Arms – 17th August 2017   ~a guest blog by Pete Shilton from Splitting Sides Comedy     We’ve an absolutely cracking lineup for ‘The Coo’s Lick‘.    We’ve MC Julian Lee runner-up in the 2017 UK Pun Championship and one Quarter of Newcastle’s Famous Four Men in[…]

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TOO MANY T’S TENACIOUS UK HIP HOP DUO ANNOUNCE HUGE UK TOUR + LONG ANTICIPATED DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE ‘SOUTH CITY’ – 15th SEPT    The UK hip-hop duo – TOO MANY T’S – have announced a huge UK tour to coincide with their debut album release this autumn.  And the great news for[…]

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LEIF VOLLEBEKK UK SUPPORTING TOUR WITH MARGARET GLASPY NEXT MONTH + ANNOUNCES FALL EUROPEAN HEADLINING TOUR   CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ‘TWIN SOLITUDE’ OUT NOW VIA SECRET CITY RECORDS   After sold-out headlining concerts in New York City, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia, Ottawa, Toronto and more, plus an amazing 5 week tour this Spring with[…]

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Ed Byrne – Spoiler Alert

Ed Byrne – Spoiler Alert Playhouse Whitley Bay – Thursday 26th April 2018 – 8 pm   Is life that bad or have we good reason to complain about it?  Are we filled with righteous anger at a world gone wrong or are we all just a bunch of whiny little brats?[…]

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Hacienda Classical

Hacienda Classical – Live from Times Square ~ a guest blog review by Cheish Merryweather If you were witness to Manchester’s famous nightclub Hacienda then we’re sure you will be filled with nothing but happy memories of 90s nostalgia.  Rave culture has changed a lot since the club closed its doors[…]

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James at Times Square

James at Times Square ~ a guest blog review by Cheish Merryweather   The first weekend of the Live at Times Square gigs came to an end with James headlining the Saturday night with a memorable sing-a-long to many of their classic hits.  The night before witnessed Leftfield perform their entire Leftism[…]

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NE1 Restaurant Week

GET SET FOR SUMMER WITH NE1 NEWCASTLE RESTAURANT WEEK   When you just can’t face lighting another BBQ – NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week returns to save the day with the 14th event, which runs from 7 – 13th August inclusive. Diners will be able to take their pick from over[…]

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Lindisfarne Festival new features

Vikings & punks set to invade the coast, as new features and even more acts are announced for Lindisfarne Festival 2017   Organisers of Northumberland’s Lindisfarne Festival are delighted to unveil details about an exciting range of new features for the 3-day camping festival, along with another wave of music[…]

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Leftfield at Times Square review

Leftfield ~ a guest blog review by Cheish Merryweather   In 1995, Leftfield released their debut album Leftism and it became an instant dance classic and inspiration for the many artists that followed.  Which is why it was great news to hear there would be a revival and that the ageless[…]

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Vicolo: Live In The Lane August 2017 listings

Fridays from 8pm, Vicolo Coffee & Cocktails at Tyneside Cinema, Pilgrim Street/High Friar Lane, Newcastle   This summer Vicolo presents a series of free outdoor gigs every Friday with live music from folky pop to R&B, blues, jazz and soul.  Enjoy chilled-out live sets every Friday evening, the ideal setting[…]

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SEAN COLLINS South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Sunday 6th August – 8PM – £7   Canadian Sean Collins has been a stand up for 25 years, and his skills at the craft are considerable. He has a genuine ability to work with all audiences, and has a confidence that many[…]

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PETE FIRMAN South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Friday 4th August 8.30PM  – £10   The UK’s leading comedian/magician heads to South Tyneside with his critically acclaimed live show. Recently seen on ITV1’s ‘The Next Great Magician’, BBC1’s Let’s Sing & Dance for Comic Relief and star of BBC1’s ‘The Magicians’.  Expect Pete’s[…]

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STEFFEN PEDDIE:99 problems and the chips STILL ain’t one South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Friday 4th Aug 7PM – £7    99 problems and the way to solve them! Are there everyday problems or questions you need answered? Let Steffen Peddie, a man who has multiple problems every day, show you the[…]

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Ray Quinn Headlines Whitley Bay Christmas Panto 2017

X Factor Finalist Ray Quinn Headlines Whitley Bay Christmas Panto 2017 X Factor Finalist and West End performer Ray Quinn will headline this year’s Pantomime, Cinderella, at the PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay.  Ray will play the part of Prince Charming, the lovable prince who rescues Cinderella from her Ugly Sisters at Hardup Hall. Ray joins[…]

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PETER BRUSH – “The worm that lived forever”

PETER BRUSH – “The worm that lived forever” South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Thursday 3rd August 7.30 – £5    After having the Customs House is fits of laughter at our regular comedy gig, this unassuming genius brings his new show to us before taking it to the Edinburgh Fringe! Peter Brush[…]

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CARL HUTCHINSON – LIVE! South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Wednesday 2nd August 8PM – £8   As seen on Comedy Central’s The Chris Ramsey Show! Jarrow’s funniest son is back! Expect the usual from Hutchy: killer gags, hilarious stories and his trademark twisted logic that has made Carl a must-see fixture in the comedy[…]

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SummerTyne Americana Festival comes to Gateshead

SummerTyne Americana Festival Tomorrow sees the start of the 2017 SummerTyne Americana Festival and Sage Gateshead looks forward to welcoming a great line-up of artists for what promises to be a memorable weekend. This year’s programme includes the only UK show from U.S. Stax legend William Bell, headlining Saturday night[…]

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The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers review  ~ a guest blog review by Cheish Merryweather Father Ted’s co-writer Graham Lincoln adapted the hit movie The Ladykillers for stage and a large part of me believes this is the best format for the macabre comedy.  The People’s Theatre certainly made it feel that way, as we[…]

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ED GAMBLE – MAMMOTH South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Monday 31st July 8PM – £7 Many people will have seen Ed when he was playing the lead role of Georgie Carlton in Channel 4’s Almost Royal. But he has now been seen numerous times on Mock the Week, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central,[…]

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Daliso Chaponda

Britain’s Got Talent comedian Daliso Chaponda brings his debut stand-up to Tyne Theatre & Opera House Tyne Theatre & Opera House – Saturday 12th May 2018   Tyne Theatre & Opera House are thrilled to add Britain’s Got Talent and Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer act, comedian Daliso Chaponda, to their 2018[…]

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