7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Biffy Clyro, Pixies, Elton John and the Human League

Here is our 47th round-up of 2016 of concerts, plays and other shows on in the North East over the next seven days, including gigs by Biffy Clyro, Pixies and Elton John.

The Lindisfarne Story musicians Billy Mitchell and Ray Laidlaw

Journey of Lindisfarne

For more than three decades Lindisfarne was one of Tyneside’s favourite bands, and audiences in Blyth now have the chance to get up close and personal with two of its leading lights.


Sting 'saddened and distressed' by reports of illegal immigrants working on his luxury estate

Sting has said he is "saddened and distressed" amid reports that illegal migrants were discovered working on his luxury wine-producing Italian estate.

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Generous grant for choir’s new blazers

A male voice choir has received a generous donation to replace its smart blue blazers.


Piano recital in Seaton Delaval

A piano recital will take place at a Seaton Delaval Church this weekend.


International star heads to Seaton Delaval church

A musical evening with international opera singer Anne-Marie Owens and pianist David Murray will take place at Elsdon Avenue Church, Seaton Delaval, on Saturday.


80s legends back to sing

Eurovision legends will be hitting the right note with fans when they perform in Blyth at the beginning of next month.


Band find time for north east tour date

An evening of music will take place at Newbiggin Maritime Centre tonight.


Northumberland band takes first and third places

A band which is made up of members from across the county has won first place in its grade at a national competition.

Ashington Male Voice Choir at Northumberland Miners' Picnic at Woodhorn.
Picture by Jane Coltman

More 100th celebrations

A male voice choir is getting ready for further celebrations to mark its centenary year.


Pirates’ performance in Blyth

A nautical themed musical treat will be offered in Blyth to celebrate the Tall Ships.

Nick Cave at work on his latest album.

Nick Cave offering Thursday night at the movies

Alternative rock veteran Nick Cave is no stranger to the cinema, having taken bit parts in films including 1989’s Ghosts of the Civil Dead and 1991’s Johnny Suede and scripted others such as 2005’s The Proposition and 2012’s Lawless.


American singers at the Sluice

American youth choir Village Harmony will perform at St Paul’s Church in Seaton Sluice.

The choir at Bede Academy

Pupils shine in concert

An audience enjoyed an evening of excellence as young musicians took to the stage for a summer concert.


Musicians tune into modern technology

A music group is hoping for hit after hit as it launches a new website.


Johnny Hates Jazz....but loves Bedlington

Ahead of topping the bill at 'Northumberland Live at Bedlington' this coming Saturday, lead singer of Johnny Hates Jazz, Clark Datchler has sent a message to North-East music fans from the other side of the world.


Fine voices at church

A concert will take place at a Seaton Delaval church this weekend.


Centenary concert a celebration of music

Hundreds of people turned out to celebrate the centenary of Ashington and District Male Voice Choir at its celebratory concert.

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