New security procedures in place at Metro Radio Arena ahead of Katy Perry gig

Venue security at the Metro Radio Arena has changed ahead of a big gig at the venue next week.
Hairspray is bouncing back to Newcastle's Theatre Royal.

Locks to look forward to as Hairspray bounces back to city

Newcastle Theatre Royal audiences can prepare themselves for a week of beautifully coiffed fun once again as the crowning glory of feel-good musicals Hairspray returns to the city next week from Monday, June 25 to Saturday, June 30.

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Two music nights from Salvation Army

Two musical evenings are set to take place in Newbiggin by the Sea.

Demi Lovato is on in Newcastle tonight.

Here’s our 23rd round-up of 2018 of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including gigs by the W

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Poster for the Alnwick Castle concerts in July.

Father's Day offer for Alnwick Castle concerts

To celebrate Father's Day this weekend, dads are being offered the perfect gift – free tickets to the Summer House Sounds series of concerts taking place at Alnwick Castle Pastures in July.

VIDEO AND PICTURES: Brass is back!

Northumberland children go to Woodhorn to blow their own trumpets, horns, cornets, trombones......
Sister Sledge are supporting Nile Rodgers and CHIC.

Disco divas Sister Sledge to play in Alnwick

Dig out your dancing shoes, disco divas Sister Sledge are coming to Alnwick.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds winging way back to north east

North east fans of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will be over the moon about their imminent return to Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena.

James Dean Bradfield in action.

Live review: Manic Street Preachers at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Resistance is futile, according to Star Trek baddies the Borg, but they were wrong as the crew of the starship Enterprise invariably got the better of them.

Matt Cardle

X Factor winner to headline Live

A million selling, number one chart topping artist is set to headline Northumberland Live at Bedlington this July.

KOYO release their new single Jettisoned this month.

Music interview – KOYO: ‘People can expect a relentless, sonic spectacle from start to finish’

Less than seven months have passed since KOYO launched their critically acclaimed debut album, and with festival dates at Download, Camden Rocks, Bliss Camp, Great Escape Festival and Live at Leeds upcoming this year, the band are heading around the UK with a series of exclusive free warm up shows.

Editors are returning to Newcastle in October.

Editors bringing sound of Violence to Newcastle in autumn

Silence is golden, according to the Four Seasons, and for alternative rock act Editors so will be Violence, that being the title of their latest album.

Paul Skerrit Band

Marking 36 years of Ashington Jazz Club

Ashington Jazz Club will celebrate its 36th anniversary with a concert in the town.

Rebecca Sian Currie who will play the lead role in Made in Dagenahm at the Phoenix Theatre, Blyth.

Musical to be extra special for Rebecca

The British 1960s’ inspired Musical Made in Dagenham will come to Blyth next week, bringing with it the message of love and fighting for what is right.

Brian Fallon live at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle. Photo: Gary Welford.

Live review: Brian Fallon and the Howling Weather at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle

It’s now 10 years since US alternative rock act the Gaslight Anthem released their breakthrough second album, The ’59 Sound, and they’ll be reuniting in the summer after three years apart for a tour to mark its anniversary.

Sir Tom Jones performs in Alnwick in 2015. Picture by Jane Coltman

Superstar singer Sir Tom Jones returns to Alnwick

Music legend Sir Tom Jones is coming back to Alnwick, three years after power problems forced him to abandon his long-awaited show.

Northburn Primary School presented the Lion King.

Roaring success for school’s Lion King

The week before February half-term, Northburn Primary School produced a wonderful performance of Disney’s The Lion King.

Morrissey performing at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle in his first North East date in 10 years Pic: Carl Chambers.

Review: Morrissey, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Much has happened in the world of Morrissey since the iconic former singer with The Smiths last played in the North East back in 2008.
The Lightning Seeds are coming to Blyth.

The Lightning Seeds to headline free Northumberland festival

Nineties indie band The Lightning Seeds have been announced as headliners of a free Northumberland festival.

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