7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by the Magpie Salute, Black Stone Cherry and Def Leppard

Def Leppard.
Def Leppard.

Here’s our 49th round-up of 2018 of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including gigs by All saints, Black Stone Cherry and Def Leppard.

Next week’s will follow next Friday, December 14.

• US rockers Black Stone Cherry are playing at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena tonight, December 7. Tickets to see the Kentucky quartet, formed in 2001, are £39.50. Monster Truck and the Cadillac Three will be supporting. For details, go to www.metroradioarena.co.uk

• Pop veterans Madness are on at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena tomorrow, December 8. Tickets to see the London band, together from 1976 to 1986 and since 1993, are £43.80 or £56.50. The Fratellis will be supporting. For details, go to www.metroradioarena.co.uk

• Rock veterans Def Leppard play at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on Sunday, December 9. Tickets to see the London band, together from 1976 to 1986 and since 1993, cost £41, £52 or £62.75. For details, go to www.metroradioarena.co.uk

• All Saints can be seen at Newcastle’s O2 Academy next Wednesday. Tickets to see the reunited pop act cost £33.70. Jetta and Asher Knight will be supporting. For details, go to academymusicgroup.com/o2academynewcastle

• Alternative rock act Ocean Colour Scene are on at Newcastle’s O2 Academy on Sunday, December 9, and Monday, December 10. Tickets cost £31.45. Martha Reeves and the Vandellas will be supporting. For details, go to academymusicgroup.com/o2academynewcastle

• Martin Stephenson and the Daintees, supported by Violet Times, are playing at the Sage Gateshead’s hall two tomorrow, December 8. Tickets cost £24.50. For details, go to www.sagegateshead.com

• US rockers the Magpie Salute are on at Newcastle’s Riverside tonight, December 7. Tickets cost £27.50. For details, go to www.riversidenewcastle.co.uk