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Stereophonics lining up 10th show at north east arena to promote LP No 10

Stereophonics fans in the north east can now look forward to a perfect 10 twice over.

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Liam Gallagher at the Leeds Festival. Photo: Katy Blackwood.

Liam Gallagher to play first north east show for four years

Latter-day rock legend Liam Gallagher has added a north east date to his upcoming UK tour, his first in the region for four years.

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Waterboys frontman Mike Scott.

Waterboys singing the blues again and on way back to north east

Singing the blues has always paid off for the Waterboys, just as it did for US singer and actor Guy Mitchell back in 1956, and they’ll be hoping to keep up that winning streak with their latest album, due out next month.

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Richard Thompson is returning to the Sage Gateshead.

Oops! Folk-rock veteran Richard Thompson has done it again

Oops! Richard Thompson has done it again.

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2,000 cyclists tackle 60-mile Northumberland coastal route for cancer charity

Around 2,000 cyclists are making their way down the Northumberland coast today to raise money for a childhood cancer charity.
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The Killers are returning to Newcastle in November.

North east date is doubly wonderful news for Killers fans

It will undoubtedly be wonderful news for Killers fans that their five-year wait for a new album is now almost over, and the fact that the band will soon be on tour over here to promote it can only be better still, doubly wonderful even.

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Robert Plant is returning to Newcastle in November.

Rock legend Robert Plant returns to Newcastle City Hall for first time since 2002

Rock legend Robert Plant has announced his first date at Newcastle City Hall for 15 years to promote his latest solo album, due out in October.

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Alice Cooper can be seen in Leeds in November.

Alice Cooper’s back in north, and so are his old bandmates

US rock veteran Alice Cooper hadn’t put a new album out for six years until the end of last month or headlined a tour this side of the Atlantic for almost as long, but, to quote his 1986 single of that name, he’s back.

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Dive in for free pool fun

Dive in for free pool fun

It’s all going swimmingly at Tynemouth Pool as the centre prepares to host a free open day for swimmers of all ages.

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Isla won the world championship for under 8s.

Isla is the world champ

A Whitley Bay schoolgirl has been crowned the world champion for her age group at a dance contest.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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The Manic Street Preachers return to Newcastle this Saturday.

Manic Street Preachers promising square deal this weekend

1980s pop act the Bangles might have been more bothered about Mondays being manic, but this Saturday, August 5, is set to be much more so as Newcastle’s Times Square hosts what will undoubtedly be one of the north east’s biggest shows of the summer.

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Two decades of dancing

Two decades of dancing

A North Tyneside dance school has reached its 20-year milestone having helped to inspire and shape the personalities and futures of hundreds of children.

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Sting. Picture by Eric Ryan Anderson

Sting to play one-off concert in north Northumberland

North-East legend Sting will come home to the region this October to perform a special benefit concert at Bamburgh Castle.

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US singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet.

Murder mystery the inspiration for US rocker’s latest album

Most north east folk won’t have the foggiest notion who Bobby Fuller is, but a chance to find out is on offer at the Sage Gateshead this weekend.

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Maxwell Thompson who plays Michaels Darling in Peter Pan at the Playhouse, Whitley Bay this summer.

Children selected for show

Talented young performers have beaten off strong competition from hundreds of others throughout the north east to secure coveted roles in an eagerly awaited musical visiting The Playhouse, Whitley Bay, next month.

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Eight-year-old Leo Bailey-Yang, in practice for the Hebden Bridge Piano Festival

Trio of dates for pianist

A young, but incredibly talented piano star will be performing a trio of concerts in North Tyneside this week.

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Mister Maker & The Shapes Live. Photo by Paul Clapp.

Mister Maker is in town

A children’s television favourite will be appearing live on stage with some of his colourful friends next week.

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Whitley Bay choir aim to raise notes for Royal Marines charity

A Whitley Bay choir has taken up a challenge from the Royal Marines to raise funds for the Commando forces’ own charity.

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Eric Brace and Thomm Jutz will be performing in Tynemouth.

Grammy-nominated singer heading to Tynemouth

A Grammy nominated country singer-songwriter and producer is heading to Tynemouth.

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