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Wallsend’s Junior scoops a US music award

Wallsend singer ‘Junior’ Turner, has picked up a prestigious award at the USA Independent Music Radio Awards.

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Biffy Clyro are playing in Newcastle tonight.

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.

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North east band STAN release tribute to home city

North east band STAN release tribute to home city

It’s common for musicians to release songs about lifelong love affairs, but for one north east band the subject isn’t about a lover, it’s about their passion for Newcastle.

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Learn the basics of guitar with musician

A six-week guitar course will start on Thursday night in Tynemouth.

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Sting

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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Music, puppets and more

Music, puppets and more

A stellar line-up will be taking to the stage at a North Tyneside theatre over the coming weeks.

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Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell

Taking Lindisfarne to sea

Ahead of their upcoming gig on DFDS’s North Sea Sounds event, we spoke to Lindisfarne’s Ray Laidlaw.

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Professor Robert Winston

Fine line-up at Playhouse

Comedy, music and unusually genetics will be on stage at the Playhouse, Whitley Bay, over the coming weeks.

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A fitting tribute to a musical legend

A tribute to a musical legend will be on stage at a Whitley Bay venue later this month.

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Buskers on the Shields Ferry. Picture by Craig Leng.

Funds from Shields Ferry festival

There was rock n’ rolling on the river as buskers took to the Shields Ferry.

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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.

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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.

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St Thomas More School sign-North Shields.

Women’s chorus holds open night

A women’s choir is holding an open evening to showcase its talents and attract new members.

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Metro Radio Arena.

Lisbon line up for arena gig

Whitley Bay band Lisbon is the latest act to join the line-up for Graham Wylie Foundation’s Run, Rock n Raise gig at the Metro Radio Arena on Sunday, September 11.

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Organist to play at church event

Internationally renowned concert organist James Parsons, director of student development at the Royal College of Organists will give a concert at St Paul’s Church, Whitley Bay, on Friday, at 7.30pm.

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Susan Robertson from Ravenswood Singers

From Vienna to Broadway

A north east choir will be performing in Whitley Bay this weekend.

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Band is almost sold out

Only a few tickets remain for a five-piece band who will be on stage at The Playhouse, Whitley Bay as part of the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

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Pianist returns for recital

A piano recital will take place in North Shields on Friday.

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