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.

Ryan Adams is playing in Gateshead this weekend.

7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Ryan Adams, Nik Kershaw, Coasts and Gilbert O’Sullivan

Here’s our 37th round-up of the year of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including concerts by Ryan Adams, Coasts and Dan Reed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Whats on
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.

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.

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.

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.

Cast will be headlining at Corbridge Festival.

Big music names head to Northumberland festival this weekend

Cast, Craig Charles, From The Jam, The Selecter, Lucy Spraggan, Keston Cobblers, Bloxed Beats, Coquin Migale, The Baghdaddies are just some of the bands who will be performing at Corbridge Festival.
Festival’s line-up reaches theatre

Festival’s line-up reaches theatre

Legendary rocker Ian Hunter and Canadian-American folk singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright will appear at the Mouth of the Tyne festival.

Mandy Watson in Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush.

Reaching heights of Kate Bush music

The music of Kate Bush will be ringing out in Whitley Bay as a top tribute act returns.

Royal Blood are about to make the step up from the likes of Newcastle's O2 Academy to arenas.

Review: Royal Blood live in Newcastle

Less is definitely more in the case of alternative rock duo Royal Blood.

Walter Trout.

Blues star Walter Trout at the Playhouse

Blues rock artist Walter Trout is back on stage as he brings his UK tour to Whitley Bay.

DJ Ricky Morrison

Top DJ Ricky plays at new Tynemouth venue

One of the UK’s most respected house DJs and record producers is making his first visit to the North East in more than 25 years to perform tomorrow (Saturday) in Tynemouth.

David Bowie tribute act Aladdin Sane, who will be perfoming at the Tynemouth Fake Festival this weekend. Picture by Rod Wetton Photography.

Festival’s back with top tribute bands

Get ready to rock as the Tynemouth Fake Festival returns.

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