Mary Beange

Hit The North 2017: The music festival that took Newcastle by storm

Hit The North, Newcastle’s first ever inner-city music festival was praised as being a major success over bank-holiday weekend, as it saw more than 80 exciting bands play across 15 venues in the city. The multi-venue event saw hundreds of people travelling to the city to get a glimpse of some of the hottest acts […]

 Clinton Forde

Review: Wretch 32/Bugsy Malone @ 02 Newcastle

Bugsy Malone performing at 02 Academy Newcastle

What do you get when you combine Manchester’s most talented export since David Beckham mixed with London’s kingpin emcee in the heart of Newcastle…a swagnificent grade A certified top night! Do I need to say more? To bring more clarity to the occasion, the artists in question, Bugsy Malone & Wretch 32, truly epitomise the […]

 Charlotte Burton

Nina Nesbitt released new EP and returns to Newcastle

Nina Nesbitt released new EP and returns to Newcastle

Artists constantly change their genre of music through time with each album they produce, bettering their sound until they find one that fits them. A great example of this is Taylor Swift. In 2006 she was making country music from her bedroom with just her mind and her guitar. Now she is an international pop […]

 Luke Smith

Bowling For Soup @ O2 Academy Newcastle – Live Review

Bowling For Soup @ O2 Academy Newcastle – Live Review

Bowling For Soup just rocked Newcastle's O2 academy, check out our review and don't forget your Dickies.

After the apparent heartbreak that was 2013’s Farewell Tour, it seemed like an opportunity lost for anyone who’d never been to a Bowling For Soup show. However like an angel sent from the almighty in a beam of heavenly light, Jaret and the rest of the Soup boys have returned to the UK with their […]

 Sam Griffiths

CHVRCHES Arrive In O2 Academy Newcastle On Latest UK Tour

CHVRCHES Arrive In O2 Academy Newcastle On Latest UK Tour

After their debut album, The Bones Of What You Believe, reached the giddy heights of number 9 in the UK album charts back in 2013, CHVRCHES have embarked on their first UK tour since it’s release. After hitting the British music scene last year when they finished 5th in the BBC’s Sound Of 2013 list, […]

 Sam Griffiths

The Northern Lights Live Music Round-Up: Chvrches, Eagulls, And O2 Academy Newcastle

The Northern Lights Live Music Round-Up: Chvrches, Eagulls, And O2 Academy Newcastle

Gig Of The Week: Chvrches It’s definitely pronounced Churches, and it’s definitely going to be good. The Scottish synthpop trio will be playing Newcastle on Friday following the release of their debut album late last year. After finishing fifth on the BBC Sound of 2013 and peaking at number 9 with The Bones Of What You […]