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Sabrina Carpenter stuns in her first European concert at the Metro Radio Arena

Sabrina Carpenter stuns in her first European concert at the Metro Radio Arena

Sabrina Carpenter chats to Northern Lights about pursuing her love for music and supporting The Vamps on their Middle Of The Night tour.

Starting as a small town girl from Pennsylvania, to setting foot on her first European stage, Sabrina Carpenter is the girl you need to have on your playlist. At the age of six, Carpenter’s passion for music and a desire to perform was inspired by the artists her parents listened to. Speaking to Northern Lights, she said: “I can […]

 Courtnie Kerr

Twitter Livestreaming vs Live Music: Will social media take over the North East music scene?

Twitter Livestreaming vs Live Music: Will social media take over the North East music scene?

Twitter has teamed up with Livenation to stream live concerts, but will this have an impact on the North-East music scene? With venues like the O2 Academy, Metro Radio Arena and Think Tank, Newcastle is renowned for live music and shows, hosting a variety of names from Ed Sheeran to Iron Maiden. Twitter plans to […]

 Paul Barclay

Review: Mötley Crüe at Metro Radio Arena

Review: Mötley Crüe at Metro Radio Arena

Since 1981, the self proclaimed Saints of Los Angeles, Mötley Crüe have been rocking all over the world with their brand of sleaze filled, occasionally glammed up rock 'n' roll. But now, after 34 years, it is coming to an end.

After embarking on a final world tour which ends on New Years Eve in Los Angeles, the band will then be calling it quits and having a very well deserved rest. So, with this in mind, do they still rock live? Before we find out, we first have the theatrics of Alice Cooper. Watching some […]

 Lauren McLeish

Review: 1D bring ‘On the Road Again’ tour to Newcastle

Review: 1D bring ‘On the Road Again’ tour to Newcastle

The boys who didn’t win X-Factor may be an original member down but that in no way compromises One Direction’s ability to perform effortlessly to the masses. On Monday night they swept away the crowd with their powerful voices and prodigious stage presence. Kicking off their huge set of 25 songs was Clouds which the […]

 Hanna Valley

Newcastle Film and Comic Con returns this weekend

Newcastle Film and Comic Con returns this weekend

The annual Newcastle Film and Comic Convention returns to the Metro Radio Arena on 28 and 29 of March. Focusing on bringing together fans of both Western and Eastern media, the con will feature elements of TV, film and comics, while also showcasing anime, manga and video games. With a wide range of activities and […]

 

Atomic Kitten to bring tour to Newcastle this June

Atomic Kitten to bring tour to Newcastle this June

Prepare to re-live the Noughties and be “Whole Again” as Atomic Kitten are bringing their anniversary tour to Newcastle’s 02 Academy. The 15 Years The Greatest Hits tour, their first headlining show in 11 years, will make a stop in Tyneside on June 8. Fans will be treated to the original line-up of Liz McLarnon, Natasha Hamilton […]

 Jack Asbery

Michael McIntyre returns to the North East this November

Michael McIntyre returns to the North East this November

Award-winning comedian Michael McIntyre returns to Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena in November with his new Happy and Glorious tour. This follows from his successful tour Showtime in 2012, which made him the biggest selling comedian of that year after earning £21 million. Alongside his stand-up career, McIntyre has recently taken on the role of talk-show host […]

 Angus Saul

Top Gear Live comes to Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

Top Gear Live comes to Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

The explosive Top Gear Live screeches into Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena for three days this February. The infamous trio of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, are going on a UK tour, turning their hit TV show into a live motoring comedy, and what Top Gear show would be complete without brilliant pyrotechnics? “We’ll […]

 Jordan Brooks

"You can feel the Northern community" Spark’s Jordan Brooks speaks to Kaiser Chiefs

"You can feel the Northern community" Spark’s Jordan Brooks speaks to Kaiser Chiefs

Spark’s Jordan Brooks speaks to Peanut and Simon from Kaiser Chiefs about their ongoing tour, why they love playing in the North East and how The Voice doesn’t get in the way of Kaiser Chiefs. #####

 Rebecca Leighton-Cox

REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs @ Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs @ Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

Kaiser Chiefs did not disappoint with an energetic show at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on Thursday February 5. The Brit Award winning band are renowned for their high energy indie-rock anthems, pleasing and shocking fans with their effortlessly dynamic live performance. The five-piece band from Leeds have released four studio albums, however, it was obvious […]