The music culture in the North East is constantly growing. With large venues such as the Metro Radio Arena, O2 Academy and City Hall hosting well-known acts, smaller venues tend to get overlooked. Little do some people know, these independent music venues have hosted a range of household names that are known and loved – from Nirvana to James Bay. […]
Peter Kay has cancelled his 100-date tour due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’, including his seven dates at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena. The comedian was to play nine cities across the UK, including Newcastle. The 44-year-old asked for his privacy at this time. He issued a statement saying: “Due to unforeseen family circumstances I deeply regret that I am having to […]
Twelve years and one less brother later, Liam Gallagher returned to a sold-out crowd of 11,000 at Newcastle’s Metro Arena last Wednesday for a night of 1990s nostalgia. Surrounded by a wave of pretty green, paisley and bucket hats — there was no doubt that this crowd was ready for a night to remember with […]
In 2010, a nervous, floppy haired 16-year-old boy from Mullingar, Ireland had a dream to sell out arenas, make an album and work with some of the best artists in the world. He stood before X Factor judges, unsure of his fate. Little did he know, only eight years later, those dreams would have already become a reality after being paired with four other boys, and going on to become one of the […]
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 […]
With Halloween just around the corner, the hunt for the best costume is on and most people are taking to films to get their inspiration.
Without a doubt there have been some pretty memorable films, memorable characters and even more memorable costumes that come with them. Here is a rundown of the top 10 fictional characters that have sparked a costume rampage on the world… Wednesday Addams – The Addams Family: With her ghostly pale skin and monochromatic style, […]