Courtnie Kerr

The Jonas Brothers return!

The Jonas Brothers return!

After much speculation, the Jonas Brothers are officially back. This really is an SOS (don’t wanna second guess… you know the words, I hope). In a tweet on their band account, @jonasbrothers, they announced their newest single ‘Sucker’, officially confirming that the trio are back in action. The band, consisting of three brothers, Nick Jonas, […]

 Courtnie Kerr

Eight independent music venues in the North East

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. […]

 Courtnie Kerr

Peter Kay Cancels Long Awaited Tour

Peter Kay Cancels Long Awaited Tour

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 […]

 Courtnie Kerr

LIVE REVIEW: Liam Gallagher – As You Were Tour, Newcastle

LIVE REVIEW: Liam Gallagher – As You Were Tour, Newcastle

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 […]

 Courtnie Kerr

REVIEW – Niall Horan Flicker

REVIEW – Niall Horan Flicker

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 […]

 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 […]

 Courtnie Kerr

Top 10 Fictional Characters That Inspired Halloween Costumes

Top 10 Fictional Characters That Inspired Halloween Costumes

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, […]