Music

 Emily Mertens

Sam Smith set for Debut Performance at Metro Radio Arena

Sam Smith set for Debut Performance at Metro Radio Arena

On Wednesday, Sam Smith heads to the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle for his debut performance at the venue. His most recent album, ‘The Thrill Of It All’, was released in November and features the hit singles ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ and ‘One Last Song.’ It topped the UK Albums Chart in the first week […]

 plamedie

Sunderland Celebrates International Women’s Day with a music showcase at local venue

Sunderland Celebrates International Women’s Day with a music showcase at local venue

Four music acts from North East, England came together to showcase their talents in honor of International Women's Day 2018

Spotlight Music UK hosted their International Women’s Day Showcase at Independent Sunderland on the evening of Thursday March 8. The music event welcomed some of the North East’s talent, such as: Eve Simpson, Twist Helix, Chain the Phoenix and Human X. The event — which took place on International Women’s Day — was certainly special. […]

 Northern Lights

MUSIC REVIEW: My favourite songs

MUSIC REVIEW: My favourite songs

By Daniel Parkes Conor Maynard ft. Anna Maynard – Camilla Cabello Havana – Sing-off In late 2016 – early 2017, Conor Maynard done a variety of “sing-offs” with artists such as Olly Murs, Pixie Lott and the Vamps. But, on Christmas Day 2017 Conor uploaded his latest sing-off against his 17-year-old sister, Anna Maynard. You get […]

 Sally Seaton

Review: The X Factor Tour – Check out the new twist

Review: The X Factor Tour – Check out the new twist

The X Factor tour added a new twist which allowed the audience to vote for their winner at the end of the night. Host Becca Dudley created a fun atmosphere making it feel like a live X Factor show while the top 7 acts; Raksu, Grace Davies, Kevin Davy White, Matt Linnen, Lloyd Macey, The […]

 Ellie Lyal

PREVIEW – Download Festival 2018, Donington Park

PREVIEW – Download Festival 2018, Donington Park

Three rock powerhouses will once again reunite for a monster weekend in June, this time bringing the very pioneers of British heavy metal in for the Sunday finale. Black Sabbath will share the 2018 Download festival main stage from June 8 until June 10 with classic rockers Guns N’ Roses, complete with original guitarist Slash, […]

 Plamedie Poto-poto

REVIEW: The Script at Metro Radio Arena

REVIEW: The Script at Metro Radio Arena

What does freedom mean to you? That is the question The Script asks their fans. The concert generates answers from supporters around the world about the importance of being free. After a two-year absence from Newcastle, alternative pop-rock band The Script returned to animate the Geordies at the Metro Radio Arena. The trio were greeted […]

 Amie

The North-East wait to see Hartlepool busker in singing competition final

The North-East wait to see Hartlepool busker in singing competition final

The North-East waits for the final off BBC One’s All Together Now, as a Hartlepool busker is in with a chance of winning £50,000. The new hit show hit our screens in January, and during the six week competition singers from across the country perform to a panel of 100 judges in a bid to […]

 Northern Lights

Should we be excited for the Arctic Monkey’s homecoming?

Should we be excited for the Arctic Monkey’s homecoming?

All the news about indie music in 2018 is regarding the release of the Arctic Monkeys’ new album. As a huge indie fan, I have waited for a sign of productivity from the Sheffield based band — it seems a long time since the announcement of ‘AM’ in 2014. But it seems lead singer Alex […]

 Louise Barber

GIG REVIEW: Bowling For Soup at O2 Academy Newcastle

GIG REVIEW: Bowling For Soup at O2 Academy Newcastle

There are literally no words to describe how amazing Bowling for Soup were on Saturday night. The guys played to a sold out O2 Academy Newcastle crowd and certainly did not let their older age be a problem. Despite the really early stage time of just 8pm, the show was in honour of their 15th […]

 Megan Quill

Demi Lovato World Tour 2018

Demi Lovato World Tour 2018

It’s happening! Pop-rock singer Demi Lovato has finally announced a world tour with UK dates and they aren’t just in London! After years of tours for her previous five albums, Demi has never done an official UK tour but at long last she will be giving the British fans what they have always asked for. […]