Music

 Mark McConville

The Lake Poets Line Up Intimate Homecoming Gig

The Lake Poets Line Up Intimate Homecoming Gig

A host of Sunderland folk mainstays gather for special charity show

It’s been a busy few months for Sunderland’s sweetest sons. No sooner have The Lake Poets put their feet up after support tours with Let’s Buy Happiness, Nadine Shah, and John Smith, but their plotting a homecoming show of sorts – with a headline appearance at the trusty Independent. Martin Longstaff and his menagerie of […]

 Josh Hollis

Editors In Newcastle For Academy Show

Editors In Newcastle For Academy Show

Dark Disco quartet Editors return to the region this week

“You came on your own, that’s how you’ll leave”. Not only are these words a near-enough perfect portrayal of my (fairly wretched) social life during early adolescence; but they’re also the opening lines of an iconic chorus which will rattle Newcastle’s O2 Academy this Wednesday as Editors come to town. The critically acclaimed Birmingham band […]

 James Morris

The Darkness Are Still Going And They're In Middlesbrough Soon

The Darkness Are Still Going And They're In Middlesbrough Soon

Bloody hell, remember them!?

Brit Award winners and early millennial spandex spokesmen The Darkness return to the region this month, with an evening at the Middlesbrough Empire on Wednesday 27 November. The occasion? To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the release of the number one debut album, Permission To Land. The East Anglican rockers who, yes, are still a […]

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