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North East gigs of 2014 – the Twitter verdict

North East gigs of 2014 – the Twitter verdict

2014 was quite a year for music in our region. From up-and-coming acts like Royal Blood selling out Riverside to legends The Who and Glastonbury headliners Kasabian rocking the Metro Radio Arena, we’ve never been short of some exciting live music to watch. Here’s what some North East Twitter users have to say about their favourite gig memories […]

 Sam Griffiths

Review: CHVRCHES @ O2 Academy

Review: CHVRCHES @ O2 Academy

You’re at Niagra Falls. Everyone around you is wearing one of those plastic blue macs and taking photos. You’re at the top of Mount Everest. You look 100 metres down and there is your co-adventurer, sitting, shouting something about fish and chips and a failing UK economy. You’re at a CHVRCHES gig in O2 Academy […]

 Sam Griffiths

CHVRCHES Arrive In O2 Academy Newcastle On Latest UK Tour

CHVRCHES Arrive In O2 Academy Newcastle On Latest UK Tour

After their debut album, The Bones Of What You Believe, reached the giddy heights of number 9 in the UK album charts back in 2013, CHVRCHES have embarked on their first UK tour since it’s release. After hitting the British music scene last year when they finished 5th in the BBC’s Sound Of 2013 list, […]

 Sam Griffiths

The Northern Lights Live Music Round-Up: Chvrches, Eagulls, And O2 Academy Newcastle

The Northern Lights Live Music Round-Up: Chvrches, Eagulls, And O2 Academy Newcastle

Gig Of The Week: Chvrches It’s definitely pronounced Churches, and it’s definitely going to be good. The Scottish synthpop trio will be playing Newcastle on Friday following the release of their debut album late last year. After finishing fifth on the BBC Sound of 2013 and peaking at number 9 with The Bones Of What You […]