Amie

Michael Rice: Interview

Michael Rice: Interview

  If the gigantic smile that’s tattooed to his face isn’t a big enough hint that the news of winning £50,000 is overwhelming, then the fidgeting and sweaty palms do. From small-time busker to winner of BBC One’s All Together Now, Michael Rice talks about his rise to stardom. I didn’t even get a chance […]

 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 […]

 Pamela Bilalova

North East teen brings Wretch 32 to Newcastle

North East teen brings Wretch 32 to Newcastle

One of the UK’s leading urban artists will be performing at Newcastle’s O2 Academy on April 30, thanks to 19-year old Jason Blackburn from Hartlepool. The one-off concert will be one of Wretch 32’s first performances in more than two years and his supporting acts will be Bugzy Malone and Ex on the Beach’s Ashley Cain. After […]

 Rebecca Leighton-Cox

The Vaccines to play intimate show in Hartlepool

The Vaccines to play intimate show in Hartlepool

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV6eODKYHXI] The Vaccines will play at Hartlepool’s Borough Hall on March 28 ahead of their arena tour. The award winning indie-rock band will play  to a crowd of 1,150, meaning fans can watch the band in an intimate setting. Hartlepool’s Borough Hall has previously staged shows with the likes of Frank Turner & The […]

 Sarah Lester

Review: Boy Jumps Ship Steal The Show In Final Night Of Mapped Out Tour

Review: Boy Jumps Ship Steal The Show In Final Night Of Mapped Out Tour

Image courtesy of Matt Horne For those who like to let their hair down and rock out, this was one show that would have definitely filled that void. If you like a mix of punk, rock and metal, Generator’s Mapped Out tour provided Hartlepool with a show that certainly ticked off every item on that checklist. Kicking […]

 Sarah Lester

Boy Jumps Ship Bring Mapped Out Tour To A Close At Hartlepool's Clarendon

Get ready to mosh, as Generator’s Mapped Out tour is about to grace the North East once again. Featuring Newcastle’s very own up and coming punk rockers Boy Jumps Ship, the tour has worked its way across the length and breadth of the country and ends this Friday at The Clarendon in Hartlepool. Boy Jumps […]