Mark Tyers

Ballad Of The Princess – Leddie MC takes stock of her career to date

Ballad Of The Princess – Leddie MC takes stock of her career to date

Leddie MC is one the North East’s best rappers and producers and one half of Middlesbrough duo L&S.  Fresh from her first gig in 18 months, Mark Tyers talks with Leddie about supporting The Game and Chester P, career lows, getting engaged, her solo EP and L&S’s next album.   MT: So how did last […]

 Sarah Laird

Review: North East Live Hits Some Of The Right Notes

Review: North East Live Hits Some Of The Right Notes

If you were in the vicinity of the SR1 postcode last week you probably heard the commotion at the Stadium of Light. Ten acts took to the stage to perform a pop extravaganza at the region’s second North East Live event. Despite attracting an audience of almost 35,000, the organisers had obviously heavily advertised the […]

 Ellen McGann

North East Live – Young Writers Given The Chance To Win Tickets

North East Live – Young Writers Given The Chance To Win Tickets

  Young writers from across the North East have been given the chance to have their say about Sunderland’s biggest music festival. Students from the region’s secondary schools, colleges and universities have been asked to write a mock review of North East Live 2014, with the best review winning tickets to the event. North East Live […]

 Angus Saul

EXCLUSIVE: One Direction To Perform Intimate Sunderland Gig

EXCLUSIVE: One Direction To Perform Intimate Sunderland Gig

One Direction’s have confirmed that they will be performing an intimate gig at the Sunderland Empire this summer. The concert will take place on the June 21, the day before North East Live kicks off, leading to speculation that 1D could be making another big announcement soon. Mike Stand, a spokesperson, said: “We are delighted […]