Aaron Hindhaugh

Live review: Yungen – Chosen tour

Live review: Yungen – Chosen tour

Yungen’s very first performance in Newcastle did not disappoint a packed O2 academy crowd that was full of energy. They were clearly ready for the show, with a chorus of ‘Yungen, Yungen, Yungen’ from the crowd moments before he appeared on stage. He started off with Chosen — also the name of his tour — and […]

 Courtnie Kerr

Twitter Livestreaming vs Live Music: Will social media take over the North East music scene?

Twitter Livestreaming vs Live Music: Will social media take over the North East music scene?

Twitter has teamed up with Livenation to stream live concerts, but will this have an impact on the North-East music scene? With venues like the O2 Academy, Metro Radio Arena and Think Tank, Newcastle is renowned for live music and shows, hosting a variety of names from Ed Sheeran to Iron Maiden. Twitter plans to […]

 Clinton Forde

Krept and Konan: A Night To Remember @ O2 Academy Newcastle

A Night to Remember is what was promised, and an evening that Newcastle will never forget is what was delivered courtesy of Krept and Konan. Expectation levels were set at an all-time high by the punchline dependant poetic pair. Having previously made an impression in the North East alongside Skepta, they now return back 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 […]