Louise Barber

LIVE REVIEW: Turnover at Riverside

LIVE REVIEW: Turnover at Riverside

With the release of their third album, Good Nature on August 25, Turnover announced back in June that they would be returning to the UK as part of their world tour. It would be hard to imagine that any of the other venue of their eight date UK leg could be bouncing as much as […]

 daniel benson

Public Service Broadcasting to play sold out gig in Newcastle

London-based band Public Service Broadcasting will play Newcastle’s Riverside on Thursday April 30, for the release of their new album The Race for Space. The tour kicked off with two nights at the National Space Centre in Leicester late February. Having no front-man and relying on samples from old public information films, archive footage and propaganda […]

 Daniella Keating

Review: Lower Than Atlantis Pvris and We Are The Ocean @ Newcastle’s Riverside

Review: Lower Than Atlantis Pvris and We Are The Ocean @ Newcastle’s Riverside

Three days into their 11-date headline tour Lower Than Atlantis stopped by Newcastle’s Riverside joined by Pvris and We Are The Ocean. Eagerly lining up outside the venue was a sea of teenagers and music enthusiasts, waiting to get to the barrier. Kicking off the night was female-fronted alternative rock band Pvris. At first the […]

 sophieheward

Interview: Wolf Alice on Glastonbury, touring and their love of Newcastle

Interview: Wolf Alice on Glastonbury, touring and their love of Newcastle

It was in 2010 when Ellie Rowsell and Joff Oddie started making wistful acoustic music together in their North London bedrooms and thus Wolf Alice was born. Ellie chose the name from a children’s story by Angela Carter, in which she noticed a likeness in “my big teeth and Joff’s innocent curiosity – he was […]

 Luke Overton

Wolf Alice to play Newcastle venue Riverside this weekend

Wolf Alice to play Newcastle venue Riverside this weekend

British alternative rock band Wolf Alice will be playing in Newcastle on March 28 as part of their UK tour. Having originally consisted of only two members, and producing folk-inspired music, the band developed their style into self-described “rocky pop” when adding a rhythm section in 2012. Since then, the band have been labeled as ones […]

 sophieheward

Glass Animals come to Newcastle's Riverside

Glass Animals come to Newcastle's Riverside

Oxford indie outfit Glass Animals are touring the UK next month and they’ll bring their experimental live show to Newcastle’s Riverside on March 6. Their debut album, Zaba, was released in June last year, and received outstanding reviews from the likes of Paste, NME and Clash. It was particularly successful in Australia – the leading single, Gooey, […]

 sophieheward

Wolf Alice to play Newcastle's Riverside on Spring 2015 tour

Wolf Alice to play Newcastle's Riverside on Spring 2015 tour

Alternative rock four-piece Wolf Alice have announced a UK tour next spring on which they’ll be stopping off at Newcastle’s Riverside for a no doubt enthralling night. The tour will see the band, fronted by glamourously grungy Ellie Rowsell, play 14 dates all over the country in just under three weeks. Wolf Alice last visited […]

 Lee Hawthorn

Review: Joey Bada$$ @ Riverside Newcastle

Review: Joey Bada$$ @ Riverside Newcastle

Whilst the heavens opened on Newcastle’s quayside, where the intimate Riverside venue resides, there was a monsoon of musical greatness inside. With Joey Bada$$ joined by fellow Pro Era emcee Kirk Knight, with Statik Selektah DJing, supported by the London pairing of Loyle Carner and his rapper-producer best friend Rebel Cleff, lyrical gems rained upon […]

 Lee Hawthorn

REVIEW: Lisbon @ Riverside

Fresh from their tour supporting Eliza & The Bear, Lisbon returned to the region to play an intimate Riverside gig, with support from Pride and Immy Williams. Mixing £2.50 doubles with the equally intoxicating musical talents of the diverse line-up was always a recipe for success. Local seventeen year old soloist Immy Williams sang a […]

 Lee Hawthorn

Lisbon play Newcastle's Riverside ahead of debut EP launch

Lisbon play Newcastle's Riverside ahead of debut EP launch

This coming Saturday (October 25), Whitley Bay quartet Lisbon return to the region after a nationwide tour with Eliza & The Bear. Resulting in the band’s first O2 Academy gigs in Leicester, Islington and Birmingham, they’ve also recently released smash singles Blue Love and Rio, both of which attained BBC Radio One plays. The aqua-funk […]