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Jake Bugg at the Sage, Gateshead: a review

Jake Bugg at the Sage, Gateshead: a review

Words by Robert Halligan Last night I went to see Jake Bugg at the Sage in Gateshead. Despite freezing cold weather, overpriced drinks and a long metro journey back and forward from Sunderland, I loved it. Upon entering the Sage, I saw Jake’s merchandise and I tried to restrain myself. I thought: “I can’t be wasting […]

 Ryan Fisher

Tyneside to host BBC 6 Music festival

Tyneside to host BBC 6 Music festival

Newcastle and Gateshead have been selected to host the second BBC Radio 6 Music festival next month (February 20-22). The line-up includes The War on Drugs, The Fall and Maximo Park who will feature during the two day festival. The War on Drugs, whose second album Lost In The Dream was named 6 Music’s album […]

 

Nick Cave to play the Sage Gateshead as part of 2015 European tour

Nick Cave to play the Sage Gateshead as part of 2015 European tour

Nick Cave has announced a solo European tour for spring 2015, with a show at the Sage Gateshead scheduled in for late April. After writing recently about the myriad of ways you could catch his semi-ficticious biopic 20,000 Days on Earth at venues in the region, the man himself has gone one better by including […]

 Gemma Hirst

The Kings Of Swing, Sage Gateshead

The Kings Of Swing, Sage Gateshead

Celebrating their 10th Anniversary, band leader Paul Francis and the swing vocalists who are more commonly known as The Kings Of Swing are bringing their sell-out American tour to the North East. The Kings Of Swing, who have up until recently being touring around Europe, are coming to Gateshead to invite you to join in […]

 Gemma Hirst

The Journal Culture Awards 2013

The Journal Culture Awards 2013

Last week, The Journal Culture Awards 2013 took to the stage at the Sage Gateshead, to celebrate arts and culture across the North East over the last 12 months. Hosted by Chris Connel, this was the Live Theatre actor’s second time as the compere, and although it wasn’t quite the Oscars, the awards showcased the […]