Courtnie Kerr

Eight independent music venues in the North East

The music culture in the North East is constantly growing. With large venues such as the Metro Radio Arena, O2 Academy and City Hall hosting well-known acts, smaller venues tend to get overlooked. Little do some people know, these independent music venues have hosted a range of household names that are known and loved – from Nirvana to James Bay. […]

 Josh Stothard

NARC Fest 2017: Preview

NARC Fest 2017: Preview

The multi-venue festival is back for another year with the event kicking off this July. NARC Fest gathers some of the hottest independent music performers for a night of diverse sounds. The free festival will leave those in attendance spoiled for choice, from alt-rock and psychedelia to noisy DIY pop and Jazz, there is a venue for […]