Reece Darwent

Lisbon Headline Communion's Clubnight At The Cluny 2

Lisbon Headline Communion's Clubnight At The Cluny 2

Whitley Bay natives Lisbon are set to play The Cluny 2 on Friday 21st, as part of the March instalment of Communion Newcastle’s Clubnight evenings. The four-piece achieved regional acclaim performing at Evolution Emerging Festival in 2013, following free releases of their singles Rio and Liberty City, and have been compared to the likes of […]

 Lisa Glover

Booze, Beats, And Bait! – The Boiler Shop Steamer Returns Tonight!

Booze, Beats, And Bait! – The Boiler Shop Steamer Returns Tonight!

The Boiler Shop Steamer is a vibrant event that takes place on the first Friday and Saturday of each month, in Newcastle. It’s a fusion of food, drink, music and art based in the impressive surroundings of the Boiler Shop; the birthplace of Robert Stephenson’s Rocket. The event was founded by Adam Riley, of The […]

 Natasha Steel

Review: The Lake Poets @ INDEPENDENT

Review: The Lake Poets @ INDEPENDENT

An emotional home crowd greeted The Lake Poets and friends

Two years ago Martin Longstaff probably never thought he would play a sold out gig in INDEPENDENT. But since his first show there a little over two years ago (and across the road now, since it’s moved house) a lot has happened for The Lake Poets, and rightly so. Support came from This Little Bird, […]

 Mark McConville

The Lake Poets Line Up Intimate Homecoming Gig

The Lake Poets Line Up Intimate Homecoming Gig

A host of Sunderland folk mainstays gather for special charity show

It’s been a busy few months for Sunderland’s sweetest sons. No sooner have The Lake Poets put their feet up after support tours with Let’s Buy Happiness, Nadine Shah, and John Smith, but their plotting a homecoming show of sorts – with a headline appearance at the trusty Independent. Martin Longstaff and his menagerie of […]